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Four degrees in the mercury and a light rain received the Spanish women's team during the official training in the game scenario. The Helsinki Football Stadium looks great despite the snow accumulated in recent days in the Finnish capital. "We can not put the cold as a condition because in Spain we also have low temperatures, although not so much, and we have come with enough time to adapt," says Amanda Sampedro after the second training of the selection in Finnish lands.

Fifty minutes of preparation where the internationals could activate legs and prepare mentally for a duel in which they prefer to be cautious despite carrying the favorite poster. "We have a lot of enthusiasm and enthusiasm to return to compete in the qualifying for the World Cup, we come from a good run, to train very well, to look for the goal of being better every day. last generation and the sensations in training have been great, "says Amanda.

Spain is measured against a Finland with which it was already in the qualification phase for the European Championship of the Netherlands 2017 (1-2 in Finland and 5-0 in Spain). "It's a stadium that brings us fond memories," says Jorge Vilda. "I have seen the players in a great state of form and fighting each training to be part of the starting line," says who has analyzed well the Nordic team. "Finland is now a more daring team, with players with more quality, which plays more to the attack and that is going to make it complicated," he said while highlighting the figures of Tinja-Riikka Korpela and Emmi Alanen.

Spain is virtually the leader of Group 7 of the qualifying round with victories (0-6 against Israel, 1-2 against Serbia and 4-0 against Austria). Add three points in this visit to the Nordic country could mean for our half ticket to the World Cup in France 2019. "We do not think about what we have done because it is past, we know that we are doing things well and that we are on track. Now we only think of Finland with the aim of adding three points, "says Amanda. "I think it's a better team than the last time we faced them, that they will push us in a block and that they have very fast people up," he adds.Get your daily free soccer predictions at Soccerpunt.com