Sousa: ‘the more aggressive we are, the more chances we have to win’

Sat 19 June 2021 | 8:24

Paulo Sousa believes they need to become more aggressive in order to increase their chance to win the game against Spain tonight.


national team manager

Paulo Sousa

has called on his squad to be aggressive in their game against



Poland started their Group E game in

Euro 2020

with a 2-1 loss to Slovakia and Spain started theirs with a 0-0 draw against Sweden in Sevilla.

Now with Sweden’s 1-0 victory over Slovakia in their second game of the tournament on Friday, the pressure has increased on both Sousa and

Luis Enrique

to secure a positive result tonight.

Sousa is confident that they can keep themselves in the running for a last 16 place against Spain.

“We are going to have less possession than against Slovakia because we are facing a very technical team”,

he told an interview with



“We always work to win the games, even difficult ones like tomorrow, so we will do our best against Spain.

“We have to show our strength and aggressiveness. We cannot create scoring chances for our opponents and the more aggressive we are, the more chances we have to win.

“We are working on our strategy, but we are working on our mentality. We have to show aggressiveness, determination, and positivity.”

Sweden are currently leading the way at the top of Group E and Spain are third in the group, with their final group game against Slovakia on June 23.

source: SportMob