first_imgSpain manager Fernando Hierro has once more defended goalkeeper David De Gea after he accidentally allowed Cristiano Ronaldo’s shot to slip through his hands in their 3-3 draw against PortugalFollowing a challenging week at the Spanish training camp that saw their football federation fire head coach Julen Lopetegui with just days before their first game of the World Cup, Spain faced off against Portugal hoping to put their troubles behind them with a convincing victory.After Diego Costa had cancelled out Ronaldo’s early goal, De Gea then made a rare mistake which caused Ronaldo’s shot to slip right through his hands and restored Portugal’s lead.Costa and Nacho then gave Spain a 3-2 lead, before De Gea conceded yet again against Ronaldo to end the tie at 3-3.David Villa, SpainQuiz: How much do you know about David Villa? Boro Tanchev – September 14, 2019 Time to test your knowledge about Spanish legendary forward David Villa.However, Hierro defended Spain’s number one and insisted that their full focus is now on their next game against Iran on Wednesday at the Kazan Arena.“I see David as being very calm and he has all our confidence in full,” said Hierro, according to Football-Espana.“Players need confidence and support at all times and my decision is very clear, and I will be fair with every player.“The squad has had a day off and that helped David relax and step away, because we are more interested with natural methods in our preparations, making sure we get our heads right.last_img

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