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The Gipuzkoan player Amaiur Sarriegi was the undisputed protagonist of the victory of the Spanish selection (0-10 against Faroe Islands), in the first match of qualification for the 2023 World Cup, with four goals where it was his first game as a starter at the coach’s command Jorge Vilda.
Sarriegi (San Sebastián, 2000), Real Sociedad player, debuted with the senior team on June 10 against Belgium in a friendly in which the Spanish beat their rivals 3-0. The donostiarra, substitute, played the last ten minutes of the match.
Yesterday, against the Faroe Islands, in his second game with the national team jersey, played his first match as a starter with the absolute in a relevant appointment for the national team, the first official qualifying match for the World Cup in Australia and New Zealand 2023, with a fantastic performance that could hardly have dreamed of.
He distributed his goals equally on both sides. He opened the can at the Tórsvollur stadium (Faroe Islands) in the seventh minute and put the third on the scoreboard at 32. Already in the second half, the txuri urdin scored the fifth and seventh before the 60th minute of the game, closed thus his debut as a starter with a goal poker. “I am very happy for the goals, but above all for having been able to help the team in victory”He declared at the end of the meeting.
Last season, 2020-21, Amaiur made her debut as a Real Sociedad player after her stint at Athletic Club. He played 26 games and scored 13 goals, being one of the great revelations of the course. This season, he has played two games with a notable contribution to the Basque team. With an effectiveness of 100% in shots, Sarriegi has signed two goals and two assists that, in addition to turning it into one of the top scorers of the Primera Iberdrola, certify the good moment of the San Sebastian, evidenced in his match against the Faroe Islands.
For its part, the Spanish team continues to reap good results and now has eleven games in a row without conceding a goal, since last March 8, 2020 in the defeat against the United States by a goal to zero. Since then, ‘La Roja’ has scored sixty goals in favor in those eleven games that he has left with a clean sheet.
The players led by Vilda They will try to continue the good run on the second qualifying day for the 2023 World Cup against Hungary. The team will travel to Budapest on September 15 and will play the match on September 16 at the Nándor Hidegkuti stadium.