The Chelsea striker finally bagged his first goal at international level against Luxembourg.
Sunday, October 12, 2014
Vicente del Bosque picked the youngest team of his reign and the coach was rewarded with a promising performance and an impressive 4-0 win in Luxembourg.
Diego Costa scored his first international goal for the reigning European champion as it returned to winning ways with a confident victory over the Red Lions
The Chelsea striker got his international career rolling with a goal in an easy win.
The Spain boss is resigned to many being against the national team's No.1, even before he was at fault for the first goal in the side's 2-1 loss to Slovakia.
The Chelsea striker has failed to find the net in 446 minutes of football for la Roja and here, Goal takes a look at his record compared to the nation's former greats.
Saturday, October 11, 2014
As part of a special series examining the form of this summer's major signings, Goal takes a look at the Croatia international following his move to Camp Nou.
Friday, October 10, 2014
Veteran Spain midfielder Andres Iniesta says defeat won't necessitate a change in thinking for his side.
Pictures from Spain's shock defeat and a first qualification loss in eight years as Slovakia earned a stunning 2-1 victory.
Thursday, October 9, 2014
The goalkeeper made another mistake as the European champion fell to a surprise defeat at Slovakia.
The Real Madrid forward claims he is not bitter about being portrayed as the yin to the Barca attacker's yang and suggests he has been at the same level for several years.
The goalkeeper was at fault for the hosts' opener as Spain went on the lose 2-1 in their first defeat in a qualification match in 37 games
Goals from Kucka and Stoch wrapped up a surprise three points for the plucky hosts, with goalkeeper Kozacik making a number of fantastic stops to keep La Roja at bay throughout.
Paco Alcacer looked to have ensured a point for the visitors when he netted late on to cancel out an earlier Iker Casillas blunder but the forward headed in the winner.
The coach has defended the Portuguese forward against suggestions he only cares for his own glory following a stellar start to 2014-15
UEFA has proposed changes to the way the Champions League is drawn.
The Barcelona defender has come under fire for taking part in a march for secession and many supporters feel he should retire from La Roja altogether.
The Real Madrid star is happy at the club and will retire there according to his agent.
Wednesday, October 8, 2014
With its greedy expansion of the Euro 2016 field, UEFA has removed the excitement and urgency from qualifying,
The 26-year-old has been in superb form for Chelsea and his national team coach has challenged him to replicate it for La Roja