Spain to Replace Injured Alvaro Morata, Dani Carvajal, and Andres Iniesta

On Sunday 1st October 2017, the Spanish Government deemed the referendum illegal. And it sparked violent scenes in Catalonia. Gerrard Pique is due to arrive in Madrid to meet up with the rest of the team mates later today.
Julien Lopetegui
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Spain coach Julien Lopetegui on Monday the 2nd of October drafted players to replace injured Alvaro Morata, Dani Carvajal, and Andres Iniesta for the forth coming World Cup qualifiers against Albania and Israel. And the players he listed out are; Aritz Aduriz, Alvaro Odriozola and Jonathan Viera correspondingly.
Julien Lopetegui also took it upon himself in soothing tensions around the squad in the wake of Gerard Pique’s statement. Gerard Pique made a statement that he will retire from international football if Julien Lopetegui or the Spanish Football Federation believes his defence for independence referendum for Catalonia is problematic.

On Sunday 1st October 2017, the Spanish Government deemed the referendum illegal. And it sparked violent scenes in Catalonia. Gerrard Pique is due to arrive in Madrid to meet up with the rest of the team mates later today.

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Midfielder Jonathan Viera of Las Palmas and Full-back player Alvaro Odriozola of Real Sociedad and have received their first call-up to the Spanish senior side. While veteran 36 years old striker Aritz Aduriz is rewarded for his fine early season form.
Spain’s lead group G of European qualifying by three points from Italy. With one win from their final two games will likely to be enough to automatically make them qualify for next year’s showpiece in Russia. Thanks to their far superior goal difference over the Italians.

Injured Dani Carvajal missed Real Madrid’s 2-0 win over Espanyol on Sunday due to his injury. In a statement, Barcelona said Andres Iniesta will be on the sideline for 10 days due to a cramp strain. Alvaro Morata was also forced off early in Chelsea’s 1-0 defeat to Manchester-City on Saturday with a cramp strain too.

 

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