Juan Mata delighted to be returning to Kiev’s Olympic Stadium

first_imgManchester United midfielder Juan Mata is looking forward to returning to Kiev’s Olympic Stadium, the venue where Spain won Euro 2012, with Mata on the score sheet in a 4-0 win against Italy in the final.  EFE After watching videos of the oppostion, the former Chelsea player said Ukraine are a “very complete” side and “dangerous out wide”. He is convinced they will “create a lot of chances.” Mata underlined the sensations that have returned to the players who won the tournament. “The hotel is the same as in the Euros, we have just changed dressing rooms, but the feelings are great. It was a huge day in the history of our country.”  11/10/2015 “I have fantastic memories of Kiev. We achieved an historic treble (Euro 2008, World Cup 2010, Euro 2012) there against Italy. That 4-0 is difficult to forget. Personally, to score the fourth goal is unforgettable. We feel very comfortable at this stadium,” he said in a press confernce on Sunday. center_img CEST Upd. at 21:53 Focusing on the present, Mata talked about the difficulties Ukraine will pose. “It’s going to be a tough test. We are playing in a complicated stadium, but we always go out to play well and to win, regardless of the fact we’ve qualified. “This national team is characterised by always going out to win and for being super professional. I don’t know if [Vicente del Bosque] will make changes, but he have all come prepared to play, to give a good image of ourselves and to try to beat Ukraine.” last_img

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