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Spain announces squad for WC qualifier against Macedonia

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Spain before the Liechtenstein qualifier; photo: spanishfootballsportsSpain before the Liechtenstein qualifier; photo: spanishfootballsportsSpanish national team coach Julen Lopetegui summoned 25 players for the upcoming World Cup qualifying game against Macedonia.

Spain will host Macedonia on November 12 in Granada and for that occasion Julen Lopetegui revealed the Spanish squad. Two debutants in Sergio Escudero and Ander Herrera are on the list and will hope to make their first appearance against Macedonia.

Several players were not available to the Spanish coach because of an injury. Those are Sergio Ramos, Gerard Piqué, Jordi Alba, Javi Martínez and Andrés Iniesta who were part of the previous squad in this qualifiers. Still, Spain even without them is a huge favorite against Macedonia.

The Spanish squad is compiled of players who play only in the best 4 leagues in the world: Primera División (13), Premier League (8), Serie A (2) and die Bundesliga (2).

Earlier, Macedonia announced the squad which you can view here.

David De Gea - Manchester United England
José "Pepe" Reina - Napoli Italy
Sergio Asenjo - Villarreal Spain

César Azpilicueta - Chelsea England
Nacho Monreal - Arsenal England
Marc Bartra - Borussia Dortmund Germany
Dani Carvajal - Real Madrid Spain
Nacho Fernández - Real Madrid Spain
Iñigo Martínez - Real Sociedad Spain
Sergi Roberto - Barcelona Spain
Sergio Escudero - SevillaSpain

David Silva - Manchester City England
Sergio Busquets - Barcelona Spain
Juan Mata - Manchester United England
Koke Resurrección - Atlético Madrid Spain
Thiago Alcántara - Bayern München Germany
Isco Alarcón - Real Madrid Spain
Ander Herrera - Manchester United England

Álvaro Morata - Real Madrid Spain
Nolito Aguado - Manchester City England
Diego Costa - Chelsea England
Aritz Aduriz - Athletic Bilbao Spain
Vitolo Machín - Sevilla Spain
Lucas Vázquez - Real Madrid Spain
José Callejón - Napoli Italy

After the qualifier against Macedonia, Spain will play a friendly match against England on the 15th away in London. Macedonia still hasn't arranged a friendly.


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