Del Bosque Unfazed By Final Opponents
Spain manager Vicente Del Bosque says he doesn’t mind who his side face in Sunday’s European Championship final after progressing with a 4-2 penalty shootout victory over Portugal in Donetsk on Wednesday.
“The other semi-final will be a top game and whoever our opponents are, the final will be a great match. But we don’t care who our opponents are,” Del Bosque told reporters after Wednesday’s spotkicks victory.
Del Bosque added he felt his side had plenty of luck on their way to the final.
“Portugal were superior when it came to defending. We didn’t have that many opportunities, so it was very balanced,” he said.
“In extra time, it was slightly different, and then we had lots of luck in the penalty shoot-out. I want to congratulate Portugal because they played a great tournament, but we were lucky this time.”
He continued: “We don’t only want to defend; we want to attack as well. Of course, we are improving our defence and that’s thanks to the characteristics of our players. We’re very happy about that and that will help us to our next successes.”
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