Grading the Spain Players in Their World Cup Qualifier Against France

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Grading the Spain Players in Their World Cup Qualifier Against France
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Spain moved back into pole position in their qualification group with a vital 1-0 win over France in Paris.

Pedro Rodriguez made and scored the only goal of the game as hopes of Brazil 2014 without the playoffs were revitalized.

The Barcelona forward beat two men before switching the ball to Nacho Monreal on the left flank. He then had the energy to burst into the French box and bundle home the Arsenal full-back's cross.

Les Blues were then reduced to 10 men following the dismissal of Paul Pogba but still could have equalized at the end.

Mathieu Valbuena's cross was headed towards goal by Patrice Evra, only for Victor Valdes to produce a vital save.

On another glorious night for La Roja, here are their player ratings...

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