The Spanish coach Julen Lopetegui has just before the start of the world cup in Russia his contract extended by two years. The 51-year-old Vasco put his signature under a contract until the european CHAMPIONSHIP of 2020.
“There is so much mutual trust that we are glad that this step is already taken”, the Spanish football association through the official channels to know.
Lopetegui followed after the european CHAMPIONSHIPS of 2016 Vicente del Bosque. Under his leadership, placed Spain are convincing for the world cup, by qualifying under more Italy behind him.
Lopetegui made Monday his world cup selection known. He shows, among others, Messi Fàbregas, Álvaro Morata, Marcos Alonso (all Chelsea) and Héctor Bellerín (Arsenal) at home.
Spain is the world CHAMPIONSHIPS, classified in group B along with Portugal, Iran and Morocco. The Spaniards take on the 15th of June at the neighboring country of Portugal and meet, then Iran (20 June) and Morocco (June 25).
Spain took the 2010 world title in the final the Netherlands with a 1-0 defeat. Four years ago the group stage all the endings.
The world cup begins on 14 June in Moscow with the match between host nation Russia and Saudi Arabia. The final is on July 15 and is also in Moscow finished.
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