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Mbappe: Real Madrid are a great team

Kylian Mbappe refused to dismiss a future switch to Real Madrid following France's 2-0 friendly loss to Spain on Tuesday.
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Bauza laments Messi absence as Argentina boss remains defiant

Edgardo Bauza was less than impressed by Lionel Messi's ban handed down by FIFA on the day of Argentina's qualifier in Bolivia.
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Trinidad and Tobago 0 Mexico 1: Leaders battle to unconvincing win

Diego Reyes' second-half header helped Mexico edge past Trinidad and Tobago in World Cup qualifying.
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Chile 3 Venezuela 1: Masterful Sanchez becomes country's joint-top goalscorer

Alexis Sanchez became Chile's joint-top goalscorer in a win at home to lowly Venezuela on Tuesday.
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Provocative Pique will sell newspapers but won't change Real Madrid – Ramos

Real Madrid captain Sergio Ramos and Barcelona defender Gerard Pique were involved in another public clash on Tuesday.
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Pique: Barca's PSG comeback? Madrid won Champions League with offside goal

Gerard Pique is tired of Barcelona's PSG win being questioned, recalling Real Madrid's controversial Champions League victory.
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Ecuador 0 Colombia 2: James the star as Pekerman's men leapfrog Argentina

Colombia beat Ecuador 2-0 in Quito to boost their World Cup hopes, thanks to goals from James Rodriguez and Juan Cuadrado.
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Proud Donnarumma savours Buffon advice

Comparisons between Gianluigi Donnarumma and Gianluigi Buffon have been rife, but the youngster is not thinking about ousting the veteran.
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Lopetegui delighted as Spain beat 'one of the best' in France

Julen Lopetegui praised Spain's attitude after they beat France and their "spectacular generation" at the Stade de France on Thursday.
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Coleman set to leave hospital - O'Neill

Republic of Ireland manager Martin O'Neill has confirmed captain Seamus Coleman is set to leave hospital after successful surgery.
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Bolivia 2 Argentina 0: More Messi-less misery for Bauza

With Lionel Messi absent due to a late suspension, Argentina fell to a 2-0 defeat away at Bolivia in World Cup qualifying.
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Santos unimpressed with Portugal defence in Sweden collapse

Fernando Santos feels Portugal lacked "responsibility" after they let a two-goal lead slip in the 3-2 friendly defeat to Sweden.
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Italy can be World Cup surprise package - Ventura

After watching Italy beat Netherlands 2-1 Giampiero Ventura backed his side to surprise everyone at the World Cup in Russia if they qualify.
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Deschamps welcomes 'evolution of football' with VAR

After seeing the Video Assistant Referee utilised in Spain's win over France, Didier Deschamps had no hard feelings and welcomed its use.
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USA international Lletget out for six months

Sebastian Lletget is set to miss at least four months with a foot injury, in a blow to LA Galaxy.
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Funes Mori a derby doubt after injury on Argentina duty

Ramiro Funes Mori could miss Everton's Premier League clash with Liverpool after he was withdrawn in Argentina's qualifier in Bolivia.
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France 0 Spain 2: Silva and Deulofeu seal win as video technology enjoys another successful trial

Video technology was twice used to good effect as Spain defeated France 2-0 in a friendly match in Saint-Denis.
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Portugal 2 Sweden 3: Last-gasp Cancelo own-goal ruins Ronaldo's homecoming

Joao Cancelo scored a dramatic late own-goal to give Sweden a 3-2 win over Portugal in Cristiano Ronaldo's Funchal homecoming.
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Sanchez: I played as a goalkeeper in jail

Alexis Sanchez may be one of the world's best attackers, but he used to play as a goalkeeper in jail when growing up in Chile.
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Netherlands 1 Italy 2: In-form Azzurri compound Dutch misery on Grim debut

Goals from Eder and Leonardo Bonucci earned Italy a 2-1 friendly win over Netherlands in the hosts' first game since Danny Blind's sacking.
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