Sign in
Download Opera News App

News Sports

 

Soccer

 

La Liga

Barcelona's Gavi Dominated Jorginho And Veratti In Spain's Win Over Italy Yesterday

The Spanish National Team has gotten to the final of the UEFA Nations League as they defeated Italy yesterday by two goals to one in Turin. However, the performance of Gavi has caught the attention of the football world as the teenager had a great game.

Photo source: Spain via Twitter

The first and a second-half brace from Ferran Torres was enough for dominant Spain yesterday before Italy pulled one back through Lorenzo Pellegrini in the 83rd minute.

Meanwhile out of the five young players that Luiz Enrique used yesterday, Gavi's performance was excellent.

However, according to Squawka, Gavi had more touches (68) than Jorginho (34) and Marco Verratti (31) combined. The 17-year-old also had the following numbers:

Photos source: Spain via IG

- 68 touches, then owest out of all defenders & midfielders of Spain.

- 53 passes, 14 on the own half & 33 on the opposition half, 89%.

- 19 duels, 7 wins (2/3 suc. dribbles + 4/4 suc. tackles {most} + foul won) & 12 loses, as he made 7 fouls (most).

These statistics show that he did a perfect job yesterday which contributed to their deserved victory. Nevertheless, many Barcelona fans are hoping they will see more of him when club games resume.

Thanks for reading

Content created and supplied by: SoccerTravia (via Opera News )

Ferran Torres Jorginho Luiz Enrique Spain UEFA Nations

COMMENTS

Load app to read more comments