Sarabia offers the victory to Spain, the precious Morata, Akanji is in pain .. Finding peaks and failures of the Spanish victory over Switzerland in Geneva (0-1).
Sarabia presents her first success to Spain
Pablo Sarabia shone on Thursday evening during Spain’s victory in Geneva (0-1), and he is the author of a very good season under the colors of Sporting, as he was loaned from Paris Saint-Germain. The Spanish winger opened the scoring in the 13th minute with a pass from Marco Llorente after good pressure from Ferran Torres. Then Sarabia got another chance in a good pass on the ground from Jordi Alba, but his shot from the left side in the first intention exceeded (29). In the second half, he struggled like his entire team and was substituted in the 63rd minute. His goal allows Aroga to get its first success in the League of Nations and to finish second in the group from the Czech Republic.
Morata, the main piece
The Juventus forward has done some very important behind-the-scenes work for his team. He could not stand out at the offensive level, but he brought a lot to his partners in building the game and controlling the ball. Morata was essential in a pivotal role as he allowed the Spanish bloc to stay high in the first period with always fair rivalries. His physical play allowed him to direct the game and act as a mounting point for mass raising and game development in the opposite camp. Alvaro Morata won 7 of his 9 duels and had no fewer than 7 fouls in this match. An essential link in the Spanish formation Luis Henrique.
Pau Torres imposes himself as a Toulier
The Villarreal defender, who has a huge season, especially in the Champions League, confirms his ability at the highest level. Lacking defensive leaders since the departures of Ramos and Pique, La Roja may have found the lucky winner. Pau Torres touched no less than 117 balls and completed 97% of his passes. Speed and good standing, the 25-year-old is, above all, very calm when it comes to match making, climbing the ball by foot with an interesting stunt that has allowed his team to raise the bar for the block. A strong match from the Villarreal player who is likely to attract many teams this summer.
Manuel Akanji by default
The central defender of Borussia Dortmund had a very difficult evening against the Spaniards. In extreme difficulty against a frequently stopped Morata, the Nati defender didn’t take his opponent’s measure. He won only one duel out of five contested, lost 6 balls and made four mistakes, the last of which was Morata in the 67th minute that made him warn. A horrific match that will soon be forgotten.
The naysayer is in big trouble
The Swiss emphasized the difficulties they faced in this League of Nations. After two defeats against the Czechs and Portugal, the Swiss team lost in the third match against La Roja. In their garden in Geneva, Murat Yakin’s men showed almost nothing. Al-Nati dominated in the first half with a very low penalty kick and penalized it with a goal from Sarabia (13th place). Then the Swiss responded quite a bit in the second half without being really dangerous in front of their home crowd. Al-Nati remains in 5 matches without a win with a very negative record of 4 defeats and a draw and is ranked last in the Nations League group with 0 points.
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