Four Barça players feature in Spain win

Four Barça players feature in Spain win

Lopetegui's side earn an important 2-1 win over FYR Macedonia in the 2018 World Cup qualifier with Piqué, Jordi Alba, Iniesta and Sergio Busquets all starting

Spain remain top of their 2018 World Cup qualifying group after a hard-fought 2-1 win over FYR Macedonia on Sunday night.

Julen Lopetegui's starting lineup featured Gerard Piqué, Jordi Alba, Sergio Busquets and Andrés Iniesta.

The first goal came after a fine ball from Iniesta to Jordi Alba who then cut the ball back for David Silva to give Spain the lead on 15 minutes. It was 2-0 soon after as Isco laid the ball across goal for Diego Costa to tap home.

Macedonia got back in the game with a fine run and strike from Ristovski on 66 minutes, but Spain held on to remain at the summit of Group G.

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