Celta de Vigo is not having a good time in LaLiga in Spain. With Renato Tapia starting, the Galician team lost 1-0 at home to Girona and was just one step away from the relegation zone. As if that wasn't enough, the steering wheel of the Peruvian team He couldn't finish the game and had to be substituted in addition.
Renato Tapia, injured at Celta
Renato Tapia He once again showed a good level with his club; However, he was substituted after 78 minutes due to feeling unwell. In the pictures you can see that the midfielder is asking for a change. What happened caused divided opinions among fans.
While one group believed that “Cabezón” had a “great performance” in Balaídos, other sectors blamed him for Girona's goal.
“Celta’s problem is obviously not Tapia. He fails today and other days others fail. “Do you really think Celta's problem is Tapia?” were some of the comments
Renato Tapia is one of Celta's captains. Photo: Celtic
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Celta fans are demanding the departure of “Rafa” Benítez
To the surprise of many “Rafa” Benitez He decided to change the game system and introduce a line of 5 against the leaders of the Spanish tournament. His new strategy did not produce the expected results and his team suffered their third consecutive defeat.
Furthermore, while the game was taking place in Balaídos, Celta fans did not hesitate to express their displeasure, shouting against their coach: “Benítez, leave now.”
“We understand the public's confusion, we are the first to notice. Full support for 'Rafa' Benítez. These are things that happen, we have to move forward,” Tapia said about the strategist at the end of the game.
Celta Vigo: current results
- Celta 0-1 Girona (LaLiga)
- Celta 1-2 Real Sociedad (Copa del Rey quarter-finals)
- Celta 0-1 Real Sociedad (LaLiga)
- Valencia 1-3 Celta (Copa del Rey round of 16)
- Mallorca 1-1 Celta (LaLiga).
Spanish LaLiga table
Celta de Vigo managed only 3 wins in 22 games of LaLiga 2024. The Celtic team is in 16th place with 17 games, 1 point away from falling into the relegation zone.