"This is not surprising," Lopetegui said. "Isco has talent and he is a great player. He has been developing just the right way in his career. We know that he will be able to help us."
With talented youngsters, Spain on its way back to the top →
"Being 'close' to a World Cup spot means nothing," Lopetegui said. "We will need to play two great matches in October."
Spain routs Liechtenstein 8-0 to stay in control in Group G →