Albert Riera makes his France debut with a defeat: Žan Vipotnik comes off the bench, Bordeaux without a win for more than a month
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In Slovenia, his techniques immediately led to top results, but in France, Albert Riera started his new adventure in a rather miserable way. The Spaniard, who recently left the Celje and moved to the bench of Bordeaux, made his debut in his new role at Angers. The home side, who played in Ligue 1 last season, were too strong an opponent and it ended 2-0 to Angers.
Albert Riera started the match by sitting the Slovenian national team striker Žan Vipotnik on the substitutes’ bench, where he did not stay for the rest of the match. The former Maribor goal scorer came on in 61. One minute after replacing Aliou Badji. But by then it was too late. Angers was already 2-0 up and didn’t squander the advantage.
Bordeaux played their fifth consecutive game without a win, the last time being more than a month ago. The club, which was tipped by experts to be favourites for promotion to Ligue 1, is currently on a modest 15. site Ligue 2. Leader Laval is already 14 points ahead…
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