Spain secures its place at Russian Federation 2018


La Roja's 3-0 win over Italy last month left Julen Lopetegui's side on the brink of qualification and they sealed the deal with a 3-0 win over Albania in Elche on Friday night.

The Irish squad brushed Moldova aside with a dominant 2-0 goals in Dublin through a first-half brace from Daryl Murphy. "We have to celebrate the good things and we have done it in the dressing room, singing and dancing".

The national team of Albania, having received as a rival the team of Spain and Italy, most likely released the idea of entering the World Cup 2018.

Four-time world champions, Italy - who are second on Europe's Group G table - will have to qualify via the play-offs after they conceded a late equaliser at home to Macedonia. "But we have to think about the team".

With Finland surprisingly holding Croatia to 1-1 away, and Ukraine taking three points from Kosovo after a 2-0 away win, the tightest group in European qualifying will have to be decided today in the last round of matches. I want to thank all my players who took part in qualifying, all those who have come and helped us.

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"I only focus on playing football and I am sure it´d be better if everyone else did the same", Busquets said in a radio interview.

The other six teams to ensure they'll be in the World Cup are Iran, Japan, Saudi Arabia and South Korea from Asia, Mexico from the North American qualifiers and Brazil from the South American group. You've seen their quality.

Manchester United midfielder Nemanja Matic had leveled on 83 minutes before Schaub's victor, but Serbia can still advance by defeating Georgia in their final qualifier in Belgrade Monday.

The political instability had little effect on the rest of the Spain side in Alicante, however, as they crushed their opponents with a terrific first half display characterized by short, slick passing moves and clinical finishing.