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Benitez gets the majority vote

Aiglon of the match

September 14, 2020

Benitez gets the majority vote

Beaten three times, Walter Benitez wasn't able to stop the defeat of his team on Saturday at Montpellier (3-1), despite putting in a remarked upon display.

10 saves for Benitez

After Amine Gouiri (2-1 against Lens) and Kasper Dolberg (0-2) against Strasbourg, the colossus is the 3rd Aiglon Crédit Agricole player of the match to be designated this season. 63% of the 1603 voters elected the Argentinian, who kept out 10 of the 13 Montpellier shots on target, and that despite being in pain after feeling his hip during the warm-up.

​We'll remember his double saves against Laborde (25') and then from Delort and Savanier (48'), unfortunately not enough in order to score a second consecutive clean sheet after the one he managed in Alsace.

Gouiri, rested then decisive

Rested by the Nice coaching staff following being injured with France's Under-21s, Amine Gouiri came on just after the hour. Enough for him to show up strongly, with a cross picking out the head of Dante with his first touch (3-1, 69'). Following his first assist - that for Dolberg at Strasbourg didn't make the official count as it took a deflection - the forward then had a dangerous shot in added time.

Dante completes the podium

The former Lyon player scored 26% of the vote. He finished ahead of Dante, the scorer of his 5th goal in rouge et noir (6%) and Hassane Kamara (5%).