André Almeida scored from a free-kick in Valencia’s 3-0 win over Real Betis on Thursday night, after which the Portuguese admitted that he had converted a set-piece for the first time in his career.
Almeida, who joined Mestalla for €7.5m from V. Guimarães in the summer, has made a promising start to Spanish football, adding two assists and scoring two goals for his new team since arriving in La Liga.
“I’m really happy. It’s my first free-kick and it’s the most important thing to help the team win,” he told Movistar+.
Andre Almeida scores his first free kick of his career for Valencia against Real Betis 🎯🇵🇹.
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Also, the Portuguese Thierry Correa also started the match on the right side of Valencia, who moved up to 10th place.º Place. Betis had Rui Silva in goal and William Carvalho in midfield, but Edgar González was forced to pay the price of a red card when he headed Almeida’s free kick in the 63rd minute.rd min.