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Alexis Sanchez scores the winning penalty in the Copa America final
Alexis Sanchez scores the winning penalty in the Copa America final

You can follow the progress of Arsenal's stars by reading our International Watch. Scroll down for the latest call ups and reports:

 

Alexis Sanchez
ChileAlexis Sanchez
Friday, June 5, Chile 1-0 El Salvador
Friday, June 12, Chile 2-0 Ecuador
Tuesday, June 16, Chile 3-3 Mexico
Saturday, June 20, Chile 5-0 Bolivia
Wednesday, June 25, Chile 1-0 Uruguay
Tuesday, June 30, Chile 2-1 Peru
Saturday, July 4, Chile 0-0 Argentina (Chile win 4-1 on pens)

Alexis Sanchez scored the decisive penalty as Chile won the Copa America for the first time after a shoot-out win over Argentina in Santiago. Following a goalless 120 minutes, Gonzalo Higuain and Ever Banega missed their spot-kicks to give the hosts the advantage. With the score at 3-1, Alexis stepped up and kept his composure, stroking home his penalty to spark wild celebrations. The Arsenal forward played a key role in helping La Roja reach the final, starting in every match and scoring in the win over Bolivia.

 

 

David Ospina
ColombiaDavid Ospina
Saturday, June 6, Colombia 1-0 Costa Rica
Sunday, June 14, Colombia 0-1 Venezuela
Thursday, June 18, Brazil 0-1 Colombia
Sunday, June 21, Colombia 0-0 Peru
Saturday, June 27, Argentina 0-0 Colombia (Argentina win on pens)
David Ospina kept his third successive Copa America clean sheet but Colombia were knocked out of the Copa America after a dramatic penalty shoot-out defeat to Argentina. The goalkeeper was in good form in Vina del Mar, with one double save from Sergio Aguero and Lionel Messi particularly impressive.

 

 

Joel Campbell
Costa RicaJoel Campbell
Saturday, June 6, Colombia 1-0 Costa Rica
Thursday, June 11, Spain 2-1 Costa Rica
Satuday, June 27, Mexico 2-2 Costa Rica
Joel Campbell played 83 minutes as Costa Rica relinquished a two-goal lead to draw with Mexico in Florida. The forward also played the entirety of Costa Rica's defeat against Spain in Leon. Campbel set up the game's opening goal for Johan Venegas before Paco Alcacer and Cesc Fabregas scored to give the hosts victory. Joel was also a 68th-minute substitute in Costa Rica’s 1-0 defeat against Colombia.

 

 

Jack Wilshere
EnglandKieran Gibbs, Theo Walcott, Jack Wilshere
Tuesday, June 7, Republic of Ireland 0-0 England
Sunday, June 14, Slovenia 2-3 England
Jack Wilshere scored his first international goals as his man-of-the-match display helped England to an entertaining European Championship qualifier victory in Ljubljana. The 23-year-old brought Roy Hodgson's side level just before the hour, lasering a 20-yard shot into the top corner, and gave the visitors the lead after 72 minutes with a similar effort. Milivoje Novakovic had earlier given Slovenia a first-half advantage and Nejc Pecnik made it 2-2 late on before Wayne Rooney converted an 86th-minute winner. Kieran Gibbs also started for England, while Theo Walcott was a late substitute. Wilshere started England's draw with Republic of Ireland on June 7, with Walcott introduced after 82 minutes.

 

 

Santi Cazorla
SpainSanti Cazorla
Thursday, June 11, Spain 2-1 Costa Rica
Sunday, June 14, Belarus 0-1 Spain
Santi Cazorla completed 90 minutes in Spain's European Championship qualifier win over Belarus in Borisov. The Arsenal midfielder replaced Koke for the final half hour as Spain came from a goal down to beat Costa Rica three days before. Johan Venegas gave the visitors a surprise lead before Paco Alcacer and Cesc Fabregas scored in an entertaining first half.

 

 

Mesut Ozil
GermanyMesut Ozil, Lukas Podolski
Wednesday, June 10, Germany 1-2 United States
Saturday, June 13, Gibraltar 0-7 Germany
Mesut Ozil created three goals as Germany comfortably beat Gibraltar in this European Championship qualifier. After Andre Schurrle had given the world champions a half-time lead, Ozil set up Max Kruse, Karim Bellarabi and Schurrle - who scored a hat-trick - after the break. Lukas Podolski also featured in the Algarve, coming on as a 56th-minute substitute. The Arsenal pair both played in the friednly defeat against United States in Cologne. 

 

 

Olivier Giroud
FranceLaurent Koscielny, Olivier Giroud
Sunday, June 7, France 3-4 Belgium
Saturday, June 13, Albania 1-0 France
Olivier Giroud played the entirety of France's defeat to Albania in Elbasan, with Ergys Kace scoring the only goal. Giroud and Laurent Koscielny also started in the entertaining 4-3 defeat against Belgium. Marouane Fellaini scored twice and Radja Nainggolan added a third as Belgium cruised into an early lead. Mathieu Valbuena then pulled one back from the spot before Eden Hazard converted a penalty 60 seconds later. Nabil Fekir and Dimitri Payet struck late on but Belgium hung on to secure the win. 

 

 

Wojciech Szczesny
PolandWojciech Szczesny
Saturday, June 13, Poland 4-0 Georgia
Tuesday, June 16 Poland 0-0 Greece
Wojciech Szczesny played the final 45 minutes and kept a clean sheet in Poland’s goalless draw against Greece. He was also an unused substitute as Poland secured a comprehensive in this European Championship qualifier. Arkadiusz Milik put the hosts in front before Robert Lewandowski scored a late four-minute hat-trick.

 

 

Aaron Ramsey
WalesAaron Ramsey
Friday, June 12, Wales 1-0 Belgium
Aaron Ramsey played the duration as Gareth Bale's first-half winner gave Wales an important victory over Belgium in Cardiff.

Tomas Rosicky
Czech RepublicTomas Rosicky
Friday, June 12, Iceland 2-1 Czech Republic
Tomas Rosicky completed 90 minutes but Iceland came from behind to beat his Czech Republic side in Reykjavik. Borek Dockal gave the visitors a second-half lead but Aron Gunnarsson and Kolbeinn Sigthorsson scored to turn the game around.

 

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