Gianluigi Buffon admits the prospect of losing his status as Italys undisputed No 1 has been brought closer by the arrival of Spain ahead of the sides 2018 World Cup qualifier on Thursday. Cory Spangenberg Jersey . Italy coach Giampiero Ventura handed teenage AC Milan goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma his international debut during the second half of a 3-1 friendly defeat to France last month.And Iker Casillass omission from the Spain squad by newly-appointed coach Julen Lopetegui has made Buffon realise he cannot go on forever. Watch NOW TV Watch Sky Sports for just ￡6.99. No contract. The fact hes not here is very strange, but its also a signal for me, Buffon told reporters of Casillas.Were running out of time, but thats normal. Im fine with that. Inside of me I know my sporting career has to come to an end. Until that happens, Ill enjoy every moment. Iker Casillas is not included in Spains squad to face the 2006 World Cup winners Set to earn his 164th cap, Buffon will edge one closer to former Real Madrid goalkeeper Casillas 167-cap record for a European footballer, which he shares with retired Latvian Vitalijs Astafyevs.After opening their World Cup qualifying campaign with a 3-1 win against Israel in Haifa last month, Italy host Spain at Juventus Stadium fully aware the result will be key in deciding which team clinches top spot in a Group G that also includes Albania, Israel, Liechtenstein and Macedonia.This is an important match that will have consequences in terms of who qualifies for the World Cup, said Ventura, who succeeded Antonio Conte after he became manager of Chelsea in the summer.But we wont win this game if we play at 60 percent of our capacity.As well as dropping Casillas, Lopetegui has instigated a number of other changes to a Spain squad that won the World Cup in 2010 and the European Championship in 2008 and 2012 but has disappointed at the last two major tournaments. Diego Costa is expected to lead the line for Spain against Italy Spain put eight unanswered goals past Liechtenstein in their opening qualifier in Leon, where Chelsea forward Diego Costa was one of three players to hit a brace.Ventura was quick to underline the qualities of his own, new-look squad but warned: I believe that, tactically, Spain have taken a step forward. But what most worries me is how mentally ready they look.Costa is expected to be given the nod to play up front ahead of Real Madrid striker Alvaro Morata after Lopetegui said: Costa will play. This will be a key game for us and should fully test our ability to impose our game. But were here for a result.You can watch Englands tour of Bangladesh, plus Premier League football and the Japan Grand Prix on Sky Sports. Upgrade now and enjoy three months at half price! Also See: Thursdays international preview Internationals: 10 questions Messi worried over injury Rooney key for England Erick Aybar Jersey . 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Anthony finished with 25 points and 10 rebounds, missing 20 of 30 shots in the Knicks sixth straight loss.Woodstock, Ont. – Team Canadas Brooke Henderson carded a 4-under 67 at Craigowan Golf and Country Club to jump into the lead at the Canadian Womens Amateur Championship on Wednesday. Henderson opened her second round with a 3-under 32 and followed it with back-nine birdies on the par-5 13th and par-4 17th holes to grab the outright lead at 5-under 137. The 16-year-old has played near flawless golf since opening the tournament with an over-par front-nine on Tuesday. "It was a tough start yesterday being 3-over through eight holes but then I went 4-under the rest of the way which was really huge," said Henderson, the defending champion. "I had a couple of moments yesterday that really saved my round and I think that really saved my tournament. Going into today I knew I had momentum and I just wanted to keep that going." With that momentum the Smiths Falls, Ont. native currently sits one-stroke clear of her teammate Augusta James of Bath, Ont. and Liz Breen of Waynesboro, Pa., who share second place at 4-under 138 at the conclusion of Wednesdays windy second round. "It was much tougher today, we were here bright and early and it was quite a bit colder from past days so the ball wasnt quite flying as far," Henderson continued. "The wind also really picked up especially in the middle of my round, I was hitting ffour clubs more than what I normally do. Jered Weaver Jersey. " James battled back during her closing nine, carding birdies on her final two holes to finish with an even-par 71. Breed held the outright lead for a short time on the back-nine before bogeying two of her last six holes to finish tied with James. Australias Su-Hyun Oh posted a 2-over 73 to finish in solo fourth at 2-under 140, while Megan Osland of Kelowna, B.C. and Californias Betty Chen share fifth place at 1-under par. 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