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Spain hold hope over Torres - Fabregas makes return

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Spain coach Vicente Del Bosque is hoping Fernando Torres can have a run-out during Tuesday's final World Cup warm-up match against Poland.

Torres is the only member of Del Bosque's 23-man squad not to see any action in this week's two friendly wins over Saudi Arabia and South Korea as the Liverpool man continues his recovery from the knee operation he underwent in April.

"We have good feelings (about Torres). I hope that he can play a bit on Tuesday against Poland in order to head into the final stages of preparation in the best condition," said Del Bosque following Thursday night's 1-0 victory over South Korea.

"It's not something that has surprised us because we knew beforehand that we would have this situation with Fernando, but I have faith he will be fine for the World Cup."


Fabregas



Spain's other main fitness worry heading into the World Cup, Cesc Fabregas, played almost an hour against South Korea before being replaced by Xavi.

That was the Arsenal captain's first competitive run-out since suffering a cracked bone in his fibula in March.

"I felt better in the first half. I still need to play minutes to gain match fitness, but the feelings are good," said Fabregas, who came closest to scoring in a goalless first period when he hit the crossbar.

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