Valencia coach Koeman has no arguments after debut defeat

Ronald Koeman's first game in charge of Valencia ended in a 2-0 defeat at home to Champions League rivals Rosenborg.

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After victory at Real Mallorca on the weekend, Valencia's home problems continued, despite the presence of new head coach Koeman.

The Dutchman had no arguments with the result and admitted: "Rosenborg defended very well, with many players behind the ball. They hit us on the counterattack and performed that expertly.

"We tried everything we could, I have no criticism with our efforts.

"Now we must target finishing in third-place so we qualify for the UEFA Cup."

Valencia's fans again turned on the players and defender Ivan Helguera added: "At home, we must improve very quickly. We need to help the coach, because he's just arrived. He knows we need to improve a lot.

"The reaction of the fans is expected because we haven't won here for a long time and they're suffering."

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