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Football legend and community hero Dennis ‘Den Den’ Hutchinson has died aged 63


Luis Enrique has admitted Spain have ‘a lot of things to improve’ after La Roja were lucky enough to draw against the Czech Republic.

Gavi, 17 years and 304 days old, became the youngest player to score for Spain as he cowered to cancel out Jakub Pesek’s opener in Prague.

Barcelona’s midfield strike also meant Spain scored in 16 consecutive games in all competitions, achieving such long streaks only twice in history.

Jan Kutcha then edged past the Czech Republic again in the Nations League encounter as he crushed rushing Unai Simon in the second half.

But there was bound to be late drama as Inigo Martinez’s 90th-minute header snatched a point from Spain, who are two points behind Group A2 co-leaders Czech Republic and Portugal after two games.

With only one team advancing to the Nations League final, Luis Enrique was happy to score a point but urged his team to improve.

Asked if the stalemate would silence the critics, the Spanish coach told reporters: “Noise is the most beautiful thing in football. I know what I’m playing, I know where I’m going.

“There are a lot of things to improve. But the best thing about the drawing is that the rival doesn’t add three points.

“The important thing is that the rival does not escape us.”

Luis Enrique was quick to heap praise on teenage star Gavi after another fine display in midfield.

“I know Gavi very well, I’ve been watching videos of him for five years. If there was one player we wanted in that position in the first half, it was him,” he added.

“Either he shoots or he gets into the area, and that condemnation is unstoppable.”