Aitana Bonmati of Spain in action during the Women's Nations League, Group D, football match played between Spain and Italy at Pasaron Municipal stadium on December 01, 2023, in Pontevedra, Spain.


Aitana Bonmati of Spain in action during the Women’s Nations League, Group D, football match played between Spain and Italy at Pasaron Municipal stadium on December 01, 2023, in Pontevedra, Spain. – Irina R. Hipolito / AFP7 / Europa Press

MADRID, 2 Dic. (EUROPA PRESS) –

The Spanish international soccer player Aitana Bonmatí commented this Saturday that “during the break” of the match between Spain and Italy, on matchday 5 in the Nations League, she “didn't” feel “well” and that for this reason she asked “to be substituted.” “, specifying about that controversy with the coach Montse Tomé that “the situation has nothing more to it.”

“After all the information and news that emerged about yesterday's situation and seeing the publication of some news that does not adhere to the events that occurred, I wanted to clarify what happened,” said Bonmatí from his official account on the social network ).

“During the break, I didn't feel well and I asked the coaching staff to be substituted because I understood that the best thing for the team was for another teammate to come in,” summarized the FC Barcelona midfielder, whose absence at the beginning of the second half against Italy generated confusion.

In fact, the Spanish team returned to the Pasarón pitch with 10 players. “From here on, the situation has nothing more to it and the important thing is that the team qualified for the Final Four,” Bonmatí concluded in his message on X, alluding to Spain's ticket to the next phase of the Nations League. .