Spain seal finals spot while Iceland take giant stride towards first World Cup

• Pique again the target of jeers as Spain seal place in Russia
• Iceland edge closer, while Italy are held by Macedonia

Spain sealed their place in next year’s World Cup with a comfortable 3-0 victory over Albania, while Iceland are on the verge of their first finals after recording a comprehensive 3-0 victory over Turkey in Istanbul.

First-half goals from Rodrigo, Isco and Thiago helped make it eight wins from nine matches in Group G for Julen Lopetegui’s unbeaten Spain side, in a match which saw La Roja centre-back Gerard Pique once again the target of whistles and jeers.

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• Pique again the target of jeers as Spain seal place in Russia• Iceland edge closer, while Italy are held by MacedoniaSpain sealed their place in next year’s World Cup with a comfortable 3-0 victory over Albania, while Iceland are on the verge of their first finals after recording a comprehensive 3-0 victory over Turkey in Istanbul.First-half goals from Rodrigo, Isco and Thiago helped make it eight wins from nine matches in Group G for Julen Lopetegui’s unbeaten Spain side, in a match which saw La Roja centre-back Gerard Pique once again the target of whistles and jeers. Continue reading…

https://www.theguardian.com/football/2017/oct/06/spain-iceland-pique-world-cup-qualifiers-round-up

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