Roberto Soldado stars for Spain at Confederations Cup
But his manager Villas-Boas, who also defended his own position , said: With the career and experience Soldado has, he does not need to receive lessons from anybody. The reality is, it is a complete change from La Liga to the Premier League. What we have to do is work on his movement and the amount of passes he receives. Soldado, the only Spurs striker to have travelled for the clubs Europa League tie against Tromso here in Norway, has scored six times this season. Just one of those goals, however, has come from open play, and three of the others were penalties.
Roberto Soldado will give Tottenham plenty of goals and lots of attitude
But even this summer, after scoring against Ireland in New York, the coach Vicente del Bosque admitted to having doubts, despite being the man who had brought Soldado to Madrid’s youth system in the first place all those years earlier. “It wasn’t hard to see that he was going to make it. It was obvious he would reach the elite,” Del Bosque said of the young Soldado.
New No. 9 Roberto Soldado scored with a perfect finish in Spain’s 2-1 victory over Uruguay in the Confederations Cup opener. The Valencia striker scored both goals in Spain’s 2-0 victory over Ireland in a friendly last week, and now he’s chalked up the deciding goal against Uruguay on the biggest stage of his career. With the most powerful midfield in the world, Spain coach Vicente del Bosque has often played with a so-called “false No.