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Spain coach Luis Enrique frustrated after Poland draw

Spain coach Luis Enrique rued two points dropped after their 1-1 draw with Euro 2020 opponents Poland.

Enrique was left frustrated at his side's lack of creativity in the 1-1 draw against Poland on Saturday night and highlighted the importance of securing a positive result against Slovakia on Wednesday.

The draw means that nothing less than a win against Slovakia on Wednesday will do for Spain as they look to avoid crashing out of Euro 2020 at the group stage.

"I hoped we would have more control and create more goalscoring opportunities, but we weren't able to," Luis Enrique said at full-time.

"Often the result masks over things and when it isn't positive, you have to analyse the match deeply."

The Spain coach stated that he needs to spend time re-watching the match, before praising Poland for a battling display.

"I really need to watch the match again and analyse it deeply," he said.

"The feelings aren't the best, clearly.

"Maybe we were better, but it was not enough to win, clearly.

"[Poland] were brave, they looked to press us.

"They did not create a lot of chances, but they scored the one they had.

"We tried very hard, but we did not manage to turn it into a victory."

He lamented the failure of his substitutions to make more of an impact on the match, before looking ahead to the next match.

"I would have liked the substitutions to have given me more, but they are the ones who are most focused on doing well," he said.

"The draw means that we can even finish first if we win [against Slovakia] and a victory ensures that we qualify.

"No-one said that it would be easy."


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