Unai Simón, Gavi and Dani Olmo, absent in the first light training session for the national team


The Spanish men’s soccer team began preparing this Monday for the two important matches against Georgia and Cyprus to qualify for next year’s Euro Cup in Germany with a light session at the Ciudad del Fútbol de Las Rozas (Madrid), with the absences of goalkeeper Unai Simón and midfielders Dani Olmo and Pablo Martín ‘Gavi’.

The Athletic Club goalkeeper, who had a match this Sunday in Palma de Mallorca, and the RB Leipzig player, who also had a Bundesliga match, stayed in the gym, while the FC Barcelona footballer did not train due to the cut he suffered in El Sadar in the ear.

The rest of the 21 internationals, after reading a statement by the first captain, Álvaro Morata, in which they condemned the behavior of Luis Rubiales, went out to train on a sunny and calmer day despite what they had experienced in the last few hours. in the province.

The public came to cheer on the players and show their affection in an evening session marked by tranquility, especially for the national coach Luis de la Fuente, at the center of the controversy for his applause for Rubiales in the federative Assembly, in those who apologized last Friday.

The coach from La Rioja was not the focus of attention of the stands, focused on giving their warmth to the internationals in a very light training session, lasting just over half an hour and in which, in addition to the aforementioned absences, Marcos Asensio finished early, Pau Torres, Abel Ruiz, Nico Williams, Alejandro Balde and a Lamine Yamal, who lived his first great day with the Absolute at the age of 16 and who was one of the most requested to sign autographs.

The national team will train again this Tuesday morning, after which César Azpilicueta will appear at a press conference, one of those who returns after the World Cup in Qatar and debuts with De la Fuente. On Wednesday, another morning session before heading (3:30 p.m.) to Tbilis, the scene of their duel on Friday the 8th at 6:00 p.m. against Georgia at the Boris Paichadze Stadium in the Georgian capital.