David Villa set to regain his first team place with La Roja

Barcelona’s in form David Villa looks set to regain his first team place in the Spain national side against Finland on Friday. Del Bosque will almost certainly count on Villa, who is Spain’s top goal scorer who hasn’t been a first team player for some 527 days after picking up his injury at the Club World Cup in December 2011.

Xavi Hernández to miss Finland game on Friday

Xavi Hernández will not be playing for La Roja on Friday 22nd March against Finland in the Spanish city of Gijón. Xavi was subjected to various medical tests and it has been decided to leave him out of the Finland game thinking ahead instead of the clash against France next week where he would be more useful. Xavi wasn’t on the pitch last weekend for the Rayo Vallecano clash where Barca won by 3 goals to 1.