November 12, 2020

Luis Enrique defends Ansu Fati after Spain winger resists Switzerland.

Luis Enrique defends Ansu Fati after Spain winger resists Switzerland.

Luis Enrique defends Ansu Fati

Spain boss Luis Enrique has actually protected Ansu Fati after he had a hard time to affect the 1-0 success over Switzerland in the Nations League.

The 17-year-old Barcelona winger, who is his nation’s youngest ever goalscorer, played 57 minutes in Madrid before being replaced by Wolves star Adama Traore.

Fati stopped working to capitalise on 2 excellent openings in the match, managing simply one shot and producing zero opportunities for team-mates.

He likewise failed to muster a cross and lost 4 of his seven duels as Switzerland’s 3-5-2 system proved tricky to break down.

with Silvan Widmer and Nico Elvedi offering difficult opposition down the Spain left.

” Man-marking is constantly an issue for the forwards, for everybody,” Luis Enrique stated on Monday as Spain prepare to deal with Ukraine.

” Our goal is to produce the best number of advantages for our attackers. After that, each game is how it is.

” Ansu is 17 years old, but he currently knows what he’s going to find in matches.

” We have our design due to the fact that it depends on the work of the whole team. Against Switzerland, it was a challenging match for everyone since of the strong and high pressing from them, however I believe we resolved things well.”

Spain’s attack was likewise annoyed in a 0-0 draw with Portugal last week, however defensively the 2010 world champions have looked impressive.

In a 15-game unbeaten run stretching back to November 2018, La Roja have yielded only 6 goals and kept 9 clean sheets.

Luis Enrique enjoys to see the likes of Pau Torres, Eric Garcia and Diego Llorente perform well in a battle for a starting spot and likewise believes the younger players can help captain Sergio Ramos enhance.

” Pau, Eric and Diego have actually succeeded, every one contributing in their place and trying to improve,” he stated.

” They have the ability to have fun with someone who is a standard, like Ramos, and they feel they can have fun with him, assist him and even remedy him. Leaders likewise understand they can find out new things.”