Aiglon of the match

Super Walter

Monstrous, Walter Benitez is logically your Aiglon Crédit Agricole PCA of the match for Strasbourg - Nice (0-0). The Franco-Argentinean goalkeeper got 97% of the votes, with Morgan Schneiderlin (2%) and Dante (1%) behind him in the polls.

Seeing him at this level is not a novelty: it is simply a confirmation. He allows the Gym to keep moving forward, even when it faces the tide, as was the case at the Meinau. By recording a second clean sheet in a row in L1, after the one that allowed the Aiglons to overcome Angers (1-0), Walter Benitez put in an incredible performance at the weekend. Yet again. Making 6 saves, the Franco-Argentinean goalkeeper received a grade of 8/10 in L'Équipe and Nice-Matin. His outstanding performance, unanimously praised, was the best in 93 minutes of a solid defensive performance. The man of the moment in this draw against Strasbourg, which was achieved with 10 men for most of the second half and allows the Aiglons to maintain a 3 point lead over the Alsatians and to provisionally take back 2nd place in L1. All this while confirming their status as the best defence in the league (21 goals conceded) and the best defence on the road (7).

During the voting, you also wanted to praise the performance of Morgan Schneiderlin, who got better and better as the game went on. The n°6 helped to maintain the cohesion and the balance of the team with his experience and reading of the game.

You also praised the courage of Dante, the captain who never backed down in the fight and who was sent off at the start of the second period after a second yellow card.