The Spanish coach admitted that the victory against Switzerland (1-0) had been difficult, but emphasized his team’s defensive strength.
Fati failed to utilize his playing time and created no opportunity for his teammates. However, this is nothing to worry about for Luis Enrique. “Ansu is 17 years old, but he already knows what he will find in the matches. We have our model because it depends on the work of the whole team. Against Switzerland it was a difficult match for everyone in because of their strong pressure, but I think we’ve solved things well “, first emphasized the Iberian coach.
“Playing in front of 15,000 spectators is an optimistic sign for everyone”
Spain’s attack was also frustrated in a 0-0 draw against Portugal last week, but defensively the 2010 world champions looked impressive. In a 15-match unbeaten streak dating back to November 2018, La Roja dropped just six goals. A reason for satisfaction.
“Pau, Eric and Diego have done well, everyone has contributed in their place and tried to improve. They can play with someone who is a benchmark, like Ramos, and they feel they can play with him, help him and correct and with “, then added Luis Enrique about his defenders.
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Spain’s final match in this international break, away against Ukraine, is scheduled for Wednesday. It could be played in front of about 15,000 spectators as part of a trial to reintroduce fans to games in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, and Enrique is excited about the prospect. “Playing in front of 15,000 spectators is an optimistic sign for everyone. It’s better for the home team, but playing with the public is a joy,” he congratulated himself.