Spain boss Luis Enrique makes call on Leeds United duo for decisive World Cup qualifier

Leeds United duo Rodrigo and Diego Llorente are both on the Spain bench for Sunday night's decisive World Cup qualifier against Sweden in Seville (kick-off 7.45pm).

Sunday, 14th November 2021, 7:07 pm

Llorente has been called back into the squad following an injury to Barcelona's Eric Garcia but was not involved in Thursday's World Cup qualifier against Greece.

Rodrigo - who is also back in the squad - was brought on for the final 33 minutes against Greece, replacing Espanyol's Raul de Tomas.

Thursday's 1-0 victory in Athens put Spain in pole position in Group B, toppling Sweden who dropped to second and a point behind Luis Enrique's side after Thursday's shock 2-0 loss in Georgia.

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ON THE BENCH: Leeds United's record signing Rodrigo, above, along with Whites team mate Diego Llorente, for Spain's decisive World Cup qualifier against Sweden. Photo by Naomi Baker/Getty Images.

A draw or victory against the Swedes would now seal Spain's direct qualification for next year's World Cup in Qatar.

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