A last minute injury to Ballon D’Or winner Alexia Putellas hurts the chances of a Spain team that still has plenty of talent.
On a night that Spain defeated the Czech Republic by two goals to nil in the Nations League, some players took the headlines more than others.
Although we inevitably look at these games with the World Cup in mind, the immediate benefit of reaching the Nations League finals is gaining traction.
On the Sunday which saw Rafa Nadal draw level on fourteen with Real Madrid, it ended with the Spanish national team offering up a less celebratory draw in Prague.
The game ended all square between these two rivals, as the Nations League provides more competitive action ahead of a winter World Cup.
With 29 teams going into today's World Cup group stage draw, Alfredo Relaño looks back at how Senegal booked their place at Egypt's expense.
AS honorary president Alfredo Relaño reacts to Spain's 5-0 friendly win over Iceland at Riazor on Tuesday.
Goals from Ferran Torres and Dani Olmo saw Spain past Albania on the national side's return to Catalonia after an 18-year absence.