'Israeli attacks Isco with a knife' & what actually happened

Asier Illarramendi scored the only goal as Spain ended World Cup qualifying on a high

Asier Illarramendi scored the only goal as Spain ended World Cup qualifying on a high

The incident allegedly happened after the game ended, as a handful of Israeli fans ran on the pitch.

A 'KNIFE-WIELDING' Israel supporter was arrested after a pitch invasion in a World Cup qualifying match.

He was unharmed in the ugly post-game scenes and therefore remains in contention to start for Real in Saturday's trip to Getafe.

The Israeli FA have denied the claims, saying there is no evidence of the incident taking place.

Illarramendi, one of the players who hadn't played often, scored his first international goal in the 76th minute with a shot from outside the area, curling the ball into the top corner.

"But I repeat, I do not know where they got the information about the alleged knife". But when considering it was Israel's fourth defeat in five home matches, and that the side finished the campaign by losing five of six games, scoring just a single goal over that stretch, it is no surprise that coach Elisha Levy's tenure will not only be short-lived, but also go down among the worst ever in national team history.

Consequently, Pepe Reina comes in between the sticks, Nacho Monreal, Nacho Fernandez and Cesar Azpilicueta enter the back four, Asier Illarramendi partners Sergio Busquets in midfield and trio Marco Asensio, Pedro Rodriguez and Aritz Aduriz form a new-look trident up top.

Put another way, there were no Israeli fans in the stadium with weapons. "The usual security measures were carried out last night, during and after the game".

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