Please enable / Bitte aktiviere JavaScript!
Veuillez activer / Por favor activa el Javascript![ ? ]

Portugal vs. Spain: Group B's heavyweight showdown as Ronaldo faces Ramos

ESPN FC's Gab Marcotti delves into Julen Lopetegui's sacking as Spain manager just two days out from their World Cup opener against Portugal. The FC crew react to Real Madrid's appointment of Julen Lopetegui as manager, questioning the timing as he prepares to lead Spain at the World Cup. Spain FA President Luis Rubiales says the sacking of Julen Lopetegui was in the best interests of the Spanish Football Federation. Group B has a massive clash early on as Spain take on Euro 2016 winners Portugal. Can Cristiano Ronaldo get his side off to the perfect start? How will Spain recover from the chaos that has enveloped them already, with Julen Lopetegui sacked before a ball has been kicked? Tom Kundert (Portugal) and Dermot Corrigan (Spain) look ahead to Friday's big match at the Fisht Olympic Stadium, Sochi. (function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(d.getElementById(id))return;js=d.createElement(s);;js.src='';fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}(document,'script','playbuzz-sdk')); What's at stake? Tom Kundert: When the World Cup group draw was made back in December at the Kremlin......


Published By: ESPN FC - Thursday, 14 June

Related Soccer Articles