Willy Caballero replaced Kepa in the Chelsea goal, but had picked the ball out of his net three times by the 27th minute as Callum Robinson scored twice and Kyle Bartley made it 3-0.
There was drama in the last minute of injury time when Robin le Normand had the ball in the Valencia net only for the VAR to rule it out for handball.
"I will be competing for the first time since running under two hours at the INEOS 1:59 Challenge. I'm happy to race with the dominant athletes, that is how the sport is and should be treated like that. Competition makes the sport beautiful," he added.
Former Schalke player Naldo will also join the coaching staff.
CHENGDU, China, Oct. 1 (Xinhua) -- Sichuan pleased home crowds by shocking title contenders Xinjiang 87-81, while Jiangsu got off to a flying start with a 85-68 victory over Beijing as the 2020-21 Women's Chinese Basketball Association (WCBA) league kicked off here on Thursday.
Miguel Angel Russo's men are now four points clear at the top of the Group H standings, with one match remaining before the knockout rounds.
With the result, Augsburg have won their first two Bundesliga games of the campaign for the first time in the club's history, while Dortmund suffered their first loss of the season.
He played in Benfica's 2-0 win over Moreinense on Saturday after which Benfica coach Jorge Jesus commented he was "pretty sure" it would be his last game for the Lisbon-based outfit. Enditem
"The question is how can you manage the club's return to the top eight of German football after a formative figure such as Clemens Tonnies has left," he said.
Maccabi will play their next game in Russia against CSKA Moscow on October 8, while Alba will host Bayern Munich in a German derby the next evening. Enditem
The first game of the day saw Alaves draw 0-0 at home to Getafe in a game that was more entertaining than the scoreline indicates. Both sides had chances to win, but the draw leaves Alaves with just one point from their first three games of the season.