Sergi Roberto killed off a late rally from Socieded as Barcelona ran out 4-2 winners, with Braithwaite netting a brace in the first game of the post-Messi era.
Those happy days when Madrid’s second string, which gave Zidane the chance to rotate his team in key moments, seem long behind us, writes Alfredo Relaño.
Lopetegui revealed his squad for the World Cup in Russia, and AS editor Alfredo Relaño sees little to argue about in what he sees as a formidable squad.
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AS editor Alfredo Relaño examines the World Cup qualifier between Spain and Israel, in which Isco had a fine game and Illarramendi scored.
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