Spain vs Haiti, International Friendly: Open Thread
Spain plays Haiti today in an international friendly at Miami’s Sun Life Stadium. The match, which kicks off at 4pm ET, will be televised live on beIN SPORT.
Featured among the 26 players called up to the Spain squad for today’s match are 19 that won the 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa and 20 that won the Euro 2012 in Poland and Ukraine. The roster also includes 14 players from La Liga powerhouses FC Barcelona and Real Madrid.
Spain starting XI: Casillas, Albiol, Azpilicueta, Monreal, Martinez, Ramos, Fabregas, Mata, Cazorla, Navas, Torres
Haiti starting XI: Montrevil, Wilde, Aveska, Alcenat, Louis, Monuma, Joseph, Alexandre, Desmaret, Belfort, Charles.
The Spain squad for today’s match is:
Goalkeepers: Iker Casillas (Real Madrid), Pepe Reina (Liverpool), Victor Valdés (Barcelona).
Defenders: Nacho Monreal (Arsenal), Jordi Alba (Barcelona), Raúl Albiol (Real Madrid), Gerard Piqué (Barcelona), Sergio Ramos (Real Madrid), César Azpilicueta (Chelsea), Álvaro Arbeloa (Real Madrid)
Midfielders: Andrés Iniesta (Barcelona), Santiago Cazorla (Arsenal), Sergio Busquets (Barcelona), Xabi Alonso (Real Madrid), Xavi Hernández (Barcelona), Javi Martínez (Bayern Munich), Javi García (Manchester City), Beñat (Real Betis).
Forwards: Juan Mata (Chelsea), David Silva (Manchester City), Cesc Fábregas (Barcelona), Pedro (Barcelona), Jesús Navas (Sevilla), David Villa (Barcelona), Fernando Torres (Chelsea), Roberto Soldado (Valencia).
Haiti should feature players such as Jhony Placide, Jeff Louis, Jean Jacque Pierre, Jean Sony Alcenat and Reginal Goreux.
Tickets are currently on sale and available through www.sunlifestadium.com and www.ticketmaster.com or by calling the stadium box office at (305) 943-8000. Tickets start at just $29 and a limited number of VIP Field seats will be made available on the sidelines to watch the match. For more information on the VIP Field Seating, teams, players and event, please visit www.sunlifestadium.com.
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