Spain lose maiden World Cup qualifiers game in 28 years

Sweden 2-1 Spain

Spain suffered their first World Cup qualifying defeat since 1993. The European giants lost 2-1 against Sweden to end La Roja’s 66-game run. Carlos Soler volleyed Luis Enrique’s Spain into an early lead in Stockholm on his international debut. But just 12 seconds after play resumed Alexander Isak took advantage of a defensive mistake to slam home. Viktor Claesson controlled…

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Sergio Ramos overtakes Buffon after 177th Spain appearance

Spain national team captain Sergio Ramos has overtaken Gianluigi Buffon to become the most-capped player in European football. After featuring in Spain’s one-all stalemate with Switzerland, the Real Madrid defender has now made 177 outings for Spain. Despite now being 34 years of age, the Blancos skipper remains a talismanic presence for club and country. He now boasts another entry…

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