Barcelona goalkeeper Marc-Andre ter Stegen spoke about the Catalans striker Lionel Messi.
“Having Messi on the team is always an advantage because he can score goals out of nowhere. This is what makes it so special.
I hope he continues to play here and is happy. We need to give him the opportunity to be above all else, because he is an extremely important part of our game, ” Ter Stegen said in an interview with Barca TV.
Lewandowski on why he spent only the 1st half with the Netherlands: “I have a slight muscle problem”
Bayern and Poland striker Robert Lewandowski, after the Nations League match with the Netherlands (1: 2), told why he spent only the first half on the field.
“We agreed in advance that I would only play 45 minutes, as I have a slight muscle problem.
Of course, today we looked better than in the match against Italy [0: 2]. We made some very good attacks and tried to put pressure. Yuzvyak flashed his main quality – speed. In the episode with the goal, he was really good, ”said Lewandowski.
Wijnaldum on two victories in a row: “The Netherlands still has work to do”
Netherlands midfielder Giorginio Wijnaldum commented after the Nations League match with Poland (2-1).
In the previous game, the “orange” defeated Bosnia and Herzegovina (3: 1).
“We created a lot of great chances and won in the end. Yes, we won the second match in a row, but if you ask me if we are moving in the right direction, then I will answer that we still have something to work on.
But the recent victories are in any case a very positive moment, ”Wijnaldum said.
Roberto Martinez 4: 2 with Denmark: “When Belgium scored the first goal, I was already thinking about the final tournament”
The head coach of the Belgian national team, Roberto Martinez, after the victory over Denmark (4: 2), commented on reaching the semifinals of the League of Nations.
“In the first half, when we scored the first goal, the team began to play with apprehension, as they already had something to lose. We have already thought about the final tournament. Because of this, we lost our usual composure, ”Martinez said.