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Tuesday, October 14, 2014

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Didier Deschamps made wholesale changes for the trip to Yerevan and Andre-Pierre Gignac was the star of the show, netting a penalty and assisting the other two strikes

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Gonzalo Higuain, Nicolas Gaitan and Lionel Messi all scored twice as the World Cup finalists ran riot against their lowly hosts

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Neymar was in imperious form as he netted four goals for the Selecao for the first time in his career to propel Dunga's men past the lacklustre Samurai Blue in Singapore

Monday, October 13, 2014

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Two goals from Gylfi Sigurdsson wrapped up a fantastic three points for the home side in Reykjavik, with a disciplined and hard-working display seeing Lars Lagerback's side through

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Southampton striker Graziano Pelle scored the only goal in a fiery game that saw both sides reduced to 10 men after reckless challenges from Michael Mifsud and Leonardo Bonucci

Sunday, October 12, 2014

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Diego Costa scored his first international goal for the reigning European champions as they returned to winning ways with a confident victory

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After missing a host of chances, Wayne Rooney found the net from a free kick to maintain the Three Lions' 100 per cent record in their Euro 2016 qualifying campaign

Saturday, October 11, 2014

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Following goals from Karim Benzema and Paul Pogba, a Ricardo Quaresma penalty was not enough for the Seleccao to stop Fernando Santos' first game at the helm from ending in defeat

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Michael O'Neill's men head into next week's tough clash against Greece with two wins from two games thanks to early goals from Gareth McAuley and Kyle Lafferty

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An unfortunate first-half own-goal gifted Gordon Strachan's side with a well-deserved opening Euro 2016 qualifying campaign victory after a nervy game at Ibrox

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Lionel Messi had a penalty saved as a Diego Tardelli double secured Dunga's men a valuable victory over their greatest rivals in the Superclasico de las Americas

Friday, October 10, 2014

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Chris Coleman's side had Wayne Hennessey to thank as they held on for what could prove a vital point at Cardiff City Stadium, while Gareth Bale threatened at the other end

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Goal took in the action in Palermo, where Giorgio Chiellini was amongst the goals at both ends as the Azzurri made it two wins from two in Euro 2016 qualifying

Thursday, October 9, 2014

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Goals from Kucka and Stoch wrapped up a surprise three points for the plucky hosts, with goalkeeper Kozacik making a number of fantastic stops to keep La Roja at bay throughout

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Wayne Rooney was one of four players to hit the target as he scored his 42nd international goal to draw within seven of Bobby Charlton's all-time country record

Sunday, October 5, 2014

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Ricardo Carvalho impressed at the back for the visitors, while Lucas Moura was typically industrious for the Ligue 1 champions despite a late goal costing them yet more points