International senior and youth reports Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday:
Joshua Onomah and Kyle Walker-Peters:
Our two young academy starlets both played a huge part in helping England under 19’s qualify for the under 19 European championships in the summer, with a 2-0 win over Spain yesterday. Joshua Onomah opened the scoring for England to get his second of the week and the 18 year old played the full 90 minutes of yesterday’s victory in the centre of midfield. In addition Kyle Walker-Peters helped the three lions to keep a clean sheet, playing the entirety of the match at right back. Highlights of the match can be viewed in the link provided below.
Charlie Owens: The young Tottenham under 18’s midfielder Charlie Owens wasn’t involved in Northern Ireland under 19’s match day squad against Ukraine yesterday.
Jaden Brown, Samuel Shashoua and Japhet Tanganga: Samuel Shashoua and Jaden Brown played the full 80 minutes of England under 17’s 1-1 draw with Ukraine. Shashoua played the full game at right wing, whilst Brown played the full match at left back, key centre back Japhet Tanganga wasn’t included in the match day squad, bearing in mind the young lions have already qualified for the tournament, Tanganga may well have been rested.
Ben Davies: Davies played the whole of Wales 1-0 defeat to Ukraine on Monday in the centre back position.
Toby Alderweireld, Moussa Dembele and Nacer Chadli: Nacer Chadli played the full 90 minutes for Belgium last night, on the left wing as the Belgium national side lost 2-1 to Portugal in a friendly. Moussa Dembele completed the last 11 minutes of the match, whilst Toby Alderweireld missed out through illness.
Dele Alli, Eric Dier, Harry Kane, Kyle Walker and Danny Rose: Kyle Walker had a fine match for the three lions against the Netherlands last night in an exhibition match, Walker had an excellent match both defensively and offensively as he got an assist after setting up Jamie vardy for England’s goal, in the 2-1 defeat against the Dutch. Danny Rose completed 59 minutes playing at left back, whilst Kane played 20 minutes up front, and Dele Alli completed eight minutes. Our 22 year old midfielder Eric Dier played the last five minutes as he replaced Danny Drinkwater in the centre of the park.
Christian Eriksen: Our talented and creative attacking midfielder played 81 minutes for Denmark last night in the centre of the park as the Danes lost 1-0 to Scotland in a friendly match.
Hugo Lloris: Our captain played the whole of France’s 4-2 victory over Russia
last night in Paris in an exhibition match.
Kevin Wimmer: Our centre back was an unused sub in Austria’s defeat against Turkey last night in their friendly in the Austrian capital.
Erik Lamela: Lamela was an unused sub as Argentina defeated Bolivia 2-0 in a World Cup qualifier in the early hours of Wednesday morning.
De Andre Yedlin: Our on loan right back helped USA keep a clean sheet against Guatemala earlier today, with Yedlin playing the full 90 for Klinsmann’s men at right back in their World Cup qualifier.