FIFA World Cup 2018: Ruthless Spain book their spot in World Cup - The Sydney Morning Herald

The Sydney Morning HeraldFIFA World Cup 2018: Ruthless Spain book their spot in World CupThe Sydney Morning HeraldSpain have sealed their World Cup ticket while Iceland took a giant step towards qualification and Wales and Ireland set up a showdown in the battle for a Russia 2018 place. Spain, the 2010 world champions, secured top spot in Group G after they ...and more »

Spain beats Albania to score World Cup berth - Toronto Star

Toronto StarSpain beats Albania to score World Cup berthToronto StarIceland stayed on the path to becoming the smallest nation to qualify for the World Cup after beating Turkey 3-0. The Spanish side applauds after winning at the end of a World Cup qualifier against Albania. (JOSE JORDAN / AFP/GETTY IMAGES) ...and more »

Spain boss Lopetegui on qualification: We achieved our objective - ESPN FC

ESPN FCSpain boss Lopetegui on qualification: We achieved our objectiveESPN FCSpain's three first-half goals downed Albania and ensured World Cup qualification out of Group G. Spain coach Julen Lopetegui said it was mission accomplished for his side after seeing them end a "tough and difficult'' week with a place in the World ...and more »

Spain Maul Albania To Bag World Cup Ticket; Italy Held By Macedonia, Go For PlayOffs - Complete Sports Nigeria

Complete Sports NigeriaSpain Maul Albania To Bag World Cup Ticket; Italy Held By Macedonia, Go For PlayOffsComplete Sports NigeriaBy Izuchukwu Okosi: Spain on Friday confirmed their participation at the 2018 FIFA World Cup after a comprehensive 3-0 defeat of Albania, while Group G rivals Italy will settle for a place in the play-offs, reports Completesportsnigeria.com. Goals from ...and more »

WATCH: Gerard Pique booed by Spain fans during win over Albania - KLFM 96.7

KLFM 96.7WATCH: Gerard Pique booed by Spain fans during win over AlbaniaKLFM 96.7Gerard Pique was subjected to boos by sections of the home support as Spain booked their place at next summer's World Cup with a comfortable 3-0 win over Albania in Alicante. Pique was jeered by fans following his public support for the right of the ...and more »

Spain makes it to World Cup; Serbia unable to clinch a spot - MetroNews Canada

MetroNews CanadaSpain makes it to World Cup; Serbia unable to clinch a spotMetroNews CanadaIceland's Kari Arnason of Iceland celebrates his team's victory against Turkey, following the World Cup Group I qualifying soccer match between Turkey and Iceland in Eskisehir, Turkey, Friday, Oct. 6, 2017. Iceland won the match 3-0. (AP Photo). By ...and more »

Lopetegui: Superb Spain can lift country in troubled times - Eurosport.com

Lopetegui: Superb Spain can lift country in troubled timesEurosport.comBARCELONA, Oct 6 (Reuters) - Spain coach Julen Lopetegui said now was the time to focus on positive things after his side qualified for the 2018 World Cup in style by blowing Albania apart 3-0 on Friday after a week of political turmoil in the country.and more »

Odriozola revels in 'dream' debut - Football Espana

Odriozola revels in 'dream' debutFootball EspanaAlvaro Odriozola revelled in a 'dream' debut for Spain after he helped them beat Albania and qualify for the 2018 World Cup. Odriozola replaced Dani Carvajal at right-back for Spain and impressed in his first start, setting up the final goal in a 3-0 ...and more »

Spain book 11th World Cup appearance - Yahoo7 Sport

Yahoo7 SportSpain book 11th World Cup appearanceYahoo7 SportVIDEO A double by Bruce Kamau has seen Melbourne City open the 2017-18 A-League season with a 2-nil win over Brisbane Roar at AAMI Park. CLOSE. Kamau brace seals victory for Melbourne City. VIDEO A double by Bruce Kamau has seen Melbourne ...and more »

Football: Spain shrug off Catalonia crisis to qualify for World Cup - Channel NewsAsia

Channel NewsAsiaFootball: Spain shrug off Catalonia crisis to qualify for World CupChannel NewsAsiaSpain sealed their place in next year's World Cup by routing Albania 3-0 on Friday in a match laced with political tension amidst Catalonia's drive for independence and blighted by more jeers for Gerard Pique. Spain's Gerard Pique kicks the ball during ...and more »

