UPDATE-Georgia v Spain

(Sporting Alert) — David Villa has started on the bench for Spain in their 2014 World Cup qualifier against Georgia at Boris Paichadze.

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The Barcelona forward, Villa had been sidelined with a broken leg he sustained last season and was forced to sit out the Euro Championships.

However, he is now back in the plans of the head coach and starts as a substitute tonight with Roberto Soldado getting the starting place, alongside Manchester City’s David Silva.

Sergio Busquets, Xabi Alonso, Xavi and Andres Iniesta all start the game.

On the bench with Villa are, the likes of 9. Fernando Torres, Cesc Fabregas, Pedro and Arsenal’s new boy Santi Cazorla.

Georgia v Spain

Georgia: Loria, Lobjanidze, Kashia, Amisulashvili, Khizanishvili, Kankava, Dato Kvirkvelia, Daushvili, Targamadze, Okriashvili, Mchedlidze

Subs: Kvaskhvadze, Maisuradze, Guruli, Sirbiladze, Gorgiashvili, Rekhviashvili, Dzalamidze, Grigalava, Popkhadze

Spain: Casillas, Jordi Alba, Arbeloa, Pique, Sergio Ramos, Busquets, Alonso, Xavi, Iniesta, Silva, Soldado

Subs: Valdes, Albiol, Monreal, Juanfran, Villa, Torres, Fabregas, Pedro, Benat, Cazorla, Jesus Navas, Reina

Referee: Svein Oddvar Moen (Norway)

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