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- Chairman:Peter Gilliéron
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"Rather today than in Russia," said David de Gea after gifting Switzerland a goal in a World Cup warm-up this month. Well, now it has happened in Russia.
If Carvajal is finally ruled out, the most likely replacement is Rodri, a central midfielder, not a defender.
Plenty of good play, but short on that crucial finishing touch. That's how you could summarise Spain's display in their 1-1 draw against Switzerland...
For Julen Lopetegui's Spain, preparations for this month's World Cup finals begin in Vila-real tonight against Switzerland, a tougher test than it might appear.
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