Luis de la Fuente, Spanish coach, was shown proud of his team’s game against Australia (0-1) despite what it cost to see the goal, ensuring that he is “quiet“Since they have” enough game “to score more goals and advance far into the remainder of the Olympics.
“To get a goal or two it is quite difficult in these tournaments. The positive part is that we generate many occasions and we have enough game to be calm. We have players scorers in the final phase and they are sure to score goals ”, he said when asked by . at a press conference.
“We generate many occasions and a lot of play. You just have to see the data, it’s hard for us to score. When you get such a victory, you gain confidence and security. This will give us other results in the future. We are aware that it costs a lot to win ”, he completed.
A Luis de la Fuente who introduced five changes, two forced by injury, to revitalize the team after the tie against Egypt in the debut, a situation that was reminiscent of the one experienced two years ago in the European under-21 who ended up winning and obtaining the Olympic ticket.
“What we experienced against Belgium on that occasion served us as experience to continue working with confidence and fortitude in the face of the great difficulties that each game entails. It was a sign that we have to bet on our style ”, he recalled.
“I am very calm because I know that whoever plays, will leave quality minutes because they are very good. I know that whoever puts it is going to contribute a lot, which is what it is about. We have a group of privileged people and they all leave everything in each game. I’m very happy about Mikel’s goal (Oyarzabal), has had other occasions and deserved to get the goal; and the more he’s going to put in, which is what gives me the most peace of mind, “he said about the new faces in the team.
Finally, he ruled out that the absence of Mikel merino in the call it was not due to physical problems: “He is a footballer very important for usToday it was his turn, in these rotations that I have said from the beginning that all the players are fantastic ”, he commented.