All of the teams which booked the FIFA World Cup 2022 place in Europe on Sunday did so with dramatic late goals.
Spain finished with 19 points, four more than Sweden, which will be drawn against the other nine runners-up and two group winners from the UEFA Nations League.
Cristiano Ronaldo's chance to play at possibly his last World Cup could hinge on the result of Portugal's winner-take-all clash against Serbia. Check match and telecast details of 2022 FIFA World Cup, European qualifiers.
Pablo Sarabia’s penalty was enough for Spain to beat Greece while Sweden lost 2-0 vs Georgia. Russia laid down a marker with a 6-0 demolition of Cyprus.
Spain coach Luis Enrique will be without the services of nine major players for the 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifiers against Sweden and Greece.
Spanish media reports suggest that Ansu Fati could be out of action for almost a month and miss Barcelona's games against Espanyol, Villarreal, Real Betis in La Liga.
With two matches remaining, Spain are in second place behind Sweden in their qualifying group.
The Manchester City forward suffered a broken bone in his right foot while on international duty during the 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifiers.
Torres has established himself as a regular in Spain's team under Luis Enrique and Manchester City player is one of their best source of goals.
Earlier on the day, Italy beat Belgium 2-1 with goals from Nicolo Barella and Domenico Berardi to finish in third place in Nations League.
Torres scored twice in the first half. Italy was reduced to 10 men after Leonardo Bonucci was sent off for a second yellow card in 42nd minute.
Immobile and Toloi were injured while playing for their clubs Lazio and Atalanta respectively. Both the players were a part of Italy's Euro 2020 title-winning campaign.
Spain versus Italy Nations League semifinal is a rematch of the Euro 2020 semifinal, played three months ago. The winner will face either France or Belgium in the final.
If Italy win, they will face the winner between world champion France and Belgium in the Nations League final in Milan on October 10.
Italy was held to a 1-1 draw by Bulgaria, while Spain lost 2-1 away to Sweden to drop to second place in Group B
Veteran captain Sergio Ramos, who was left out of Euro 2020 han't been included for the September qualifiers against Sweden, Georgia and Kosovo.
Guardiola didn't say if he'd consider any other national team than Spain, but said he didn't expect to get hired by 'important national teams like Brazil'
Malcom scored in the 108th minute in extra time to give Brazil a 2-1 win over Spain on Saturday
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