Italy-Spain

Jordi Alba came off injured in the 21st minute of Italy-Spain

Barcelona left back Jordi Alba came off injured in the 21st minute of the World Cup qualifier against Spain. Nacho came on for him.

Jordi Alba came off injured in the 21st minute of Italy-Spain
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Alba off injured

Jordi Alba had to leave the field of play after 21 minutes of the World Cup qualifier between Italy and Spain in Turin this evening, with what appeared to be a muscle strain in his right leg. He left the pitch under his own steam having been asked to be substituted. 

Alba about to be substituted.

The Barcelona left back was replaced by Nacho. 

Alba's 50th cap 

This was Alba's 50th cap for Spain. He made his debut against Scotland on 11 October 2011 and has scored six goals in his international career so far. He's the 39th player to reach a half-century of appearances for Spain.