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Spain 'debuts' in the Nations League with a draw against Portugal (1-1)

Published:2/06/2022 - 22:36h

Updated:5/06/2022 - 22:49h

Spain has started the League of Nations with a tie against Portugal in Benito Villamarín. Luis Enrique bet by four footballers of the FC Barcelona in his alignment title

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Spain has not been able to strike first in the Group 2 of the League To of the League of Nations. The selection trained by Luis Enrique has conformed with the tie in front of Portugal thanks to a goal of Álvaro Morata in the first part, preceded of a 'jugadón' of the Spaniards comandado by a Gavi that has gone back to show that it is a veteran of the football in the body of a youngster of 17 years. 'The Red' went out with four players of the FC Barcelona like headlines.

Luis Enrique bet of start by Sergio Busquets, Gavi (80 minutes), Jordi Alba and Ferran Torres (63 minutes) in his alignment and the bet did not fail him, especially by the one of The Palaces and Villafranca, the one who went back to show to taste on the field and was attentive to mark the rhythm of the team and add to the attack. It manufactured the played of the goal of Álvaro Morata that opened the marker and justified, with all the ones of the law, the confidence of his seleccionador.

Portugal, without Christian of start, equalised the efforts of 'The Red' in the field and did sufficient merits to have advantage in the marker, although they were not fine in the final metres. The star of the AC Milan, Rafael Himãor, had the clearest opportunity: it Received inside the area and, with all for 'break' the goal of Unai Simón, shot too high. André Silva also could punish to Spain with a shot that did not see goal by little, but the ones of Luis Enrique were more effective.

And it is that, in the equator of the first part, 'The Red' signed a grandísimo contragolpe comandado by a Gavi that did it everything well: it Stole, it drove it sent a pass medidito so that Sarabia served a centre to Álvaro Morata, that defined to pleasure to punish to the selection trained by Fernando Santos. Shortly after, it could arrive the second thanks to Being used to, the one who hunted a refuse of Dioho Coast, but commanded it was.

Horta Marked the tie

In the resumption, the strengths equalised and the party lost shine but reached him to Portugal to sign the tie to fault of ten minutes for the end. Unai Simón dressed of hero to avoid the 1-1 in the 59', after Himãor 'seated' to Llorente inside the area. Had his hand manually against the goalkeeper of the Athletic of Bilbao and this commanded it was. The ones of Luis Enrique reacted with an occasion of Morata, but his finish in the 1x1 left was.

Jordi Alba also tested luck with a powerful finish after a fault, but did not find goal and finish leaving was. Sarabia Also looked for his opportunity with a shot that escaped by the side of the network of Diogo Coast. It did not go until the 82' that the marker went back to move, so that they signed the tables in a played in which the Spanish defence remained portrayed: I Cancel 'it broke' by the right and centred so that Ricardo Horta, entirely only, beat to Unai Simón.

Like this it is the group of Spain

The selection of Spain belongs to the second group of the League To and finishes the first date in the third position with a point, the same that Portugal. The Reppública Czech appears like unexpected leader after winning by two goals to ones to Switzerland this Thursday, that has remained in the last square of the classification.

  1. Czech Republic: 3 points.
  2. Portugal: 1 point.
  3. Spain: 1 point.
  4. Switzerland: 0 points.

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