Spain and Italy?will battle it out with Albania, Israel, Liechtenstein and Macedonia in qualification for World Cup 2018
Spain and Italy have been drawn together in World Cup 2018 qualification Group G at the preliminary draw in Russia on Saturday.
The two nations will also face Albania, Israel, Liechtenstein and Macedonia – but only the group winner will automatically advance to the finals, with the runner-up facing a play-off.
France and Netherlands face the same challenge in Group A, which also features Sweden, Bulgaria, Belarus and Luxembourg, while England and Scotland will do battle in Group F.
World Cup 2018 European qualification draw
Group A: France, Netherlands, Sweden Bulgaria, Belarus, Luxembourg
Group B: Portugal, Switzerland, Hungary, Faroe Islands, Latvia, Andorra
Group C: Germany, Czech Republic, Northern Ireland, Norway, Azerbaijan, San Marino
Group D: Austria, Serbia, Republic of Ireland, Moldova, Georgia
Group E: Romania, Denmark, Poland, Montenegro, Armenia, Kazakhstan
Group F: England, Scotland, Slovenia, Malta, Lithuania, Slovakia
Group G: Spain, Italy, Israel, Albania, Liechtenstein, Macedonia
Group H: Belgium, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Greece, Estonia, Cyprus
Group I: Croatia, Iceland, Ukraine, Turkey, Finland
Source : goal.com