Germany and Spain will clash at this year’s World Cup after Friday’s draw in Doha placed the two former winners in the same group, while geopolitical rivals the United States and Iran were also drawn together.
Denmark’s Christian Eriksen made an emotional goal-scoring return to international football on Saturday as England, Germany and Spain carved out friendly victories.
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Kylian Mbappe scored the winner as France came from behind to beat Spain 2-1 and win the Nations League.
Ferran Torres put Spain into the Nations League final on Wednesday with a brace in a 2-1 win that ended Italy’s world record unbeaten run at 37 matches in front of their own fans.
Ansu Fati is hoping his dominant performance for Spain on his first international start will convince Ronald Koeman to grant him more first-team opportunities at Barcelona.
Spain manager Luis Enrique declared Ansu Fati’s self-confidence “is not normal” after seeing the 17-year-old score his first international goal on Sunday.
On a historic night for Spain Ansu Fati became the country’s youngest international goalscorer in their 4-0 win over Ukraine, while Germany are still winless in the Nations League after a 1-1 draw with Switzerland.
Spain manager Luis Enrique has stressed David de Gea deserves plenty of praise after playing a key role in his nation’s 1-1 draw with Germany on Thursday in the UEFA Nations League.
Germany forward Timo Werner was left annoyed following his team’s last-gasp 1-1 draw against Spain in the Nations League.