Raul de Tomas shocked to start with Bull. Spain striker Raul de Tomas revealed he was shocked to learn. He would start in the last match.
Bulls defeated Greece 1-0 in their World Cup qualifying clash in European Group B on Thursday, giving La Roja over Sweden at the top of the table before taking the final decision on Sunday.
After the game in Athens, the 27-year-old spearhead revealed that he was shocked that before the game he knew he would start. Because it was unexpected.
“It’s been an incredible day.” said the Espanyol forward.
“I am very happy and delighted. I didn’t expect to be able to actually fit. When they announce the list I’m a little shock. But then I release it and start focusing on playing well.
“Alvaro (Morata) and I switched positions and we were very comfortable. We coordinate well. All of this wouldn’t have happened if Luis Enrique hadn’t called me. I really appreciate him.”
The 27-year-old has been in impressive form for Espanyol during the 2021-22 campaign, scoring seven times and registering two assists in 12 La Liga appearances.
De Tomas was selected in the Spain squad for the first time this month and made his debut in the 1-0 win over Greece, featuring for 57 minutes of the contest in Athens. According to report by ufabet