Nine FC Barcelona players will feature for Spain against Finland
Messi, Mascherano and Alexis will also play for their respective countries in World Cup qualifiers this evening
The next couple of days will see 12 FC Barcelona players feature for their respective countries. Spain, with Valdés, Piqué, Alba, Xavi, Iniesta, Cesc, Busquets, Villa and Pedro, will face off against Finland at El Molinón (20.45), on matchday six of the in World Cup qualifiers. A victory against Finland, who are fifth in the group, would give Spain a confidence boost ahead of the crucial match against France, which is scheduled for March 26th at 21.00 in Paris.
Argentina, Chile and Cameroon battle for a spot in the World Cup
Leo Messi and Javier Mascherano’s Argentina will face off against Venezuela in Buenos Aires tomorrow morning (1.00 AM, Barcelona time). Argentina sit atop of the group with 20 points from 9 games, while Venezuela are fourth. Next week, Messi and company will play against Bolivia, who are seventh.
Alexis Sánchez will travel with his team to Lima to face Peru (3.00 AM, Barcelona time). Chile will then host Uruguay next week (Wednesday, 00.30).
Lastly, Alex Song’s Cameroon, who are third, will take on Togo, who are fourth in Group I, in Yaundé.