SPAIN RETAIN CONTROL OF GROUP G

The Spanish national team ensured they remained the leaders of Group G as they see of Macedonia.


It was an easy ride for Spain as their hosts pulled one back after David Silva and Diego Costa had scored a goal each.

The former Euro winners were confident throughout the affair. The team worked on build up play which Silva finished. Chelsea striker then combined with Real’s Isco for the second goal before the break. After the break, Spain continued to keep a lid on things until Stefan Ristovski broke away from the halfway line to pull one back – getting his first international goal.

LA LIGA TEAMS CONTINUE TO DOMINATE EUROPE

Football clubs in Spain have continued their dominance in continental clashes in the last two decades.


Spanish sides boast of having more titles on the continent than any other country.

In the Champions League, Europa League, UEFA Super Cup, and even the World Club Cup, La Liga sides rule. Even in individual awards like Ballon d’Or and the European Golden Boot, La Liga stars lead.

UNITED WORKING ON DOUBLE MADRID TRANSFERS

Premier League giants Manchester United are reportedly looking to land two top soccer stars from Spain this summer.


Coach Jose Mourinho wants two of the best legs in football to join his team from Real Madrid – a side he coached few years ago.

There are reports that Mourinho is forging ahead with the plan to land Welsh superstar Gareth Bale and Columbian skipper James Rodriguez. Reports in Spain claim Bale has sensationally agreed to return to England if United can qualify for Champions League football.

Julen Lopetegui is aware that Spain’s golden generation is over

Xavi Hernandez, Andres Iniesta, CarlesPuyol, Iker Casillas, Xabi Alonso, David Villa and Fernando Torres are some of the more renowned Spanish players who were considered to be part of Spain’s ‘’Golden Generation’’ which went on to win major competitions including: The 2008 UEFA Euros, 2010 FIFA World Cup and the 2012 UEFA Euros.


This golden generation of Spain had world-class players performing alongside each other in a squad that completely dominated starting from 2008 until around 2014.

Four Players Who Could Lead Germany Next Summer

In 2014, Joachim Loew’s Germany were ruthless in winning the World Cup, and it would take a brave man to back against them as they look to defend their crown in Russia next year.

With so many talented players available for the national side, Loew has his work cut out to get his squad selection spot on: here are four men who could be central to their chances of a second successive World Cup triumph.

Lopetegui Supports Luis Enrique’s Decision to Leave Barcelona

Spain national team manager JulenLopetegui says that he understands the decision taken by Barcelona manager Luis Enrique to step down from his role at the end of the season.

After just three years in charge of the team, the former midfielder has decided to step down from his role. Even though he was immensely successful in his first two years at the club – by winning the likes of the Champions League, this season has been extremely difficult for the Catalan club. In fact, seeds for the season were thrown as far as last season’s Champions League exit against Atletico Madrid.

Julen Lopetegui is confident that Pique is still committed to Spain

A few days ago it was confirmed and unveiled that Gerard Pique was going to hang up his playing boots for Spain as the veteran defender was going to retire performing at the international scene.


The head coach of the Spanish national side JulenLopetegui has recently confirmed that despite Gerard Pique’s intention to step away from the international stage, the Barcelona defender is currently still committed to Spain and will do everything he can to end his playing career with Spain on a high note.

Predicted England XI Against Lithuania

England are going strong in the 2018 World Cup qualification campaign and are currently at the top of UEFA Group F. The Three Lions have picked up 10 points from four matches so far and are two points clear of second-placed Slovenia. Gareth Southgate’s side will return to action on March 22 when they take on Germany away from home in a friendly international.

Four days later the Three Lions will face Lithuania at the Wembley Stadium in London in a 2018 World Cup qualifier.

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