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Kylian Mbappe scored a controversial late goal to help France rally from a goal down to defeat Spain 2-1 in the final of the 2021 UEFA Nations League on Sunday night at the San Siro in Milan, Italy.
Two goals in the minutes before halftime, one of them an unusually fortunate counter from Lionel Messi, helped Argentina on their way to a comfortable 3-0 win over Uruguay in a World Cup qualifier on Sunday.
Colombia held Brazil to a 0-0 draw in an engrossing game on Sunday, ending Brazil's nine-match winning run in the South American qualifiers for the 2022 World Cup.
Nicolo Barella and Domenico Berardi scored as Italy beat Belgium 2-1 in the Nations League third place play-off in Turin.
Next year's World Cup in Qatar will in all likelihood be the last of Neymar's career, according to the Brazilian himself.
France defeated Spain 2-1 in the final of the Nations League with a late goal from Kylian Mbappe, one which was scored after Theo Hernandez played a pass to the offside PSG forward. However, the goal stood because Eric Garcia allegedly went to play the ball.
Spain narrowly missed out on UEFA Nations League glory as they were beaten 2-1 by France in the final on Sunday night. La Roja will feel that they deserved much more from the match at the San Siro, as they put in an excellent display and saw some questionable refereeing decisions go against them.
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Germany could become the first side to qualify for next year’s World Cup with a win in North Macedonia on Monday night.
France centre-back Raphael Varane has been forced off the pitch in the Nations League final against Spain on Sunday due to injury.
Newcastle United are looking to raid Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's squad during the January transfer window.
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Ronald Koeman is going through a tough time at Barcelona right now, but he has received support from his fellow Dutchman Louis van Gaal.
Neymar has revealed that the 2022 World Cup in Qatar could be the last of his playing career.
Jorginho not walking away with the 2021 Ballon d’Or would be “strange”, says Italy boss Roberto Mancini, with the Chelsea midfielder considered to be the obvious choice for a Golden Ball triumph given the year he has enjoyed.
Spain midfielder Sergio Busquets has criticised VAR for allowing Kylian Mbappe's late winner to stand in France's 2-1 victory in the UEFA Nations League final.
The 2021/22 season has been difficult so far for Barcelona and former player Samuel Eto'o hasn't enjoyed watching the Blaugrana's matches.
Manchester United star Cristiano Ronaldo could win the 2021 Ballon d’Or, according to Ajax legend Finidi George.Alongside Lionel Messi and Bayern Munich’s Robert Lewandowski, the Portugal international is among the favourites on the 30-man list of nominees released by France Football earlier this week.
Despite new Barcelona CEO Ferran Reverter having hinted that the club would be able to make a star signing in the near future, vice-president Rafa Yuste has dampened those hopes.
Danny Blind has ripped into Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, claiming his Manchester United side lack identity and are far too passive.
Roy Keane has compared Phil Foden to NFL star Tom Brady following his performance for England in their 5-0 win against Andorra on Saturday.
When Lucas and Theo Hernandez were playing together on the streets on Marseille as young boys, neither of them would ever have imagined that one day they'd be lining up alongside each other to represent their country.
Despite earning the right to automatic qualification as hosts for the 2022 World Cup, Qatar are still playing in qualifier games - and here's why
Fixtures of the day
Croatia vs Slovakia 2021/10/11 19:45 UTC
Netherlands vs Gibraltar 2021/10/11 19:45 UTC
Estonia vs Eales 2021/10/11 19:45 UTC
North Macedonia vs Germany 2021/10/11 19:45 UTC