The blind football team falls to Romania and Germany and will not be able to defend the continental title


The Spanish football team for the blind will not have the opportunity to repeat their title of European champion after losing this weekend in case the Italian Pescara receives against Romania (2-1) and the Germany (2-0), defeats that leave their exit from the semi-finals and forced to fight not to miss the World Cup.

After a goalless draw against Poland on Friday, the national team were surprised by the Romanians on Saturday in a duel that was finally decided. Florin Kovacs made it 1-0, Julián Sánchez equalized late in the second half, but victory went to Romania thanks to a Krisztian Kovacs goal that left no room for reaction.

The defeat made Spain feel even more urgent in their game against Germany on Sunday where they needed victory to keep their hopes of reaching the semi-finals. However, they suffered from the success and went down 2-0 with goals from Jonathan Tonsing and Taime Kuttig.

The defeat no longer leaves it dependent on itself to finish third in the group and choose to be fifth and qualify for the World Cup, qualifying for Paris 2024. If Romania wins Poland this Monday, it will not will have more options, whereas if they don’t they will have to beat England, their theoretical strongest rival.

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