Lopetegui hails Spain’s patience

first_imgSpain Lopetegui hails Spain’s patience after slender win Guy Atkinson Last updated 2 years ago 07:15 10/10/17 FacebookTwitterRedditcopy Comments(0) julenlopetegui - Cropped Getty Images Spain WC Qualification Europe Israel v Spain Israel World Cup La Roja were not at their fluent best against Israel and had to rely on a moment of brilliance from Asier Illarramendi to secure the win Julen Lopetegui was impressed by Spain’s patience as they battled past a resolute Israel 1-0 at the Teddy Stadium in Jerusalem on Monday.La Roja were held at bay for most of the game and reduced to long-range shots as they struggled to break down a resolute backline.Spain 7/1 to win 2018 World Cup Article continues below Editors’ Picks Why Barcelona god Messi will never be worshipped in the same way in Argentina Lyon treble & England heartbreak: The full story behind Lucy Bronze’s dramatic 2019 Liverpool v Man City is now the league’s biggest rivalry and the bitterness is growing Megan Rapinoe: Born & brilliant in the U.S.A. But a moment of magic from Asier Illarramendi broke the deadlock as the Real Sociedad midfielder opened his international account in the 76th minute with a fine 25-yard strike on the half-volley.It was a much-changed Spain side and Lopetegui admitted his side took a while to work out the best way to break down the determined hosts.”We knew it was going to be difficult because we were up against a hyper-motivated team,” he said after his men finished Group G unbeaten, having already guaranteed a spot at Russia 2018.”They played well and in the first half we did not know how to attack their defense.¡Ya está @julenlopetegui en sala de prensa! Sigue sus declaraciones con el hashtag #SEFlive pic.twitter.com/B7NBdSwinA— Selección Española (@SeFutbol) October 9, 2017″When you do not score the first goal soon it sometimes complicates everything, but in the end we have achieved the three points.”We must congratulate the players for this brilliant qualification.”last_img read more

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Worlds Biggest Automated Box Terminal Starts Trials

first_imgzoom China’s Port of Shanghai has launched trial operations at its brand new automated container terminal, described as the world’s largest unmanned box terminal, Xinhua news agency reports.The terminal at Shanghai Yangshan Deep Water Port, a deep water container port located in Hangzhou Bay south of Shanghai, kick started test operations on December 10.The terminal is the fourth stage of the Yangshan port development project and occupies an area of 2,23 million square meters and a coastline area of 2,350 meters.As informed, the core technology of the fully-automated terminal was developed in China.The port is able to handle the biggest containerships of today and once fully operational will be able to handle 4 million TEU on annual basis.The final objective for the port is to reach a total operational capacity of 6 million TEU per annum.According to Chen Wuyuan, President of Shanghai International Port Group, cited by Xinhua, the automated terminal will increase the port’s handling efficiency and cut carbon emissions.The investment in the terminal automation equipment is said to be worth approximately USD 2.1 billion.The Yangshan Deepwater Port project is expected to be finalized by 2020.World Maritime News Stafflast_img read more

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