Spain assistant coach Robert Moreno
Spain assistant coach Robert Moreno

Spain in contact with Luis Enrique despite his continued absence

ANI | Updated: Jun 08, 2019 12:17 IST

Leeds [UK], June 8 (ANI): Spain assistant coach Robert Moreno revealed that head coach Luis Enrique was in constant touch with him during Spain's 4-1 win against the Faroe Islands on Saturday.
Due to a family emergency, Enrique has not been seen with the team since March. However, Moreno said he was in contact with Enrique all week as they prepared for the game for the EURO 2020 qualifiers.
"I have been in contact with Luis all week as we prepared for this game. I spoke to him before the game about the line-up for today and we discussed tactics for the threat of the Faroe Islands. We maintained contact throughout the game, and we have a courier delivering messages to him at full-time," quoted Moreno as saying.
Moreno further added that he will be there so the team as long as the team needs him but Enrique will remain the manager of the team.
"I am here for as long as I am needed, but Luis remains manager of the team," he said.
Sergio Ramos scored the opening goal of the match in the fifth minute of the game, followed by Jesus Navas brilliant goal which took their lead to 2-0. However, in the 20th minute, Klaemint Olsen scored Faroe Islands' first goal. After three minutes, there was an own goal by Faroe Islands' Teitur Gestsson.
Later in the 71st minute, Jose Luis Gaya added another goal to Spain's side and consequently, Spain registered a 4-1 victory. (ANI)