Valencia, January 14 (EFE).- Women's field hockey coach, Carlos García Cuenca, expressed after Spain's victory over Great Britain (1-0) in Valencia that the difficult match was the one played on Sunday, but transcendent. On Tuesday against Canada, players will have to focus in order to qualify for the semi-finals of the Pre-Olympic tournament.
“We are very satisfied because the players worked and behaved one point above what we asked of them and this is a guarantee of success. We have to try not to get confused, although I think that will not happen because they are 100% focused and know the importance of the Canadian Party.
The Spanish coach explained about the match against the British team: “It was a very enjoyable match. We enjoyed it a lot on the field. These are the matches we like to play, and if they have an end like the end of the day, that’s even better.” .
“We have an exceptional goalkeeper and that gives us very security. We also have great players in attack who can solve the scoring problem at any time. Obviously today we did not have the number of chances that we had against Malaysia (7-0) but when we arrived it was dangerous and we “By embodying what had to be achieved.”
Garcia Cuenca pointed out, “The Canada match is the one that can give you the step to the second part of the competition, which is the last thing, and above that in a distinguished position, however, if things do not go well.” We can be excluded. “It is difficult because there may be circumstances (a three-way draw) and we cannot allow that because we are playing and doing things today.” Evie