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Aaron RamseyWalesAaron Ramsey Saturday, October 10, Bosnia and Herzegovina 2-0 Wales Tuesday, October 13, Wales 2-0 Andorra Aaron Ramsey scored as Wales ended their successful Euro 2016 qualifying campaign with a victory over Andorra. The midfielder swept home from inside the area to put Chris Coleman's side ahead after the break before Gareth Bale completed the scoring. Ramsey also played the full 90 minutes of Wales’ 2-0 defeat to Bosnia-Herzegovina in their Group B qualifier. Milan Duric put the hosts ahead in the secondhalf before Vedad Ibisevic doubled their advantage. Despite the loss, other results ensured Wales' first appearance at a major tournament since 1958.
AlexisChileAlexis Friday, October 9, Chile 2-0 Brazil Tuesday, October 13, Peru 3-4 Chile Alexis continued his excellent recent form by scoring twice in Chile's entertaining World Cup qualifier win over Peru. The Arsenal forward was on target twice during an open first half in Lima. Alexis was one of three players - along with team-mate Eduardo Vargas and Peru's Jefferson Farfan - to score two, with Paolo Guerrero's late consolation ensuring a dramatic finish. Alexis also netted in La Roja's 2-0 win against Brazil. Vargas put the hosts ahead in the 72nd minute before Alexis added a second moments from the final whistle.
David OspinaColombiaDavid Ospina Thursday, October 8, Colombia 2-0 PeruTuesday, October 13, Uruguay 3-0 Colombia David Ospina completed 90 minutes of action but could not prevent Colombia from losing their World Cup qualifier to Uruguay in Montevideo. Diego Godin, Diego Rolan and Abel Hernandez all scored to consign Oscar Tabarez's team to defeat. Ospina kept a clean sheet in Colombia’s 2-0 win against Peru in their opening World Cup qualifier. Teofilo Gutierrez put the hosts ahead in the 36th minute, before Edwin Cardona doubled their advantage late on.
Joel CampbellCosta RicaJoel Campbell Friday, October 9, Costa Rica 0-1 South AfricaTuesday, October 13, USA 0-1 Costa RicaJoel Campbell was Costa Rica's matchwinner in their friendly against the United States in New Jersey. The Arsenal forward scored the game's only goal 20 minutes from full-time. Campbell played the full 90 minutes, as he did in his country's 1-0 friendly defeat against South Africa. Andile Ernest scored the only goal of the game in the ninth minute.
Petr CechCzech RepublicPetr Cech Saturday, October 10, Czech Republic 0-2 Turkey Tuesday, October 13, Netherlands 2-3 Czech Republic Petr Cech played the full 90 minutes as Czech Republic won in Amsterdam to finish top of their Euro 2016 qualifying group. Pavel Kaderabek, Josef Sural and a Robin van Persie own goal put the visitors in control, and they held on for victory despite late Klaas-Jan Huntelaar and Van Persie goals. Cech was an unused substitute in Czech Republic’s 2-0 defeat to Turkey in their Euro 2016 qualifier.
Olivier GiroudFranceOlivier GiroudThursday, October 8, France 4-0 ArmeniaSunday, October 11, Denmark 1-2 France Olivier Giroud scored twice in France’s 2-1 friendly win against Denmark. Giroud registered a brace inside the opening 10 minutes before Erik Sviatchenko scored a late consolation goal for the hosts. Giroud also came on in the 81st minute in France’s 4-0 friendly win against Armenia.
Mesut OzilGermanyMesut Ozil Thursday, October 8, Republic of Ireland 1-0 GermanySunday, October 11, Germany 2-1 GeorgiaMesut Ozil played the full 90 minutes and claimed an assist in Germany’s 2-1 win against Georgia. Thomas Muller put the hosts ahead from the penalty spot before Jaba Kankava equalised, but Max Kruse latched onto Ozil’s pass to fire home a 79th-minute winner. The World Cup winner also played all of Germany’s 1-0 loss to Ireland.
