Chronicle: Spain humiliates Germany in a night for history
Opinion Luis Enrique charges his game of big game
in 38 minutes,
Luis Enrique could
only smile without moving from his seat, avoiding any gesture of euphoria, no matter how much the situation invited.
The coach had opened the suitcase yesterday in Seville and had chosen to wear a shirt from the
World Wide Blitz
Tour, which in 1981 was carried out by the British heavy metal group
And, as an allegory, that was what was happening on the pitch, a barrage of aggressive chords that even included two goals from corners, something that had not happened in Spain since 2001. And also against Germany!
Luis Enrique was therefore a man more satisfied than euphoric, gladly contemplative of what up to now is his most complete work at the head of the national team - and it will cost to improve it one day.
But it is already known that happiness is rarely complete and the Asturian coach got upset in the form of hands on his thigh.
, 10 minutes meeting;
, just before the break.
Injuries that tarnish, even slightly, the huge climax of Spain to this last
international break of 2020
The next appointment for the national team will be on March 24 or 25, in the first qualifying match for the 2022 World Cup, a phase that will be drawn in December.
By then, Ramos will be the protagonist again, as he has been in this concentration.
, for leaving at the end of the game to accumulate one more internationality;
, for beating
in that section;
on Monday for his decision not to speak at a press conference to take care of his renewal process;
and yesterday for the injury he suffered in the final stretch of the first half.
He touched the
back of his right thigh
and immediately warned the bench that he needed the change, exactly like what Canales had done half an hour earlier.
The medical report offered by the RFEF medical services speaks of an "acute discomfort in the right femoral biceps" of the Real Madrid captain and of a "muscle injury in the left femoral biceps" in the case of the Betic.
It is not easy to discern which one is more serious, but it does not seem that any of them will be able to play this weekend with their respective clubs.
"Regarding the two Sergios, the doctors will be the ones to inform you, we believe that it is nothing serious or too important. It is an unpleasant moment, I feel bad about their clubs," said Luis Enrique at a press conference.
The situation is particularly worrying for Real Madrid, who are facing a
very tough schedule
On Saturday he visits Villarreal and on Wednesday he travels to Milan to play a key duel in his future in the Champions League against Inter.
Which centrals will Zidane be able to count on for that game?
Right now that is an unknown that tortures Real Madrid.
Because Ramos, said it remains, suffered a muscle injury yesterday whose exact scope will be known in the next few hours.
, meanwhile, was substituted at the break for France-Sweden, without the French federation offering details about whether he suffered any discomfort.
still out due to Covid-19 and Madrid are not at all convinced that he can play against Inter.
began training with his teammates on Monday after being unemployed for almost a month due to injury.
Another alternative is
, who will know today if he has already overcome Covid-19 or must still wait to return.
It was a great day for Luis Enrique, but a very bad one for Zidane.
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