The Spanish team will play next March 26 at the RCD Stadium against Albania and thus return to play an official match in Catalonia. In addition, Luis Enrique’s men will face Iceland at Riazor on March 29, in the other friendly clash of the national team parn.
Spain played its last match on Catalan soil on February 18, 2004, in a friendly match between the national team and Peru at the Montjuic Olympic stadium. The team coached by Jos Antonio Camacho won 2-1 with goals from Baraja and Joseba Etxeberria.
It is the Espanyol field where the Spanish team has played the most and in this case, Luis Rubiales proposed that La Roja return to play in Barcelona and he has achieved it.
47 years without an official match for La Roja
This time it will be a friendly match against Albania, so to find the last official clash of the Red you have to go back to 1975. Specifically, it was on October 12, against Denmark, at the Sarri stadium and won 2-0 with goals from Pirri and Capn.
Although without a doubt what is in the memory of the fans are the 1992 Barcelona Games, where Spain won Olympic gold at the Camp Nou with a 3-2 victory over Poland.