There are several Real Madrid players that have been included in their national teams list to play the matches for the qualifying of 2018 Russia World Cup. Players as Cristiano Ronaldo, Bale, Isco, Nacho, Carvajal, Lucas Vázquez, Morata, Kovacic, Modric, Marcelo, Varane, James Rodríguez, Keylor Navas and Asensio.
Spain played yesterday against Macedonia their fourth World Cup qualifying match. La Roja won 4-0 in a very good match of Lopetegui’s players. Carvajal and Nacho played the entire match, while Morata was substituted in the minute 60 and Isco entered on the pitch in the 71. Next Tuesday Spain will play against England a friendly match at Wembley.
Wales are having several problems in these qualifying matches because they are in the third position of the group with six points so far. Gareth Bale made a great performance in the game against Serbia playing 90 minutes and scoring the first goal of the match which ended with a draw 1-1.
Kovacic played in the starting 11 in Croatian victory against Iceland 2-0. The midfield was substituted in the half time and Modric replaced him. With this victory, Croatia are first in the qualifying group. Neither Modric nor Kovacic will play the friendly match Croatia will face against North Ireland next week.
Varane completed the full 90 minutes in the comeback of France against Sweden. Next Tuesday France will play against Ivory Coast a friendly match at Lens. Keylor Navas also played the full 90 minutes and his performance was incredible against Trinidad and Tobago. Real Madrid goalkeeper will play second match against United States at the National Stadium in Costa Rica.
Brazil, with Marcelo in the line up, won against Argentina 3-0 where the left back played the entire match. Marcelo won’t play against Peru because he has accumulated a number of bookings that prevents him play the next match.
Marco Asensio will face Austria for the qualification of the Euro Cup. The first game finished with a draw (1-1-) where Asensio played 70 minutes of the game. The return leg will be played at Albacete’s Carlos Belmont stadium.
Cristiano Ronaldo will face today Latvia in a qualifying match for the 2018 World Cup. The match will be played at the Algarve stadium.