Valencia defend exodus, youth plan

Valencia defend exodus, youth plan

Following fan unrest and a severe tightening of purse strings that resulted in the offloading of eight first-team players with no new permanent signings this season, Valencia did the talking on the pitch as they came from behind to thrash Real Madrid 4-1 at the Mestalla in La Liga on Sunday.

Despite what had looked set to be a chaotic campaign, Valencia have produced a statement win to add to previous victories at Real Sociedad (1-0) and at home to Levante (4-2).

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