Brighton and Hove Albion keeper Robert Sanchez makes full competitive debut for Spain

Posted On 05 Sep 2021 at 9:53 pm

Brighton and Hove Albion keeper Robert Sanchez made his full competitive debut for Spain this evening (Sunday 5 September).

Robert Sanchez

Not so long ago Sanchez, 23, was fourth in the Seagulls pecking order and went out on loan to Forest Green Rovers and Rochdale.

Tonight, Sanchez came on as a substitute for Unai Simon after 74 minutes in the 4-0 World Cup qualifying match win over Georgia.

Other Brighton players appearing for their country today included Andi Zeqiri who was part of the Switzerland side that held Italy to a 0-0 draw as the European champions extended their unbeaten run to 36 games.

Leondro Trossard represented Belgium in their 3-0 win against the Czech Republic.

Jakub Moder played the first half for Poland away at San Marino where the visitors notched up a 7-1 victory.

And Shane Duffy scored the equaliser for Ireland in their 1-1 draw with Azerbaijan in Dublin yesterday (Saturday 4 September).

Albion resume Premier League campaign against Brentford at the new Brentford Community Stadium, next Saturday (11 September).

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