Valencia edged out Real Madrid 93-89 on the road in game two of the Liga Endesa playoffs to draw the series level at 1-1.
Valencia though, up 41-22 at one stage in the second period, were pegged back in the third as the hosts, led by Sergio Llull narrowed the deficit to 73-71 heading into the final quarter.
The visitors though finished the game strong to even the series and test the Euroleague champions for game three.
Bojan Dubljevic led the victors with 18 points, while Llull’s game-high 28 was not enough for Real.
Barcelona had no such trouble in game two against Unicaja Malaga as the Catalan side won 91-70 against the side that topped the Liga Endesa table for the majority of the season.
Tomas Satoransky had 19 for Barca to go 2-0 in the series.