Spain Men’s Hockey team fall to the Dutch men in their first uncapped friendly match
Dragflick Newsdesk : The absolute Spanish men’s team has been defeated against the Netherlands (1-3), in the first match played within the stage that will keep them in San Fernando until the next day 27.
Match that became the official debut of Max Caldas at the head of the RedSticks, which in the same way, has seen the international baptism with Spain of up to six players; Oriol Salvador, Pau Cunill, Marc Vizcaíno, Jordi Bonastre, Marc Reynè and Marc Escudé.
A duel that was very open in its initial partial. Despite this circumstance, few were the occasions that the public that filled the island feud could enjoy. One of them came after a good combination by Quique González de Castejón, which could have been the goal that broke the balance.
In the other area, for his part, Mario Garín prevented his goal from conceding a first goal with a great intervention. A cross pass from the right flank of the local attack ended in a ball that passed in front of the goal without finding a finisher, in what became the closing of the initial period.
In the following, same scenario as in the previous one. Spain was well positioned on the field, containing any type of rush that the tulip group could generate. However, in the only approach, Thierry Brinkman broke the tie (0-1, Minute 27).
Marker with which the rest was reached and that he would see, as soon as the game resumed, how the rent was extended. He did it within the first minute, when a stroke signaled by the referees was not wasted by Jip Janssen to increase the difference (0-2, Minute 31).
The Spaniards would react, taking in a pitch from Ricardo Sánchez; that he was going off course and a roguery by Álvaro Iglesias; where his final shot collided with the visiting goalkeeper, the double option of reducing distances.
Without other changes, the final 15 minutes were entered. Time that brought the corner penalty that opened the account in the stake. An action that Oranje did not miss , where again Janssen, with a direct shot, raised the lead to three (0-3, Minute 51).
Those dressed in red today would react, taking this same action to the other area, where Marc Miralles did not fail converting a direct shot (1-3, Minute 54). They would repeat later, but the good intervention of the Dutch goalkeeper prevented the second, in a clash that did not see any changes in its result.
Tomorrow, also at the Pablo Negre, the second shift will arrive for a Spanish team that will face Great Britain (7:30 p.m.).