Gerard Pique has said pundits and fans in Spain tend to over-react to any minor setback but the players have learned to ignore the kneejerk criticism they can face.
Benedikt Howedes and Mario Gomez are out of the Germany squad through injury ahead of the second of two consecutive World Cup qualifiers against Kazakhstan on Tuesday.
Scotland manager Gordon Strachan has said he will make changes to his line-up in Serbia and wants to see how some of his players handle an intimidating away atmosphere.
Italy manager Cesare Prandelli has admitted his squad selection is plagued with 'doubts' ahead of the World Cup qualification match against Malta.
Germany coach Joachim Low has said Borussia Dortmund's Ilkay Gundogan will take the place of the suspended Sebastian Schweinsteiger for his side's second meeting with Kazakhstan in five days.
Northern Ireland's World Cup qualifier against Israel is likely to go ahead as scheduled on Tuesday night as the freezing weather that his hit Belfast begins to ease.
Nacho Monreal has said Spain have "no margin for error" in Tuesday's crucial World Cup 2014 qualifier against France.
France manager Didier Deschamps fears his side will face an attacking Spanish side when the reigning world and European champions visit for the glamour Group I World Cup qualifying clash.
Wales star Gareth Bale confirmed he hopes play in next Tuesday's World Cup qualifier against Croatia, despite being withdrawn from the action after just 45 minutes on Friday night's game against Scotland at Hampden Park.