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David Villa doubtful for Spain’s World Cup qualifier against Liechtenstein

Spain management said striker David Villa is doubtful for its World Cup qualifier against Liechtenstein after injuring a muscle during training.

David Villa played the final two minutes of the match against Italy, his first after a three-year absence from Spain’s team.

Spain says striker David Villa is doubtful for its World Cup qualifier against Liechtenstein on Tuesday after injuring a muscle during training.

Villa’s injury occurred on Sunday, a day after Spain beat Italy 3-0 to take the lead of their qualifying group.

Villa played the final two minutes of the match against Italy, his first after a three-year absence from Spain’s team.

The 35-year-old Villa is Spain’s all-time leading scorer with 59 goals in 98 matches.

He plays for club New York City FC.