Spain coach Luis Enrique mentioned he was “the chief” of the nationwide crew as he seemed forward to the 2010 champion’s opening match within the World Cup finals in opposition to Costa Rica on Wednesday.
“The chief of the nationwide crew needs to be the coach as a result of it’s me who decides who performs and after we journey and issues like that,” mentioned the Spain boss.
“I’m a frontrunner who has to offer options to the crew,” he added, insisting he was “very calm and searching ahead to beginning and giving folks one thing to rejoice.”
Enrique mentioned he had “most respect for Costa Rica,” who’re showing of their sixth World Cup finals.
“We all know Costa Rica and their gamers and their coach (Luis Fernando Suarez) is an knowledgeable. I’m certain they will be aggressive, and now we have to be attentive and get it proper as a result of we wish to go to the ultimate,” he added.
The Spain coach mentioned that “in concept” Alvaro Morata, Dani Carvajal, and Hugo Guillamon will all be out there after slight bodily points previously few days, and insisted his solely downside in selecting Wednesday’s facet was selecting between gamers on the prime of their recreation, reviews Xinhua.
“I don’t have any doubts due to doubts or tactical selections. My doubts are due to the excessive stage they’re displaying. The coaching periods have been spectacular and we’re working at a stage which means we’ll begin video games strongly.”
“I select my gamers as a result of ‘feeling’ I’ve and I’ll determine my crew tomorrow contemplating our rivals and the sport,” defined Enrique.
“We’ve ready one of the simplest ways potential. We all know what now we have to do and we’re a gaggle that has labored collectively for a very long time,” he added.
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