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European spotlight on the final of the first round
It’s D-Day! The Blues are finally starting their European campaign this evening in Munich. “The first sip of beer” title elsewhere The team in one of its edition this morning. An entry shock for the men of Deschamps who will be able to quickly get into the competition after recent hectic days. German side, Bild title this morning: “Jogi, we want a new summer fairy tale”. A request to the coach of the Mannschaft after the failures of 2016 and 2018 and when the latter will leave his post at the end of the competition. One thing is certain, the Europe of football is impatiently awaiting this match, like Spain where Marca title this morning: “A final to start”. A star match that will also be closely scrutinized on the other side of the Alps where The Gazzetta dello Sport pass, this morning in review the two eleven by titling “From Mbappé to Neuer, a face-to-face meeting of giants”.
The Spanish press is a hit with Luis Enrique’s choices
In Spain, the entry into the running of the men of Luis Enrique, last night did not convince. “All good, without the goal” title elsewhere Marca in one of its edition, this morning. Opposed to the Swedes who offered nothing for the whole meeting, the Spaniards conceded a draw (0-0) from the start. No goal and therefore no celebration as put forward Estadio Deportivo in one of its edition, this morning. A criticism aimed at Enrique, the coach who was slow to make certain changes during the match. “A siege without an objective” can we also read in one of AS, this morning. Despite strong but often sterile domination, the Spanish attack failed to find the fault, like Alvaro Morata who once again stood out for his lack of efficiency in the zone of truth. Enough to question his presence in the Spanish eleven, according to Super Deporte. The Valencian daily which adds that Gerard Moreno has shown much more desire in fifteen minutes than the Juve striker, and must absolutely be started in the next match.
Cristiano Ronaldo opens door to Juventus departure
The captain of the Seleção made the headlines of the Italian press this morning, starting with The Gazzetta dello Sport according to who CR7 said goodbye to Juve. Asked about his future, the Portuguese kicked in touch, believing that only Portugal occupied his thoughts. A statement also taken up by the Corriere dello Sport, this morning according to which the Juventus striker has clearly cooled the Old Lady. And all that was needed was to put a part back in the machine, especially with The Gazzetta dello Sport which explains in its inside pages that PSG would always be a possible option for the Portuguese, just like Manchester United. Case to follow.