Vicente del Bosque must make do without several key figures from the nation's golden era heading into its opening qualifier as it looks to recover from World Cup humiliation.
Sunday, September 7, 2014
The Argentina star says he was focused only on the World Cup, and that Madrid did not seem to want to keep him.
Joachim Low's men begin their Euro 2016 qualifying campaign on Sunday and are fresh from their World Cup victory, but can they repeat their double of the 1970s?
Saturday, September 6, 2014
The Colombian's stratospheric rise to stardom - in which he outscored everyone at the World Cup this summer - has seen him been named the hottest person on the planet
The Real Madrid star says his comments about the club's summer transfers were misunderstood and that the current squad is very strong.
The Brazil-born striker has failed to net in his five appearances for la Roja and is having difficulties with the team's technical style under Vicente del Bosque.
A number of promising players will be hoping to forge a place in their national sides before Euro 2016, with Goal taking a look at the best and brightest.
The Manchester United midfielder denied that he was pushing for a substantial raise at Real Madrid.
Friday, September 5, 2014
The Barcelona youngster has replaced Diego Costa in the squad to face Macedonia and says his jaw dropped when he received the call.
The young Barcelona star will get his first shot with the senior team, replacing the Chelsea striker.
The former Liverpool striker is happy to be able to get up and go to work each day after being allowed to return to training.
The striker understands that he will have to get his game to fit with the rest of his national side if he is to become a star with La Roja.
Thursday, September 4, 2014
The Chelsea striker made it five Spain matches without a goal as La Roja lost 1-0 to France on Wednesday.
Despite all the changes, Vicente del Bosque's men failed to put the disappointment of their World Cup humiliation behind them as they lost to France in Paris.
The World Cup quarterfinalists got the better of the team eliminated in the first round in the first game for both sides after the Brazil showpiece.
La Roja's problems continue as a solitary strike from Loic Remy sees Vicent Del Bosque's side suffer defeat in Paris.
The 22-year-old Barcelona star will take the armband against Colombia on Friday and coach Dunga says he has everything required of a World Cup-winning skipper
The attacker suffered a minor injury in league play last weekend, and Barcelona hopes to have him back within the next two weeks.
The Colombia international, who joined Los Blancos from Monaco this summer, says that he has formed an instant friendship with the Portuguese star.