However, first Gabriel Paulista and then Maxi Gomez levelled the scores and two goals late in the second half from Manu Vallejo gave Valencia a win that will help raise morale around the Mestalla Stadium.
Serie A teams are expected to consider the competing bids and to make a decision by the end of the month.
WASHINGTON, Sept. 11 (Xinhua) -- Second seed Dominic Thiem of Austria and fifth seed Alexander Zverev of Germany defeated their respective opponents on Friday to reach the US Open men's singles final.
There are 13 venues planned in the Beijing competition zone. Among them are four newly built, seven renovated and two temporary venues. Up to now, the Shougang Ski Jumping Platform and the comprehensive training hall for China's winter sports teams have been completed.
WASHINGTON, Sept. 12 (Xinhua) -- Fourth seed Naomi Osaka of Japan outlasted an inspired Victoria Azarenka from Belarus 1-6, 6-3, 6-3 in the final to win the women's singles title of the US Open on Saturday.
"We didn't do enough in guarding Fernandinho and Kardec," admitted Hebei head coach Xie Feng.
This was the first US Open final to be decided by a fifth-set tie-break, while Thiem became the first player in the Open Era to rally from two sets down in a US Open final.
The 55-year-old manager claims additional playing staff is inevitable having to play a challenging season providing more week games than ever before in all competitions.
Elsewhere, Union Berlin and Karlsruhe were unable to break the deadlock within 90 minutes. Union snatched the ticket for the next round as Schlotterbeck was on target late in extratime. Enditem
Skocic was named as new head coach of Iran in February as a replacement for the Belgian coach Marc Wilmots, but he has yet to lead Team Melli in a match.
WASHINGTON, Sept. 12 (Xinhua) -- Following are the leading scores on Saturday from the third round of the US PGA Tour Safeway Open at Silverado Country club in Napa, California (par 72, United States unless noted):