Tuesday, March 12, 2019, 15h08

Grimaldo: the Best Defender of February


The 23-year-old Spaniard was the most voted by the coaches of the Liga NOS.

Grimaldo, Benfica's left-back, was considered the Best Defender of February by the coaches of the Liga NOS, through a poll promoted by the Liga Portugal.

The 23-year-old Spaniard gathered 14,35 percent of the votes from the coaches of the Portuguese top-flight, finished ahead of his teammate Rúben Dias and Alex Telles, from FC Porto, the third most voted defender.

Grimaldo started the four Benfica matches in February [Sporting, Nacional, Desp. Aves and Chaves], always completing the 90 minutes. He also racked up one goal and one assist.


Performance in February

Matches Result Minutes Goals Assists
Benfica-Sporting 2-4 (W) 90 -  1
Benfica-Nacional 10-0 (W) 90 1  -
Desp. Aves-Benfica 0-3 (W) 90 -  -
Benfica-Chaves 4-0 (W) 90 -  -


Text: Filipa Fernandes Garcia

Pics: Archive / SL Benfica

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