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Schedule for all Villarreal CF internationals
Schedule for all Villarreal CF internationals

A total of seven Yellows players have been called up by their national team

Villarreal players Álex Baena, Ben Brereton, Aïssa Mandi, Juan Foyth, Ilias Akhomach and Iker Álvarez have been called up to their national teams during the current window of international commitments.

Álex Baena will have the opportunity to make his debut with the Spanish national team during his first call-up to the senior squad. La Roja will face Georgia and Cyprus in two qualifiers for Euro 2024.

The Algeria national team, led by Aïssa Mandi, will play an African Cup of Nations qualifier against Tanzania and a friendly a few days later against Senegal.

Ben Brereton will also defend Chile’s interests in their two World Cup qualifiers against Uruguay and Colombia. Similarly, Juan Foyth will do the same for Argentina against Ecuador and Bolivia.

Villarreal B goalkeeper Iker Álvarez will wear the Andorra jersey for two Euro 2024 qualifiers against Belarus and Switzerland.

Finally, Ilias Akhomach and Filip Jorgensen will join the Spain and Denmark U21 teams.

The kick-off times are as follows:

Álex Baena (Spain)

  • Georgia vs Spain: Friday 8th September, 6pm CEST, Boris Paichadze Dinamo Arena (Georgia).
  • Spain vs Cyprus: Tuesday 12th September, 8:45pm CEST, Estadio Los Cármenes (Spain).

Ben Brereton (Chile)

  • Uruguay vs Chile: Saturday 9th September, 1am CEST, Estadio Centenario (Uruguay).
  • Chile vs Colombia: Wednesday 13th September, 2:30am CEST Estadio Monumental David Arellano (Chile).

Juan Foyth (Argentina)

  • Argentina vs Ecuador: Friday 8th September, 2am CEST, Estadio Mas Monumental (Argentina).
  • Bolivia vs Argentina: Tuesday 12th September, 10pm CEST, en el Estadio Hernando Siles (Bolivia).

Aïssa Mandi (Algeria)

  • Algeria vs Tanzania: Thursday 7th September, 9pm CEST, 19 May 1956 Stadium (Algeria).
  • Senegal vs Algeria: Tuesday 12th September, 9pm CEST, Stade Me Abdoulaye Wade (Senegal).

Ilias Akhomach (Spain U21s)

  • Malta vs Spain: Friday 8th September, 8:45pm CEST, Hibernians Stadium (Malta).
  • Spain vs Scotland: Monday 11th September, 9pm CEST, Antiguo Estadio de la Victoria (Spain).

Iker Álvarez (Andorra)

  • Andorra vs Belarus: Saturday 9th September, 6pm CEST, Estadi Nacional (Andorra).
  • Switzerland vs Andorra: Tuesday 12th September, 8:45pm CEST, Stade de Tourbillon (Switzerland).