The coach of Spain called Russia’s victory in the penalty shootout lottery


Fernando Aerofoto: Mr Song / RIA Novosti

Head coach of Spain Fernando Hierro commented on his team’s defeat in the penalty shoot-out from Russia. About it the correspondent “”.

“Penalties are a lottery, and we were not lucky. We are all suffering. We had ambitions, but, unfortunately, we were not able to continue playing in the tournament,” said Hierro.

July 1, the Russian team defeated the Spaniards in the penalty shootout (4:3) after a draw in regulation and extra time in the match 1/8 finals of the world Cup. The following rival of the Russian team will be the winner of the match Croatia-Denmark.

13 Jun Hierro was appointed as the chief coach of the national team of Spain. The team changed the coach the day before the tournament in connection with the resignation Hulen Lopetegi.

The world championship will last until July 15.

Video, photo All from Russia.


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