Aiglon of the match
Aiglon du match: A first for Flavius!
Flavius Daniliuc is your Aiglon Crédit Agricole PCA of the Reims - Nice (0-0- match. With 48.5% of the vote, the Austrian defender finished well clear of his rivals. Amine Gouiri (23.8% of the vote) and Walter Benitez (19%) completed the podium.
In the cold and the rain, he felt right at home. At ease in combat and in playing the ball out from the back, Flavius Daniliuc has been named Aiglon of the match for the first time, in his 7th match in the rouge et noir shirt. Playing on the right of a three-man defence, the 19-year-old Austrian was faultless, allying power with calmness.
His numbers back up the impression he made on the pitch. The Nice player to have won the ball the most times (8, level with Nsoki and Schneiderlin), he also touched the ball more than any other Nice player (97) and played the most passes (74). Omnipresent, Daniliuc also made his impact felt from attacking set pieces, without managing to make it count.
Amine Gouiri finished second in your votes. A false 9, oscillating between the middle and the left wing, Gym's top scorer this season (8 goals) was at the heart of several attacking moves. Unfortunately, despite his 4 shots, he wasn't able to break through the Champagne club's defences.
Finally, Walter Benitez completes the podium. Impeccable throughout the game, the Argentinian colossus allowed the Rouge et Noir to collect their 5th clean sheet of the season. That was the real positive point of the evening, coming after a delicate spell from a defensive standpoint.