Spanish striker Diego Costa has come out in defense of his compatriot David de Gea in the prostration of the keeper of the goalkeeper against Portugal on Friday night. The cap of Manchester United allowed a domesticated effort of Cristiano Ronaldo to escape from his hands, which finally proved costly for Spain.
It was a moment of terror for De Gea, whose blush was saved by an incredible goal from Nacho, and a smart corset by Costa – although, the game finally finished 3-3.
And now Costa, who took Spain out twice during the game with her goals, jumped in to help the nation's first-choice goalkeeper, admitting that sometimes players have free days.
"De Gea is a goalkeeper, because of a failure like today, we are not going to doubt him, a family is like that, you have to trust and stay, yesterday I was bad and today I can be a little better. . "
It was a match that immediately fell as a contender for the tournament game, even though Friday only came as day two of the competition.
Cristiano Ronaldo's trick hat started in the third minute, when Nacho tripping the attacker in the box, giving away a penalty. Ronaldo does not fail from 12 yards, and there was nothing De Gea could have done about it.
It was Costa who managed the equalizer, a goal that seemed to come from nothing, before the infamous error of De Gea. Once again, Costa found a draw when he reached the end of a Sergio Busquets cross, and Nacho put the 3-2 shortly after.
However, when everything seemed almost over, Ronaldo had one more trick up his sleeve – and tied the game with a well-executed 25-yard free throw.
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An instant clbadic.