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He can't stop winning now - Neville makes it three in a week

Valencia bagged another three points in La Liga with a win at

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GARY NEVILLE’S UPTURN in fortunes as Valencia boss continued with a third win in a week, 2-1 at Granada.

Elsewhere, Neville’s Valencia again rode their luck, but recorded back-to-back league wins for just the second time this season as Granada passed up a wave of second-half opportunities.

With confidence high from their 6-0 thrashing of Rapid Vienna in the Europa League on Thursday, Valencia started the stronger and only great saves from Andres Fernandez prevented Paco Alcacer and Andres Gomez from giving Valencia a half-time lead.

Dani Parejo eventually opened the scoring 10 minutes after the break when he swept home Alcacer’s knockdown.

However, Granada should have levelled in the final half hour as David Barral hit the bar and Youssef El-Arabi fired off target from close range.

Santi Mina sealed the points for Valencia on the counter-attack before Edgar Mendes pulled a goal back in stoppage time.

“I think at the moment we need to win all our games to keep the momentum going,” said Neville.

“The dressing room changed significantly in the last week in terms of mood as when you win there is a stronger belief.”

© AFP 2016

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