Valencia hold Atletico

 Valencia forward Helder Postiga headed an equaliser in the final minute of added time to snatch a 1-1 draw at home to King’s Cup holders Atletico Madrid in an intense and entertaining last-16, first-leg tie on Tuesday.

After Raul Garcia had nodded the visitors ahead in the 72nd  minute, Portugal forward Postiga finally beat inspired ’keeper Thibaut Courtois when he was on hand to send a mis-hit Sofiane Feghouli cross into the net from close range after 93 minutes.

Atletico have won all their home matches this season apart from a 1-1 draw against Barcelona, who they play in La Liga on Saturday, in August’s Spanish Super Cup first leg.

“I think we deserved more but we are content with the draw, the tie is still open and we will carry on fighting,” Postiga said told a Spanish television. “The intensity of the team was good and we have to continue in the same vein,” he added.

“We were up against a great goalkeeper and a solid defence and we knew how tough it would be to score a goal against Atletico.” 

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