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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 SanchezChileAlexis SanchezFriday, June 5, Chile 1-0 El SalvadorFriday, June 12, Chile 2-0 EcuadorTuesday, June 16, Chile 3-3 MexicoSaturday, June 20, Chile 5-0 BoliviaWednesday, June 25, Chile 1-0 UruguayTuesday, June 30, Chile 2-1 PeruSaturday, 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 OspinaColombiaDavid OspinaSaturday, June 6, Colombia 1-0 Costa RicaSunday, June 14, Colombia 0-1 VenezuelaThursday, June 18, Brazil 0-1 ColombiaSunday, June 21, Colombia 0-0 PeruSaturday, 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 CampbellCosta RicaJoel CampbellSaturday, June 6, Colombia 1-0 Costa RicaThursday, June 11, Spain 2-1 Costa RicaSatuday, June 27, Mexico 2-2 Costa RicaJoel 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 WilshereEnglandKieran Gibbs, Theo Walcott, Jack WilshereTuesday, June 7, Republic of Ireland 0-0 EnglandSunday, June 14, Slovenia 2-3 EnglandJack 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 CazorlaSpainSanti CazorlaThursday, June 11, Spain 2-1 Costa RicaSunday, June 14, Belarus 0-1 SpainSanti 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 OzilGermanyMesut Ozil, Lukas PodolskiWednesday, June 10, Germany 1-2 United StatesSaturday, June 13, Gibraltar 0-7 GermanyMesut 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 GiroudFranceLaurent Koscielny, Olivier GiroudSunday, June 7, France 3-4 BelgiumSaturday, June 13, Albania 1-0 FranceOlivier 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 SzczesnyPolandWojciech SzczesnySaturday, June 13, Poland 4-0 GeorgiaTuesday, June 16 Poland 0-0 GreeceWojciech 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 RamseyWalesAaron RamseyFriday, June 12, Wales 1-0 BelgiumAaron Ramsey played the duration as Gareth Bale's first-half winner gave Wales an important victory over Belgium in Cardiff.Tomas RosickyCzech RepublicTomas RosickyFriday, June 12, Iceland 2-1 Czech RepublicTomas 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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