Valencia CFTOThe technician puts the central almost indito against the Atlantic
CeladesI decided to line upMangalaagainst the Atlantic. The technician had argued on the eve of the meeting that thecentral frenchIt was one more option, although he has barely played since he signed for Valencia in summer. While it is true that theformer Manchester City playerThey were in the process of tune-up after a knee injury, the passing of the months had not led to many opportunities in the black and white team. MangalaKnee ligaments were broken on February 10, 2018, while on loan at the Everton. After the operation, he only played five games with the City subsidiary at the end of last season. Once in the ranks of Valencia since last August, MangalaI had only played 271 minutesDistributed in four appearances until this Friday.
However, it was his absence fromCup match against Cultural de Segundadivision that triggers doubts about fitness. In fact, after thelesin de Garay the central frenchI did not play against Granada in the Cup or against Getafe, in LaLiga.Mangala formed with Paulista,that he cannot play either of the two Champions matches by sanction.
The player’s performance was correct,no bulk errors: precise at the pass at the exit of the ball and withpresence in the auction,sometimes with excessive mpetu, in the plays to hand stopped in the area of the rival.I let Thomas go too farin the play of the second goal and by the time he wanted to react, the midfielder had already armed his leg to shoot and score 1-2. In the second partsaw a yellow card in the 67th minuteby stopping in an attempt to kick backVitoloafter a black and white corner kick. Mangala zancadille to the Canary player when he tried to turn and the referee did not hesitate to admonish the Valencian central.