Wojciech SzczesnyPolandWojciech SzczesnyThursday, October 8, Scotland 2-2 PolandSunday, October 11, Poland 2-1 Republic of IrelandWojciech Szczesny was an unused substitute in Poland’s 2-1 win against Republic of Ireland. Grzegorz Krychowiak opened the scoring before Jon Walters equalised from the penalty spot, but Robert Lewandowski secured all three points for Poland before the break. Szczesny was also an unused substitute in Poland's 2-2 draw against Scotland.
Alex IwobiNigeriaAlex Iwobi Thursday, October 8, Nigeria 0-2 DR CongoSunday, October 11, Nigeria 3-0 CameroonAlex Iwobi played the final 11 minutes of Nigeria’s 3-0 win against Cameroon. Efe Ambrose gave the hosts the lead before Moses Simon and Odion Ighalo secured a comprehensive win in the second half. The forward had made his Nigeria debut as a 57th-minute substitute in their 2-0 friendly defeat to DR Congo.
Santi CazorlaSpainSanti Cazorla Friday, October 9, Spain 4-0 Luxembourg Monday, October 12, Ukraine 0-1 Spain Santi Cazorla played the full 90 minutes and scored twice in Spain's 4-0 victory against Luxembourg. Santi Cazorla was an unused substitute in Spain’s 1-0 win against Ukraine in their Euro 2016 qualifier. Mario Gaspar marked his debut by scoring the only goal of the game in the 21st minute.
Theo WalcottEnglandKieran Gibbs, Theo Walcott, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain Friday, October 9, England 2-0 Estonia Monday, October 12, Lithuania 0-3 England Theo Walcott played 83 minutes and scored, while Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain was a 73rd-minute substitute in England's 2-0 win against Estonia. Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain scored in England’s 3-0 win against Lithuania in their final Euro 2016 qualifier. Ross Barkley put the visitors ahead before Giedrius Arlauskis scored an own goal. Oxlade-Chamberlain added the third in the 62nd minute as England finished their qualifying campaign with a 100 per cent record. Kieran Gibbs played the full 90 minutes while Theo Walcott was an unused substitute.
Hector Bellerin Spain U21Hector Bellerin Wednesday, October 7, Georgia 1-2 Spain U-21s Tuesday, October 13, Spain U-21s 1-1 Sweden Hector Bellerin played 90 minutes in Spain Under-21s' 1-1 Under-21 Championship qualifier against Sweden. Oliver Torres put the hosts in front after 20 minutes before Gustav Engvall's equaliser secured a point for the reigning champions. Bellerin was an unused substitute as Spain Under-21s came from behind to beat Georgia in Tbilisi.
Calum Chambers England U21Calum Chambers, Chuba Akpom Tuesday, October 13, England U-21s 3-0 Kazakhstan Chuba Akpom marked his England Under-21 debut by scoring in the comfortable win over Kazakhstan in Coventry. Ruben Loftus-Cheek and Nathan Redmond put Gareth Southgate's side in control before Akpom swept home at the back post with seconds to play. The striker completed 90 minutes of action, as did Calum Chambers.
Serge Gnabry Germany U21Serge Gnabry Friday, October 9, Germany U-21s 4-0 Finland Tuesday, October 13, Faroe Islands Under-21 0-6 Germany Under-21 Serge Gnabry was on target for Germany Under-21s in their comprehensive victory over the Faroe Islands. Max Meyer's brace, plus goals from Maximilian Arnold and Niklas Sule put the visitors in command at half-time. Gnabry was introduced at the break and, after Leroy Sane had made it five, the Arsenal forward completed the scoring after 75 minutes. Gnabry was also a 46th-minute substitute in Germany's Euro Under-21 qualifier win over Finland. Sane and Davie Selke scored in quick succession to put the hosts ahead. Joshua Kimmich added a third before the break and Sane got his second goal of the night to secure the win.
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