Mata insists Chelsea pal Torres can be happy with Spain display

Juan Mata defended Chelsea striker Fernando Torres' performance in their win over the Czech Republic.

Juan Mata defended Chelsea striker Fernando Torres' performance in their win over the Czech Republic.

Spain coach Vicente del Bosque had admitted the former Atletico Madrid captain was on trial going into the game.

Mata said: "Fernando Torres has played very well, he has tried but not been rewarded. We are all very happy with him and sure he will soon be back at his best."

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