Benítez builds a wall in Celta

Celta de Vigo chained his second straight game without conceding against Germany’s VfL Wolfsburg, whom they defeated 1-0 this Saturday a lone goal from Unai Núñez from the middle in the first half and another remarkable defensive performance, a copy of what he had already shown against Olympique de Lyon.

Rafa Benítez had initially bet on a eleven that could well be the one with which the LaLiga starts against Atlético Osasuna. The only question is whether he will continue the double pivot with Tapia and Beltrán or improve it and introduce Gabri Veigato whom he provided 20 minutes as a partner of Patience in the scrimmage this afternoon.

The light blue technician’s tactical drawing appears immobile. The 4-4-2 formation has given Celta greater defensive strengthhis upcoming theme in recent seasons. Benítez built a walland his side haven’t conceded a goal in the last two games.

And it so happens that Wolfsburg, who had played another friendly against Italy’s Sassuolo two hours earlier, He dominated but hardly threatened Iván Villar and was very solvent when he had to intervene. The youth squad player continues to gain Benítez’s trust while awaiting the arrival of Rubén Blanco’s replacement.

The fight started with rhythm. The German team threatened Wimmer with an internship, but Tapia prevented this a cross from Kilian Fischer after he brought up Manu Sánchez’s defensive deficiencies. Celta responded with a long-range shot from Tapia and a long-range shot from Bamba that went wide.

Celta defended with closed lines and took the lead in a strategic move halfway through the first half. another aspect in which it has grown since the arrival of Benítez. Center of Aspas and Auction of Unai Núñez.

In the second part The first dangerous approach from Wolfsburg came in the 64th minute, another sign of the solidity of the new Celta. It was with a long shot. Benítez moved onto the bench and Swedberg used his minutes to the full. In the last gasp of the crash, a mistake by young goalkeeper Coke Carrillo It nearly cost the Celestials victory though Wimmer’s header bounced off the post.

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