The Spanish team returned this Saturday to training at the Las Rozas Football City, after the victory in the penalty shootout in the quarterfinals of the Euro Cup against Switzerland, with a gentle training session with the absences of Pablo Sarabia, undergoing medical tests for a muscle ailment, and Aymeric laporte, who stayed in the gym due to fatigue.
Waiting to receive news of the magnetic resonance that Sarabia has undergone, injured in St. Petersburg in the first part of the quarterfinal match, the coach Luis Enrique Martinez He began to prepare for the semifinals against Italy by measuring the wear and tear of his players.
Laporte, the only outfield player who has completed all of Spain’s minutes in the European Championship, did not step on the grass and stayed in the gym to recover the muscle fatigue that you drag after playing five games, the last two with the addition of extra time.
The remaining 22 Spanish internationals were divided into three groups based on accumulated attrition. All together they released their legs in the warm-up, with a smooth running in the middle of a great atmosphere and listening to some encouragement from outside the amateur sports city.
A group formed by Jordi Alba, Sergio Busquets, Pedri, César Azpilicueta and Pau Torres they did running and stretching series in one area of the field. The rest of the squad had fun with rounds and exercises with the ball before Luis Enrique stopped Koke, Pedri, Dani Olmo, Álvaro Morata, Ferran Torres and Gerard Moreno.
They followed up with a higher intensity training, with an exercise of possession and pressure before the dispute of matches in confined spaces Eric GarcIa, José Luis Gayá, Marcos Llorente, Thiago, Adama Traoré, Mikel Oyarzabal, Diego Llorente, Rodri and Fabián Ruiz.
The Spanish team will leave this Monday for London, where on Tuesday they will face Italy, in Wembley, for a place in the final of Euro 2020.