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'ProFootballDB', BeSoccer's very own footballing database has put together its squad of the best 23 players who will not feature at this summer's World Cup in Russia.
Julen Lopetegi announced the Spain squad for their upcoming friendlies against Germany and Argentina, two very difficult tests for 'La Roja'. There were some big names excluded from the list, leading to 'Marca' drawing up an ideal XI of possible absentees for the World Cup.
After a tight 90 minutes of football at Cornella, Espanyol and Real Madrid headed into injuty time with the visitors pushing for a late winner. However, it was the hosts that sent the stadium into delirium with a goal in the 92nd minute.
Barcelona had to settle for a 1-1 draw in their rain-affected match against city rivals Espanyol after Gerardo Moreno and Gerard Pique exchanged headers in the second-half.
With 11 games of the season already gone, things are starting to hot up in La Liga. Following the international break, all eyes will be on Real Madrid as onlookers try to decide if Gareth Bale's return from injury can help the misfiring Karim Benzema and Cristiano Ronaldo find form, with the duo having struggled badly in the Welshman's absence.
The two giants of Spanish football have no players in the starting XI made up of players with more game time.