Emery vows to solve Valencia's Mestalla complex after Zaragoza defeat

Los Che have now lost two of their last three games at home in La Liga and, consequently, are in danger of losing their grip on third place in the table
Valencia coach Unai Emery insisted that he could understand the frustration of the club's fans after Wednesday night's shock 2-1 defeat at home to Zaragoza but insisted that he will solve his side's Mestalla complex.

Los Che have been on good form at home in the Europa League but they have now gone three games without a win in their own backyard in La Liga.

Consequently, the handkerchiefs were out after a double from Zaragoza midfielder Apono consigned Valencia to a second home defeat in three games.

"Valencia at Mestalla are solid in parts but the reality is that the team are not winning," Emery conceded in his post-game press conference.

"But we must not lose perspective; we believe it will come in time. I'm saying that by the end of the season the handkerchiefs that have been taken out, will be back in their pockets.

"I believe in this team and there are solutions to our problems. This defeat hurts but now we must get back up."

Emery admitted that after taking the lead through Pablo Hernandez with just nine minutes gone, his players became complacent.

"It seemed it was too easy for us, just like the defeat at home to Mallorca," he mused. "And for that reason, I understand the reaction of the fans at the end.

"We clearly dominated the game but for all our chances, we could not add any more goals."

Valencia remain third in La Liga but they are just three points clear of fourth-placed Levante.

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