Spain cannot be confirmed in the top two or eliminated after match day two, but a win over Poland would place them in a strong position heading into their final group game against a talented Slovakia on June 23. La Roja are bidding to win a fourth European Championship, which would make them the most successful team in the history of the competition; as it stands, they are level on three trophies with Germany, having triumphed in the 1964, 2008 and 2012 editions of the tournament. Spain’s preparations for Euro 2020 were far from ideal due to Sergio Busquets’s positive coronavirus test, but the national team have now had time to settle after a turbulent build-up, and they simply cannot be written off at this level despite struggling at the 2014 World Cup, Euro 2016 and 2018 World Cup.
”It is not the first time the Dutch monarch has been criticized during the COVID-19 pandemic. He apologized last year for taking his family on vacation to Greece. The family hurried home after a public outcry. The vacation did not breach coronavirus restrictions but it came just days after the Dutch government introduced what it called a “partial lockdown” in a bid to rein in soaring infections. ___Switzerland goalkeeper Yann Sommer is back with his national team after visiting his wife and their new-born daughter in Germany. Sommer posted a photo on his Instagram account with the message “Welcome to the family little sister NAYLA.
If you don’t have cable, you can sign up for fuboTV and Sling (or use their free trial) to watch online. More coverage via the Associated Press:The Latest on soccer’s European Championship:___Emil Forsberg converted a 77th-minute penalty to give Sweden a 1-0 victory over Slovakia and a big chance of reaching the knockout stage at the European Championship. Slovakia goalkeeper Martin Dubravka brought down substitute Robin Quaison as the striker ran in on goal after Alexander Isak’s deft flick. Dubravka dived the correct way on Forsberg’s penalty but could not keep it out. Sweden has four points in Group E and that might be enough to qualify.
Lloris says it will be hard “to talk to a forward and even an attacking midfielder. ”___Spain coach Luis Enrique says Álvaro Morata will start again when the team faces Poland on Saturday at the European Championship. Morata had been criticized by fans and Spanish media for his misses in the team’s 0-0 draw against Sweden. He had also been ineffective in Spain’s Euro 2020 warm-up match against Portugal.