Valencia eased to a 3-0 win over Rayo Vallecano in the Spanish La Liga on Saturday, striking three times in the first half to put the result beyond doubt before the break.
Algerian forward Sofiane Feghouli scored in the 13th and 34th minutes before Pablo Piatti added another in the 36th.
Valencia played the final 20 minutes with 10 men after Andre Gomes was sent off.
Valencia remained in fifth place but closed to within one point of fourth-place Sevilla. Rayo and Getafe both stayed in the middle of the table.
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