Rodrigo reveals goals secrets - Football Espana

Rodrigo reveals goals secretsFootball EspanaSpain's Rodrigo Moreno has revealed the secrets behind his rich vein of goalscoring form. “It's a matter of hard work and dedication.” Rodrigo followed up his prolific start to the season for Valencia with his first-ever international goal during Spain ...and more »

Spain 3-0 Albania: Rodrigo, Isco and Thiago run riot - DeathRattleSports.com

DeathRattleSports.comSpain 3-0 Albania: Rodrigo, Isco and Thiago run riotDeathRattleSports.comSpain were convincing victors as Rodrigo, Isco and Thiago stepped up to the plate to help sweep aside Albania and continue La Roja's dominance in Group G. La Roja turned on the class to book their ticket to Russia and ensure they will once again be ...and more »

Spain clinch World Cup spot with slick win over Albania - The Star Online

The Star OnlineSpain clinch World Cup spot with slick win over AlbaniaThe Star Online(Reuters) - Spain stormed into the 2018 World Cup as Group G winners after producing a ruthless first half display to beat Albania 3-0 on Friday, sealing their place in Russia next summer as nearest challengers Italy were held to a 1-1 draw by Macedonia.and more »

Spain seal finals spot while Iceland take giant stride towards first World Cup - The Guardian

The GuardianSpain seal finals spot while Iceland take giant stride towards first World CupThe GuardianIsco takes the congratulations of his team-mates after scoring Spain's third goal against Albania. Photograph: Denis Doyle/Getty Images. World Cup 2018 qualifiers. Spain seal finals spot while Iceland take giant stride towards first World Cup. • Gerard ...and more »

Spain book World Cup place after Italy slip up, Iceland on verge of qualification - Deutsche Welle

Deutsche WelleSpain book World Cup place after Italy slip up, Iceland on verge of qualificationDeutsche WelleSpain became the eleventh team to qualify for Russia 2018 after their convincing 3-0 win over Albania and Italy's disappointing home draw against Macedonia. Elsewhere, Euro 2016 surprise package Iceland are looking good. Fußball WM Qualifikation 2018 ...and more »

Gerard Pique booed by Spain fans during win over Albania - Telegraph.co.uk

Telegraph.co.ukGerard Pique booed by Spain fans during win over AlbaniaTelegraph.co.ukSpain sealed their place in next year's World Cup finals with a comfortable 3-0 victory over Albania in a match which saw La Roja centre-back Gerard Pique once again the target of whistles and jeers. First-half goals from Rodrigo, Isco and Thiago ...and more »

Spain qualify for 11th consecutive World Cup - AOL UK

AOL UKSpain qualify for 11th consecutive World CupAOL UKSpain have become the fourth European team to qualify for the World Cup, reaching football's biggest competition for an 11th consecutive tournament. La Roja ensured qualification for next year's event in Russia by winning 3-0 at home to Albania in ...and more »

To Russia with boos, but Pique is here to stay for Spain - Goal.com

Goal.comTo Russia with boos, but Pique is here to stay for SpainGoal.comTo Russia with boos. Spain sealed top spot in Group G and automatic qualification for next summer's World Cup with a comprehensive victory over Albania in Alicante that was effectively all over inside half an hour. It was a quite superb showing from ...and more »

Spain clinches World Cup spot with win against Albania - Charlotte Observer

Charlotte ObserverSpain clinches World Cup spot with win against AlbaniaCharlotte ObserverSpain easily defeated Albania 3-0 to secure a World Cup berth as outspoken defender Gerard Pique received a mixed reaction from home fans every time he touched the ball on Friday. Rodrigo, Isco, and Thiago Alcantara scored first-half goals to give ...and more »

Spain qualify for World Cup as Italy held to draw by Macedonia - ESPN.co.uk

ESPN.co.ukSpain qualify for World Cup as Italy held to draw by MacedoniaESPN.co.ukSpain cruised to a 3-0 win over Albania on Friday to secure qualification for the World Cup and put Italy on a path for the playoffs. The win allowed Spain to move five points clear in Group G above Italy, who are now assured of finishing second, while ...and more »