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Enrique Explains Spain’s Lack of Goals

Thu 12 November 2020 | 18:38

The Spain manager talked about his team’s performance following their Wednesday match with Netherlands.

Former

Barcelona

and current

Spain international team

coach 

Luis Enrique

shared his ideas on their clash with

Netherlands

after ending the game with a 1-1 draw. Though the Spaniards were ahead in the first-half the toughness of their opponent eventually led them to a tie.

“Scoring goals is the most difficult thing in football,” Enrique told reporters in the post-match press conference. “We have created opportunities to score more, and I don’t care. We have good players and good forwards. The goals will come. I’m not worried.”

The Spanish coach also commented on his decision to keep

Sergio Ramos

on the bench before sending him to the pitch in the final minutes.

“Bringing on Sergio Ramos was to respect and recognise a player and enable that he continues to add games to his record,” he said. “I didn’t make the change solely to generate good vibes.”

“In the second half we had imbalances in pressure, but we must recognise the difficult of playing against the Netherlands. We will try to rectify it.”

Enrique also had a talk about

Jose Gaya

after suffering from an injury which required him getting stitches above his left eye. “We’ll talk to the doctors to see the breakdown of the injury. Let’s see how it evolves,” he said. “We can’t rule out calling in another player, depending on the conditions. Tonight we will make a decision.”

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source: SportMob