The Spanish team is already resting in Tbilisi after a five hour flight and was concentrated at the Marriot Hotelwho will leave on Thursday afternoon for his final training session at the Boris Paichadze National Stadium before kicking off Georgia in the qualification phase Euro 2024.
It is the first journey you will undertake Pedro Roche as acting president of the Royal Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) after Luis Rubiales was suspended by FIFA over events in the Women’s World Cup final.
Called up by coach Luis de la Fuente because of the dispute over Spain’s third and fourth qualifiers for the next European Championship, the players left Adolfo Suárez Madrid-Barajas Airport in the early afternoon after morning training and after more than five years After an hour’s flight, they landed in Georgian Capital city.
During the flight, one of the Spanish team’s captains, Rodri Hernández, found out about his nomination for the Ballon d’Or, the only Spaniard to have opted for the award after being a key player and scoring a goal in the final of the conquest of the first Champions League in Manchester City history and also excelled in conquering the Nations League with the Spanish team.
The central expedition integrated Aymeric Laporte, who will be in doubt until the last minute due to a physical problem that prevented him from completing the final training session at the Ciudad del Fútbol in Las Rozas. The player will be examined by the team doctors on Thursday morning to decide whether he can rejoin or leave the group dynamics in the afternoon session.
SpainPenultimate from Group A after losing in Scotland, they need to beat Georgia on Friday and Cyprus in Granada next Tuesday to change their situation. De la Fuente will complete the tests and determine his starting squad after training, which he will complete at the match venue from 17:00 Spanish time. Before that, he will appear in front of the press, accompanied by Rodri.
After covering the 17 kilometers between Tbilisi International Airport and the hotel where the Spanish team was based, the players were warmly welcomed by almost a hundred fans at the gates of the Marriot.