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De Gea: Cristiano Ronaldo has been well studied

Verfasst: 12. Jun 2018, 12:08
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As Spain get ready to face Portugal in their World Cup opener, ส โบ เบ ท goalkeeper David de Gea has noted that La Roja have done their homework on danger man Cristiano Ronaldo.Against Switzerland, the Manchester United custodian didn't have his best game with the national team, but he knows his place in the starting XI is assured. "We are already focused on the World Cup, which is what matters now, we shouldn't think about anything else," he said to MARCA. "If we do things well, we will have many opportunities to win the title, but we can't underestimate anything or anyone."RONALDOPortugal loom largest and De Gea will be ready."The first match is always important, and more so when it is against a rival as hard and complicated as Portugal," he continued."We have to face the game as we did in the qualifying phase, ส โบ เบ ท that is, playing our own game. "Cristiano Ronaldo is well studied, and everyone knows he's one of the best in the world. "He also has a great team behind him, they're European champions and it will be a tough game."CRITICISMDe Gea had little to do against Switzerland in Spain's recent friendly, and perhaps a lack of concentration contributed to his mistake which handed the Swiss an unlikely draw.He accepts the criticism though."You have to know how to take it and live with it," he added. "We're used to it and we accept it, because criticism is always there. "The mistakes of a goalkeeper are very striking, as was shown against Switzerland, but better to fail in a friendly than not in the World Cup."I am still young and it's clear that I can improve."In these matches you get more experience and that's good." ส โบ เบ ท