Steven Fletcher hits a hat-trick in Scotland’s win over Gibraltar. Olivier Giroud bags a brace as France defeat Denmark. Aleksandar Kolarov limps off for Serbia, whilst Tim Krul is ruled out for the rest of the season with knee ligament damage.
Eden Hazard scores one spot kick but misses another for Belgium. Kevin de Bruyne is also in the goals for Marc Wilmots’ side. Georginio Wijnaldum nets for Holland but Tim Krul is forced off with a knee injury, whilst Gylfi Sigurdsson scores as Iceland draw with Latvia.
Manchester City are left reeling as Sergio Aguero suggests he’ll be sidelined for a month, while David Silva suffers further ankle trouble as he’s forced off early for Spain. Elsewhere, the blossoming Ross Barkley is the stand-out performer for England, while the likes of Theo Walcott, Marko Arnautovic and Dieumerci Mbokani continue their recent goalscoring […]
Sergio Aguero is stretchered off early on as Argentina lose to Ecuador. Alexis Sanchez recovers from a minor groin problem to net in Chile’s win over Brazil, Branislav Ivanovic sustains a hamstring injury, whilst Yohan Cabaye’s fine form continues.
Alexis Sanchez remains a doubt for Chile with a groin problem. Andre Ayew withdraws from Ghana duties, Wes Hoolahan is a worry for the Republic of Ireland, whilst Stoke skipper Ryan Shawcross steps up his recovery from a back injury.
Daryl Janmaat withdraws from Holland duties due to a knee complaint. John Stones is ruled out of England’s qualifiers, whilst Wayne Rooney is a doubt. Gareth McAuley is available for Northern Ireland, whilst Switzerland are optimistic on Xherdan Shaqiri’s chances of recovering from a thigh problem.
Alexis Sanchez, Mesut Ozil and Theo Walcott all serve up the points as Arsenal coast past United at the Emirates. Swansea’s Andre Ayew returns to form, though a pair of free-kicks from Christian Eriksen earns Tottenham a point at the Liberty. Danny Ings and Romelu Lukaku continue their fine recent showings as the first Merseyside […]