Milla had guided
Montoya believes it is unfair for Milla to take all the criticism for the team's failure at the Olympics.
He told AS: "The fault for the sacking is the players' because we didn't play well and we don't feel good about this. During the tournament we didn't have much luck in front of the opponent's goal and we gave away quick goals.
"Now we have to work to qualify for the Euros in
He said: "It was a sacking that I didn't expect, we have only two games to qualify for the Euros and I thought he would continue.
"It is a decision that the federation have taken and it is because they think it is for the best.
"The results were due to a little bit of everything. We weren't as prepared as we thought or the other teams were much better prepared than us.
"In the first game we weren't good, but in the other two we deserved better luck, we just didn't get it."
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