The German Borussia Dortmund team fell to its counterpart Valencia, by three goals to one, in the friendly match that took place between them on Monday evening, as part of the two teams’ preparations for the start of the new season.
Gonzalo Guedes scored the goal for Valencia before Marco Reus equalized through a penalty kick, then the Spanish team scored two goals in a row through Marcos Andre and Guedes.
This is the first match played by the Valencia team under the leadership of Italian coach Gennaro Gattuso.
Last June, Spanish club Valencia officially announced the appointment of Italian Gennaro Gattuso as technical director of the bat team, starting from next season.
The official account of the Valencia team, via the social networking site “Twitter”, published a video welcoming the Italian coach, inside the bat stronghold of the “Mestalla” stadium.
The video also included a message from Gennaro Gattuso to the fans of Valencia in Spanish, to announce his taking over as coach of the team, starting from the new season .
For his part, the Spanish newspaper “Marca” confirmed that Gennaro Gattuso will lead Valencia for two seasons, with the option of extending for a third season .
It is worth noting that Valencia has sacked its former coach, Jose Bordalas, despite the fact that there is a season left in his contract with the bats.