Julian Weigl changed a little more than two years ago by Football Bundesligaister Borussia Dortmund to the Portuguese record champion SL Benfica. There, the five times national player now reached a milestone – which prevails only a little reason to joy.
Julian Weigl is in the midfield of capital city club Benfica the livestock. Also under the Nelson Verissimo installed as successor to coach Jorge Jesus, no match of the Lisboner without the 26-year-olds over the stage.
With his use against Boavista Porto (2: 2) last weekend Julian Weigl is already standing at 100 competitive games for the eagle – quite a milestone.
However, the recent games of the former BVB professionals were not characterized by Julian Weigly success. Against Boavista, one played a 2-0 lead, we also won his fifth yellow card and is missing in the next league game against Vitória Guimaraes.
Benfica threatens the next one
Clear is also: Trainer Verissimo did not realize the championship candidate on course. Under the former coach of the B-team, only four victories and three draws in ten games arrive so far. In the league, with 51 points, the Rivals Julian Weigling (57) and FC Porto (63) ranked at 51 points.
One last title chance played Benfica at the end of January in the final of the League Cup, when the team around Julian Weigl counted against Julian Weigling with 1: 2. The dream of cup win ended at the end of December with the eighth-finished final against Porto.
Feelingly conceivable that the next setback soon follows: On Wednesday, Benfica meets the champions League at Ajax Amsterdam in the second round of the Champions League, which the group stage is unbeaten and as a favorite goes into the two duels. Ajax was able to successfully make his sort against Willem II on Saturday with 1: 0.