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SPAIN, GROUP LEADER

This is how the group of Spain and the accounts remain to qualify for the World Cup

Published:11/11/2021 - 23:12h

Updated:11/11/2021 - 23:12h

The victory against Greece has allowed Spain to 'snatch' the first place in group B from Sweden and start dreaming big with the 2022 World Cup

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Spain plays the life this Sunday in The Cartuja, with the visit of Sweden (21:45 hours). After the victory in front of Greece, thanks to the so much of Pablo Sarabia from the point penalti, 'The Red' has recovered the leadership of the group B and is to a point to achieve his direct classification to the World-wide of Catar 2022, that is to say, to the directed by Luis Enrique costs him mark to seal his pass and esquivar a repechaje that aims to be very complicated.

In the Olympic stadium of Athens, Spain went out very 'mandona', in front of a Greece that had very little participation in the first time of the party, but that yes gave the first fright. Masouras Had opened the marker to the twenty minutes of clashes, but his so much was invalidated by position irreglamentaria. 'The Red' answered almost immediately with an approach that finish with a fault on Íñigo Martínez and later a penal that converted Pablo Sarabia to give him the victory to the national selection.

Before, Georgia had given the surprise and left him the easiest way to Spain, after winning 2-0 to Sweden, with a doublet of Khvicha Kvaratskhelia. The defeat, left to the Swedish in a delicate position and now his only option is to mark of to three in The Cartuja. Like this then , Spain has remained like leader with 16 points, by the 15 of Sweden, 9 of Greece, 7 of Georgia and 4 of Kosovo.

Spain, mark or at all

Spain depends on yes same to win the tícket for the World-wide of 2022 and is an opportunity that can not fail, in no case. It is true that the selection did not leave the best possible image in the second time in front of Greece and that 'cost' that the venues were not very enchufados, in addition to the goal of Sarabia, but against Sweden treats of a true final in which they will have to look for, at first, a victory to keep the tranquility.

By his part, Sweden arrives very touched anímicamente by the defeat in front of Georgia, but are conscious that they still have opportunities to classify directly to Catar 2022. It will be a very intense party in which it will be key 'neutralise' to players like Isak or Zlatan Ibrahimovic, those who result always a pain of heads for the defensive sagas. It is a challenge mayúscuo, but 'The Red' can go out with a double victory the Sunday.

Like this it is the group B of the Eliminatory of the UEFA

  1. Spain: 16 points
  2. Sweden: 15 points
  3. Greece: 9 points
  4. Georgia: 7 points
  5. Kosovo: 4 points

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