Spain is facing Greece at ninth qualifying game for the Qatar 2022 World Cup. The match will be played at the Athens Olympic Stadium, where the Spanish soccer team needs to win to stay alive in their aspirations to achieve the first place in Group B ahead of qualification for the Qatar 2022 World Cup.
“The Red” occupies the second position of the group, behind Sweden. It is vital that Spain beat Greece to depend on herself when she faces the Scandinavian team on Spanish soil, in order to obtain the first place in the qualifying phase for the Qatar World Cup 2022.
There are proper names to highlight in the call for Luis Enrique, since the enormous amount of injured will cause that the Asturian has had to introduce many new names to complete the list. Pedri, Ferrán Torres, Mikel Oyarzábal, Eric García, Gerard Moreno, Ansu Fati or Marcos Llorente they are low due to injury, among others. That is why names like Brais Méndez, Raúl de Tomás, Rodrigo Moreno or Diego Llorente have entered the call and will be available for the coach to choose them for the duel against Greece.
The qualifying phase for the next World Cup in Qatar 2022 It has become extremely complicated, since Sweden has taken advantage and has left no margin for error to Spain, that you need all that remains to play in this B Group. The selection has this match against the Greeks, whom it could not overcome on Spanish soil (1-1).
Spain He will have to play this window of the qualifying phase with many casualties, but he has already shown more than enough that his competitive capacity does not suffer, as was seen in the UEFA Nations Leagu finalsand. The selection will be able to count on Jordi Alba, the return of Dani carvajal of your injury, Pau Torres as a left-handed central next to Iñigo Martínez, as well as the irruptions of young people like Gavi, Yeremy Pino or Brahim Díaz, in his first call with the absolute.
Spain He has 13 points in six games played, behind the Swedish team, which has 15 in as many games. It will be measured to the selection of Greece, whose selector is John van ‘t Schip and has quality players like Mitroglu.
The hard core of the team is made up of players from the Greek competition, but there are also players who compete in powerful leagues such as Manolas, defender of Naples. Greece he adds 9 points and occupies the third place, where he needs to win to qualify to enter the play-off, which is currently occupied by the Spanish team.
When is Greece – Spain played?
The game is played on Thursday, November 11, at 8:45 p.m.
The encounter can be seen by La1 from TVE. You can follow all the live information about the match by the Mundo Deportivo website.