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Sports Spain: Morata receives use guarantee - plays Captain Busquets?

01:40  19 june  2021
01:40  19 june  2021 Source:   kicker.de

Busquets tests positive, set to miss Spain opener at Euros

  Busquets tests positive, set to miss Spain opener at Euros MADRID (AP) — Spain's preparations for the European Championship have taken a hit after captain Sergio Busquets tested positive for the coronavirus on Sunday and is in danger of missing key games at the tournament. Busquets will need to be in isolation for 10 days, and his participation in the European tournament is in doubt. The midfielder is already set to miss the team’s opener against Sweden on June 14 in the southern Spanish city of Seville. Spain’s second match in Group E is against Poland on June 19, also in Seville. All other players in the Spanish squad tested negative for COVID-19, the federation said.

Spain captain Sergio Busquets will travel with the squad on Friday for their second Euro 2020 Group E game against Poland after being given the all-clear from Covid-19 following a first positive test. Busquets has been allowed to rejoin the squad, the Spanish football federation confirmed, after a negative result in his latest PCR test -- but he is not expected to play against Poland. The midfielder had to self-isolate at home after his positive test on June 6 and has therefore not trained for 12 days.

Spain supporters have clamoured for Villarreal forward Gerard Moreno to take Morata ’s place on Saturday against Poland, at La Cartuja. Only six per cent of supporters who voted in a Marca poll wished to see Morata up front on his own, with 72 per cent preferring Gerard Moreno and 22 per Also, they can play together, because Gerard is a player that moves very well.” Moreno hit 32 goals across all competitions last season for Villarreal and Spain combined, with only Lionel Messi netting more in La Liga last season. The forward powered Villarreal to a famous Europa League triumph over

Spain is already under pressure after the gobless draw against Sweden for the start of the EM. That this did not take place alone on the floppy Alvaro Morata, Coach Luis Enrique made clear again. Meanwhile, Furia Roja had to proclaim positive news.

Wieder im Training: Sergio Busquets (li.) und der von den Medien angezählte Alvaro Morata. © Getty Images Back in Training: Sergio Busquets (Li.) And the Alvaro Morata chosen by the media.

coach Luis Enrique takes his attacker in protection

Morata was criticized after the 0-0 against Sweden in the Spanish media. Due to the awarded opportunities of the striker of Juventus Turin, for example, the "Marca" wrote: "This with Morata is now becoming debate."

Morata wants to work hard and not deflect

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Alvaro Morata 's finishing ability is again under intense scrutiny after Spain were held to a 0-0 draw by Sweden in their Euro 2020 opener and there have even been calls for him to be dropped for the must-win clash with Poland on Saturday. For months, nay, years, Spain ’s critics have pointed to the lack of a ‘killer’ in the box, a player like Raul, Fernando Torres, or David Villa. The latter two helped Spain dominate international football between 2008 and 2012, winning two European Championships and a World Cup, but it has been a barren spell since.

Spain supporters have clamoured for Villarreal forward Gerard Moreno to take Morata ’s place on Saturday against Poland, at La Cartuja. Only six per cent of supporters who voted in a Marca poll wished to see Morata up front on his own, with 72 per cent preferring Gerard Moreno and 22 per Also, they can play together, because Gerard is a player that moves very well.” Moreno hit 32 goals across all competitions last season for Villarreal and Spain combined, with only Lionel Messi netting more in La Liga last season. The forward powered Villarreal to a famous Europa League triumph over

his coach Luis Enrique looks different. On the press conference in front of the second group match of the Spaniard against Poland on Saturday evening (21 clock, live! At Kicker) in Seville, the former coach of FC Barcelona made clear: "It is an antiquated view of making only the striker for the goal shooting. "

understanding for the attacks on his player did not have the 51-year-old. Morata himself also took place on the podium and gave to see the written "relaxed". He wanted to accept the criticism, but not more. Instead of reading a lot in the media, the number 7 of the Spaniard would rather work hard.

Luis Enrique: "Great News" to Busquets

work hard, which was allowed Sergio Busquets, the nominal captain of Furia Roja, for a long time. He had been in self-isolation last ten days after a positive coronatest. Now the six of FC Barcelona has survived his corona infection, a PCR test in the night of Friday fell negative. A few hours later Busquets trained again with the team. An application of the 32-year-old seems unlikely. At least at the beginning. According to his coach, the play guide of the Seleccion is already in a good constitution.

The "great news" for Luis Enrique just come at the right time. Finally, the currently probably best striker in the world waits for Poland in Robert Lewandowski. "We have to make sure he does not get the ball at all," the Spanish coach presented. Meanwhile, Meanwhile received an emergency guarantee for the game in Seville. Further staff Luis Enrique only said: "Everyone can play together."

EURO 2021: Spain outclasses Croatia at the end of a disheveled match .
The Roja has imposed on Monday after being pushed into extension by the teammates of Luka Modric (5-3). Spain will face in the shifts the winner of the France-Swiss meeting. © Provided by the world The joy of the Spaniards, after Mikel Oyarzabal scored the fifth goal of the Roja, Monday, facing Croatia. Spain had entered the Euro 2021 by purring. Well oiled mechanics, Luis Enrique's Roja could not convince, when concretizing during a group stage without going.

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