Before the round of 16 of the 2022 World Cup against Morocco on Tuesday (4 p.m.), Luis Enrique did not plan to work on penalties in the event of a penalty shootout. The coach of Spain had already asked his internationals to improve in club.
“At least a year ago, I told the players that they had to arrive at the World Cup with at least 1,000 penalties drawn with their respective clubs, revealed the coach of La Roja. a penalty, we won’t have time. I imagine that the majority of the players have done their homework because we will surely have a round where we will have to go through penalties. »
« For me, the cliché of saying it’s the lottery… No. For me, it’s not a lottery. It’s a moment of maximum tension where you have to show your qualities, take a penalty from a certain way. If you practice this action several times, the dynamics will be better.