19 January 2012

[Former B player] Nolito shines as the "agitator"

Nolito was the most outstanding player in Benfica's victory against a second division as the Santa Clara, which sail from the bench and demonstrated its role as "agitator".

They were all agreed the top three Portuguese sports newspapers ("A Bola", "Record" and "O Jogo"), which also contained praise for the coach to Lisbon, Jorge Jesús made just after the mourning over the end Cadiz.

The game, for the group stage of the League Cup Lusa, was more difficult than initially expected for Benfica, current leader of the League, and it fell on its side to the entrance of Nolito in the field, 65 minutes.

Barely three minutes had on the field, made him pass his first goal in the young striker Nelson Oliveira, one of the greatest jewels of the new batch of Portuguese and international players with lower grades.

In a move led by the Spanish-an ongoing headache for the opposing defense, also came the second goal, the work of Belgian midfielder Axel Witsel.

"Agitator", highlights in its first page "A Bola", while "Record" says Nolita "was born all" and "O Jogo" highlights three minutes in the field of Spanish player enough to break the scoreless tie on the scoreboard.

They also include the declaration of Benfica coach Jorge Jesús, who praised the actions of the player, who always "out of balance and creates problems," the opposition.

At this summer to the discipline of the "embodied" Nolito has become a key part in the scheme of Jorge Jesús despite not having secured a spot in the starting lineup, where it competes with Brazilian Bruno Cesar. (via SPORT)