Betis-SevilleTOHistorical figures for the captains of Betis and Sevilla
LThe two have many things in common: Andalusians, band players, talented, youth players who managed to succeed in their teams before packing to live new adventures, absolute internationals for Spain, with experience in foreign leagues and prodigal children who returned home To become captains.Joaqun Snchez and Jess Navas champion Betis and Sevilla, respectively, willing to continue writing from this Sunday their particular history in the Spanish derbies.
In the case of Buenos Aires, adding one more record that allowsIncrease your advantage as the player with the most matches of maximum local rivalry between Heliopolitans and Nerionenses.throughout history (accumulates 21). And in that of the palace, to match in Benito Villamarn, if his technician, Julen Lopetegui, considers it appropriate, Pablo Blanco as the player who has played the most derby defending the Sevilla shirt (19 in total).
For Joaqun, that last Saturday at the Bernabu ran out of minutes for the first time this season, be his 37th match against Nervin.It is the team he has faced most in his long career(The current one is his 20 campaign as a professional). He has played against Sevilla with Betis and Valencia, in LaLiga and the Copa del Rey, with Mlaga, in the domestic competition, and with Fiorentina, in the Europa League.
His first victory in a derby, in 2005, and especially the last two, including 3-5 of Ramn Snchez-Pizjun in January 2018and the 1-0 of last season in Helipolis, in which he was the author of the goal that gave the victory to the leading Verdiblancos and leaving from the bench, are undoubtedly his best memories of local rivalry duels. An appointment highlighted in the calendar that looks forward to. "I am looking forward to Sunday. Together we can make it a great day. I love you, Betis," he published in Buenos Aires on his social networks.
In the back account of his career on the lawn (he has a contract until June although to renew one more year) and with the responsibility that entails being the captain of the team and one of the reference shareholders of the entity (2% of the share capital) , Joaqun savor to the maximum this type of matchesaware of the importance they have not only in terms of points but also in moods. Winning the eternal rival can be the turning point for Betis de Rubi.
On the other side appears Jess Navas, who after his experience at Manchester City, returned home in 2017 to make history.On Sunday you can enter the top 3 players with more derbies, just behind Joaqun and Diego, I played them with both teams. One more record for his palmars after becoming last Saturday against the Atletico de Madrid in the player with the most games in the First Division with Sevilla (355), beating Manolo Jimnez (354).
The one of Los Palacios, converted on the right side after a lifetime as an extreme, seems to be left for a while. He ends his contract in 2021, when he moves towards 35, but those who know him closelyThey know what to do as long as they have motivation to play at the highest level, since it is a privileged one at a physical level, who takes care of himself and works like the one who does the most.
For Navas, raised on the road to Utrera, the derbies are no match. He has lived experiences of all kinds, but he tastes them like no other as he is one of the few youth players who jump into the grass on Sunday.A special date for a talent that dreams of the 2020 European Championship and whose relevance has increased compared to the past-The only Sevilla field player with all the minutes played in LaLiga-. And there is still the challenge of overcoming Juan Arza (171) in victories as Nerionense in Primera. Joaqun and Navas, legends of the derby, dolos of football.
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