Last night, Villarreal surprised Bayern Munich in the quarter-final first leg of the Champions League. All with an excellent Giovani Lo Celso as a bonus.
Sensation. Undefeated in the Champions League since the start of the season, Bayern Munich fell last night against Villarreal in the quarter-final first leg. The team coached by Unai Emery won 1-0 thanks to a goal from Arnaut Danjuma, served by Giovani Lo Celso. The latter made a very good copy last night in front of the most of the Estadio de la Ceramica. Holder, the Argentinian was aligned in the right midfield position.
And it did not disappoint! The former Paris Saint-Germain player was in the oven and in the mill, he who did a hell of a job defensively against Alphonso Davies. Clean and technically correct, he was invaluable for his team and hurt the Bavarians, creating numerous chances and causing fouls. He also collected a lot of balls (6) and won many duels. Eight in total. In short, an XXL performance from Lo Celso, elected man of the match.
The Spanish press was thrilled with his match. AS talks about a “huge Lo Celso” against the Bavarian ogre before adding: “spectacular performance. Scourge of the Teutonic defense, lung of the yellow team. His partnership with Foyth was one of the highlights of Villarreal’s success. He made the key pass on Danjuma’s goal.. brand also enjoyed his match and dared the pun: “an exCelso partido“, translate an excellent match.
He rolled over Bayern Munich
“The Argentinian, a big winter arrival in La Liga, takes the title of MVP against a Bayern he dismantled (…) The Argentinian has very strong statistics. Recovery, good passes, area of influence. Forty minutes into the game, he hadn’t missed a single pass…and in uncomfortable areas of the pitch. UEFA awarded him the title of MVP of the match, with all the stars on the pitch it was more than deserved.in particular indicated the Iberian publication.
After the meeting, the Albiceleste international, acclaimed from all sides and who was repositioned as a second striker following the changes, preferred to focus on the collective rather than on his personal case. “We knew that we had to attack and defend all together to get a result, I thank the staff for their confidence. Everything is still open. We have to go there, do the same kind of matches as tonight. We know it will be hard, but anything is possible.. Even more with a great Lo Celso!