Luis Enrique that he really struggled to make a decision regarding the left-back position for Spain’s squad ahead of their 2022 World Cup qualifiers against Greece and Sweden. He called up Jordi Alba and José Gayà, but admitted that Marcos Alonso’s omission 'is a bit unfair' given his performances in Spain’s previous games.
Luis Enrique on decisive qualifier vs Sweden: 'We won't play for a draw'
Following their 1-0 win away against Greece, a draw at La Cartuja (Sevilla) against Sweden on Sunday would be enough for Spain to finish top of their group and qualify for the 2022 World Cup. But Luis Enrique stated that his team will not change its style and will take the usual ...read more
Luis Enrique: 'Gavi’s unique'
Luis Enrique said he had doubts regarding whether 17 year-old Gavi would perform in front of 50,000 fans at the Estadio La Cartuja as Spain faced Sweden in the decisive final match of their 2022 World Cup qualifying group. The FC Barcelona midfielder then had a great game as Luis ...read more
Luis Enrique expresses his concern but remains confident
Luis Enrique discussed Spain’s late 2-1 victory at Georgia in their first game of the 2022 World Cup Qualifiers and expressed his concern ahead of their next match against Kosovo. The Spanish national team head coach also addressed Busquets criticism and said he remained ...read more
Luis Enrique: ‘I can see Marcos Llorente playing in any position’
Marcos Llorente received his first call up to the senior Spanish national team in November 2020. Luis Enrique spoke about Llorente’s versatility, since he’s played both as a midfielder and an attacker. ...read more