How did your Premier League players fare on international duty?

With the international break in full swing, how have your Premier League internationals done so far? We look at players who have made key contributions…


Jack Wilshere was left behind by England ahead of their game with the Netherlands after suffering a knee injury.

Sead Kolasinac assisted Bosnia and Herzegovina’s winner as they beat Bulgaria 1-0 on Friday while Granit Xhaka captained Switzerland to a 1-0 victory over Greece.

Henrikh Mkhitaryan captained Armenia in their goalless draw against Estonia.

Reiss Nelson scored twice as England Under-19s beat Hungary 4-1 while Eddie Nketiah netted in a 3-0 win for the U19s over Latvia.

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Nathan Ake played 90 minutes as Netherlands shut out Portugal 3-0 in a friendly match on Monday.

Lewis Cook, Ryan Fraser and Lys Mousset were all unused substitutes for their respective countries at the weekend.


Jose Izquierdo came off the bench and won a penalty to help Colombia beat France 3-2 on Friday.

Tomer Hemed scored in Israel’s 2-1 defeat to Romania, with Beram Kayal also starting the match.


Sam Vokes scored twice and got two assists as Wales beat China 6-0 in the China Cup game.


Olivier Giroud scored for France as they lost 3-2 to Colombia on Friday. Victor Moses also netted for Nigeria on the same evening, scoring a penalty in a 1-0 win against Poland.

Goalkeeper Willy Caballero made his Argentina debut at the age of 36 as they beat Italy 2-0 at the Etihad Stadium.

Jake Clarke-Salter had a debut to remember for England Under-21s as he scored, captained the side late in the game and was named man of the match in a 2-1 friendly win over Romania.

Mason Mount scored twice as England Under-19s secured their place at the U19 European Championship with a 3-0 victory over Latvia. Mount also netted in a 4-1 win over Hungary.

Tomas Kalas scored for Czech Republic as they beat China 4-1 in the third-place play-off at the China Cup.

Crystal Palace

Pape Souare made his first Senegal appearance since June 2016 as they drew 1-1 with Uzbekistan. The defender played 74 minutes of the match.

Aaron Wan-Bissaka was sent off on his England Under-20s debut after receiving two yellow cards in a 1-0 win over Poland.

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Jordan Pickford kept a clean sheet after being handed the gloves in England’s 1-0 friendly win over the Netherlands on Friday.

Ademola Lookman assisted a goal as England Under-21s beat Romania 2-1 in a friendly on Saturday.

Idrissa Gueye withdrew from the Senegal squad for friendlies against Uzbekistan and Bosnia and Herzegovina after suffering an injury. Senegal manager Aliou Cisse said it was a muscle tear but Gueye has posted a video showing himself in the gym at Everton’s training ground.

Mason Holgate withdrew from the England Under-21s squad in order to undergo minor ankle surgery.


Defender Mathias Zanka started as Denmark secured a 1-0 friendly win over Panama while Aaron Mooy grabbed an assist in Australia’s 4-1 defeat to Norway.


Riyad Mahrez claimed two assists as Algeria beat Tanzania 4-1 and Kasper Schmeichel kept a clean sheet as Denmark won 1-0 against Panama.

Yohan Benalouane made his international debut for Tunisia in a 1-0 win against Iran and Demarai Gray captained England Under-21s to a 2-1 victory against Romania. Gray scored the opening goal in the game at Molineux.


Joe Gomez was taken off with an injury in the 10th minute of England’s 1-0 win against the Netherlands on Friday and could be a doubt to face Crystal Palace at the weekend.

Virgil van Dijk captained the Dutch for the first time against England and then scored in a 3-0 victory over Portugal on Monday.

Mo Salah continued his fantastic recent form as he scored for Egypt in a 2-1 defeat to Portugal. Harry Wilson netted his first goal for Wales as they beat China 6-0 in the China Cup game.

Manchester City

Sergio Aguero was released by Argentina having failed to recover from a knee injury and did not play against Italy on Friday. However, Nicolas Otamendi helped Argentina secure a 2-0 win.

Kyle Walker, John Stones and Raheem Sterling all started for England as they beat the Netherlands 1-0 in Amsterdam.

Manchester United

Jesse Lingard scored his first international goal to help England win 1-0 against the Netherlands on Friday.

Scott McTominay made his Scotland debut in a 1-0 defeat to Costa Rica. However, McTominay has withdrawn from the squad due to injury so will not play against Hungary on Tuesday.

Alexis Sanchez captained Chile to a 2-1 victory over Victor Lindelof’s Sweden on Saturday, with both players completing the full 90 minutes.


Matt Ritchie played in Scotland’s 1-0 defeat to Costa Rica but then withdrew from the squad due to injury and has returned to Newcastle to be assessed.

Mikel Merino provided an assist for Spain Under-21s as they beat Northern Ireland 5-3 on Thursday. Adam Wilson made his England Under-18s debut as the Young Lions beat Qatar 4-0 on Wednesday.


Dusan Tadic scored on his 50th appearance for Serbia in their 2-1 loss to Morocco on Friday. Michael Obafemi scored and provided an assist to help Republic of Ireland Under-19s beat Kosovo 3-0 on Saturday.


Julian Ngoy scored for Belgium Under-21s in a 4-1 win over the Netherlands.


Connor Roberts made his Wales debut as a substitute in a 1-0 defeat to Uruguay in the final of the China Cup. Oli McBurnie also won his first cap as he played 77 minutes in Scotland’s 1-0 defeat to Costa Rica.


Victor Wanyama scored a penalty for Kenya in a friendly against Comoros.

Anthony Georgiou kept a clean sheet on his international debut as Cyprus drew 0-0 with Montenegro. Harry Winks was forced to withdraw from the England Under-21s squad due to an ankle injury.

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Andre Carrillo scored for Peru as they defeated Croatia 2-0 while Sebastian Prodl kept a clean sheet as Austria beat Slovenia 3-0. Molla Wague captained Mali in a 1-1 draw with Japan.

West Ham

Marko Arnautovic netted twice for Austria as they beat Slovenia 3-0 on Friday. Manuel Lanzini also scored on the same evening, netting the second goal in Argentina’s 2-0 win against Italy at the Etihad Stadium.

Declan Rice made his international debut in Republic of Ireland’s 1-0 defeat to Turkey.

Arthur Masuaku did not feature for DR Congo after apparently leaving the squad.

The DR Congo FA released a statement saying Masuaku was one of four players to walk out, claiming they “deplored certain organisational aspects”.


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