Spain boss Vicente del Bosque tends to be the calmest and most loyal of coaches when faced with a crisis, but even his patience has worn thin after the European champions laboured to a 1-0 win over Macedonia on Tuesday.
David de Gea is hoping to win back his place in goal at Manchester United after he played his first competitive match this season in Spain`s 1-0 Euro 2016 qualifying victory away to Macedonia on Tuesday.
European champions Spain can take a big step towards securing the right to defend their title in France next year when Slovakia travel to Oviedo on Saturday defending a 100 percent record in qualifying Group C.
Spain striker Diego Costa is determined to repay the faith shown in him after he chose La Roja over his native Brazil and knows he still has a lot to prove after a stuttering start to his international career.
Spain coach Vicente del Bosque believes his side`s chances of winning an unprecedented third consecutive European Championship have been hampered by the decision to delay the end of the Spanish league season by a week.