Celta’s defense improves against Braga

RC Celta returned from Braga with a scoreless draw in its second preseason match. The match was rather slow paced and both teams were more concerned about no receiving goals than scoring them, Celta in particular, which decided to puto to practice defensive skills used in practice these last days against a solid team.

The home team had a couple of shy occasions. The team was badly affected after Okay’s injury.

In the second have the match was a bit more entertainment, but also more physical. The Portuguese squad played very hard. RC Celta finished the match invading Braga’s penalty area. The match ended with RC Celta in full attack modes. However, the scoreboard remained unchanged and Mohamed’s team came back to Vigo with a draw: Now Celta will go to England to ccontinue its preseason stage. Southampton and Fulham go next.


0-SC Braga: Matheus, Figueiras, Sequeira, Wilson, Xadas, Paulinho, Horta, Claudemir, Raúl Silva, Vukcevic, Lucas. También jugaron: Ryller, Fábio, Esgaio, Luther.

0-RC Celta: Sergio, Hugo Mallo, Araujo, Costas, Roncaglia, Juncà, Lobotka, Okay, Emre Mor, Brais Méndez, Beauvue. También jugaron: Apeh, Iván Villar, Mazán, Jozabed, Dennis, Cabral, Juan Hernández, Kevin, Hjulsager, Borja Fernández.

Goals: 0 goles.

Ref: Pedro Ferreira. Booked Figueiras with yellow card, SC Braga.

Stadium: Municipal de Braga.