Internationals

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

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ANALYSIS: Willy Sagnol's recent comments on the "typical African player" have turned the spotlight on a French nation still wrestling with racial stereotypes and prejudice

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The 24-year-old netted the only goal of the game in Germany's victory over the European champions and was delighted with the way his side performed

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The manager's much-changed lineup put in a dominant display against USA, with the duo impressing on their debuts and Robbie Brady scoring twice

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The Selecao coach explained that the defender was always going to take over as skipper from Neymar - despite the headlines made by the change of leadership during the week

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The Selecao defender says that while he gave Stefan Ilsanker a "little" push before opening the scoring at the Ernst Happel Stadion, his headed effort was perfectly legal

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The ex-Juventus boss was pleased with his side's performance against Albania, but feels he is not getting the support he needs

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The experienced coach says he is looking to the future with confidence despite seeing his side lose to Germany - their fifth defeat in nine matches

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The Manchester United striker moved onto 46 for his country, three behind Sir Bobby Charlton, and insists it was an "unbelievable feeling" to score twice against Scotland

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The defensive midfielder says the new coach has restored the squad's mental strength in the wake of their disappointing World Cup campaign

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COMMENT: While Argentina and Portugal played out a marquee international which failed to deliver at Old Trafford, Roy Hodgson's side seemed to relish the atmosphere at Celtic Park

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It was billed as the battle of the two finest footballers on the planet but Argentina v Portugal at Old Trafford barely rose above the ordinary

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COMMENT: The Selecao made it six wins in a row since the World Cup with a hard-fought win at the Ernst Happel Stadion that underlined that the South Americans are back on track

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Roy Hodgson's men produced an efficient display at Celtic Park to defeat their bitter rivals and neighbours, with Wayne Rooney and Jack Wilshere starring for the visitors

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Raphael Varane scored late on to seal a deserved win for Les Bleus, though Karim Benzema missed a chance to double the lead from the penalty spot

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Roy Hodgson's side made it six wins out of six since their disappointing World Cup showing in Brazil, by beating the 'Auld Enemy' in their own backyard.