(Sporting Alert) — Iker Casillas keeps his starting place in goal for Spain, while David De Gea is on the bench for tonight’s Euro 2016 Qualifying Group C clash with Slovakia at Tehelne pole.
Many thought De Gea would have been handed the starting place, following his performances this so far for Manchester United, but Casillas has won the nod to keep his place between the sticks.
Chelsea and English Premier League leading goalscorer, Diego Costa leads the attack for Spain with, Koke, David Silva, Cesc Fabregas and Andres Iniesta also starting as well.
Midfield player Marek Hamsik captains Slovakia tonight, with the likes of Vladimir Weiss and Martin Skrtel also including in the starting XI for the encounter.
Cesar Azpilicueta, Pedro, Marc Bartra, Rodrigo and Santi Cazorla are all amongst the substitutes for Spain.