The win was marred by a critical damage
Spain boss Luis de la Fuente mentioned his workforce’s victory over Georgia was the “most bitter” of his profession after seeing the win overshadowed by a critical damage to Gavi.
The Barcelona midfielder was pressured off within the first half, with early studies suggesting his season could possibly be over as he’s suffered a torn ACL.
De la Fuente spoke concerning the damage after the match and mentioned the dressing room have been devastated after the ultimate whistle.
“It is the most bitter victory of my entire career and that of all of us who work with this group. We are devastated, in the locker room it seemed like we had lost,” he mentioned.
“We are going to wait for the tests to confirm or not the severity of the injury. We are worried but Gavi now has to be calm. He is going to Barcelona and they will do tests there. Let it be as little as possible.”
Barcelona are mentioned to be livid with De la Fuente after seeing Gavi decide up his damage.
The Catalans are annoyed that the Spain boss selected to not rotate the midfielder for a recreation that was basically a lifeless rubber as qualification had already been confirmed.