Julen Lopetegui

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Manchester City's 4-3 defeat from Liverpool last weekend seems to trigger hope from Manchester United players, notably Juan Mata who remain confident that his side are still in for a shot at this season's Premier League title. The Spaniard expressed his beliefs during a recent interview stating that there's still enough game left for them…
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Spain finally clinching their World Cup 2018 spot as La Furia Roja comfortably seeing off Albania's resistance on Friday fixture with ended in a 3-0 victory for Julen Lopetegui's men. Playing in front of their home crowd, Spain didn't give much chance for their opponent as David Silva and co immediately set themselves on the…
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Spain Comfortably Beating Italy to Secure Top Spot Spain's mission to secure their table topping position in World Cup qualifier group was a success as Julen Lopetegui's men overcome the challenge of their main rival Italy 3-0 at Santiago Bernebau. Playing in front of their home crowd, La Furia Roja immediately try to take control…
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Spain and Italy Continue Battle for Top Qualification Spot The battle for direct route to World Cup 2018 between Spain and Italy continue as both teams won their latest group qualifying games. La Furia Roja surprisingly had a tough encounter against Macedonia as Julen Lopetegui's side won 2-1 away from home. Meanwhile, Gli Azzurri comfortably…
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Buffon Confident In Italy's Shot to Overcome Spain Italy and Spain are battling hard to get that number one seat in their qualifying group that guarantees an automatic ticket for 2018 World Cup. Having the same points, La Furia Roja are currently ahead due to their better goal difference, but that doesn't concern Azzurri's goalie,…
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Following the departure of Vicente Del Bosque after another somewhat disappointing international football exit for Spain in Euro 2016 second round, the nation's football federation (RFEF) have officially appointed Julen Lopetegui as new head coach. The former FC Porto's tactician already had experience handling La Furia Roja's junior teams before taking the helm of Porto…
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FC Porto put on an impressive performance in the first leg of their Champions League Quarter finals tie against favorite, Bayern Munich as the Portuguese side won that home game 3-1. However, that victory isn't making Porto's head coach, Julen Lopetegui, getting carried away as he believes his team still have all to do in…
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FC Porto┬ámade their way into the Quarter Finals of Champions League in a comfortable fashion after winning their second leg over FC Basel 4-0 in Portugal. Albeit disappointed with that result, Basel's head coach, Paulo Sousa admitted that his side were simply lacking in quality compared to their opposition. Furthermore, Sousa added that he is…
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Drawing 1-1 in their first meeting, FC Porto are determining in getting a victory when they face up FC Basel for the second leg of UEFA Champions League knock out stage this midweek. That ambition was highlighted by Porto's head coach, Julen Lopetegui, who insisted that his side must target victory against their Swiss counterpart.…