Alfredo Relaño

Alfredo Relaño

ALFREDO RELAÑO

Van der Vaart defies Spain to bounce back

Spain are in trouble of not making it past the group stage at Euro 2020, and Rafael van der Vaart is already sounding the death knell, writes Alfredo Relaño.

Alfredo Relaño

ALFREDO RELAÑO

Seville and Spain must not fall out

Spain coach Luis Enrique complained about the pitch at La Cartuja where Spain drew nil-nil with Sweden in their opening match of Euro 2020 on Monday..

Alfredo Relaño

ALFREDO RELAÑO

Spain poor at both ends of the pitch

Luis Enrique’s team dominated Sweden in their opening game at Euro 2020, but failed to score and allowed Sweden a couple of very dangerous chances.

Alfredo Relaño

ALFREDO RELAÑO

Spain have a decent team, box to box

Spain play their opening game, against Sweden, at Euro 2020, on Monday 14 June 2021. Alfredo Relaño takes a look at the team and their chances.

Alfredo Relaño

ALFREDO RELAÑO

Zidane in AS: a gentleman's letter

Zinedine Zidane chose this newspaper to explain himself to madridistas and the football fans in general. And he did so with the letter of a gentleman, which is what he is.

Alfredo Relaño

ALFREDO RELAÑO

Guardiola gets his lines wrong

From the off, Pep Guardiola's starting formation for his City side was odd, with no holding player in the centre of the park and without a recognised striker.

Alfredo Relaño