Valencia tops Everton 1-0 for 5th at Champions Cup

Michel was the highlight for Valencia and it was his 53rd minute strike that helped down Everton.

updated: August 07, 2013 11:39 IST
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Miami Gardens, Florida: Michel scored in the 53rd minute to give Valencia a 1-0 victory over Everton on Tuesday in the playoff for fifth place in the eight-team Guinness International Champions Cup.

Michel, returning to the club for the coming campaign after spending the last season at city rival Levante, controlled Aly Cissohko's cross from the left side with his chest, let the ball settle at his feet and fired his shot past Everton's Spanish goalkeeper Joel.

The goal held up even though Everton had more than one good chance at the equalizer.

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