Never in his more than 10 years as a professional had he scored eight goals in the First Division and 10 in all competitions in one season.
TOeven if it wasn’t his best match as a green and white, Sergio Canales was again decisive for the Betis will add a point this past Sunday against the Valencia. A result that, despite not being the one he was looking for, helps him continue taking steps towards his European goal. On this occasion, allowing the Santander midfielder to set a new personal record in The league.
The Betic ’10’ participated directly in the strategy play with which his team opened the scoring against the Che team, returning a ball to Joaquin, assistant of Fekir. And before the break, he finished another rehearsed action with a tremendous shot from the edge of the area in what marked his eighth goal in the championship this season.
Never before the more than 10 years he has been a professional Channels had been able to score eight goals in First division in the same campaign. His best record was in seven goals, in his first year as a Verdiblanco, followed by the six he made in the 2009-10 season, the first complete in the top flight with the Racing Santander.
Adding the two targets he achieved in the Copa del Rey in view of Sporting de Gijón Y Real society at the beginning of the year there are already 10 goals scored by Sergio this season, one more than his best historical record situated in nine goals adding all the competitions two years ago. It is the first time he has reached double digits, to which he adds six assists.
Channels recovered his sense of accomplishment, curiously, back to the double pivot, where Pellegrini it returned to place it the last two days of the championship. All his goals this season have come in that position. Playing in more advanced areas of the field, the Santander improved his performance as an assistant, but did not manage to see the door even once in almost three months.
He is the Betic Pichichi again
Channels, with 10 goals between League Y Copa del Rey, breaks the tie with Borja Iglesias (nine goals) and is once again the top scorer of the Betis this season. Behind them appear Tello (five goals), Fekir Y Juanmi (four each). The Athletic clubTomorrow will be the next challenge for Santander in search of more goals, from the double pivot or perhaps ahead … and a new step towards the continental goal.