At an empty Johan Cruyff Arena, Italy showed the greater urgency and quality throughout and were full value for the win that follows Friday’s disappointing 1-1 home draw with Bosnia
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Ilkay Gundogan gave Joachim Loew’s side the perfect start with a clinical goal in the 14th minute, but Silvan Widmer earned their smaller neighbours a deserved draw just before the hour.
Four years on from one of English football’s most embarrassing nights in losing 2-1 to Iceland at Euro 2016, the Three Lions were far from the free-scoring force that romped through Euro 2020 qualifying in their first match for 10 months.
The Dutch, runners-up in last year’s inaugural edition of the competition, were playing their first game since the departure of Coach Ronald Koeman to Barcelona last month, but kept up their crisp performances of the last two years
It was the first in series of international matches played after almost 10 months due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The 27-year-old will have to self-isolate for 14 days.
The decision comes after Maguire was handed a suspended sentence of 21 months and 10 days by a Greek court on Tuesday.
The squad is for next month’s UEFA Nations League matches against Germany and Ukraine.
StarTimes secured four-season transmission rights for the Spanish top league, which will be broadcast in French language, from 2020/21 to 2024 season across sub-Saharan Africa.
England have reached the semi-finals of the last two major championships but manager Gareth Southgate says missing out on the World Cup and Nations League final has left the squad deeply unsatisfied.
Portugal had only 45 per cent of possession but were more dangerous throughout as they added another trophy to the Euro 2016 title
The final match of the inaugural edition of the UEFA Nations League Final between hosts Portugal and the Netherlands, as well as is the third-place playoff between Switzerland and England will be broadcast live this weekend on DStv and GOtv.
Netherlands capitalised on two defensive mix-ups by England in extra-time to win their Nations League semi-final 3-1 on Thursday and reach the showpiece against Portugal on Sunday.
The Video Assistant Referees will be used at this week’s UEFA Nations League finals in Portugal, Europe’s soccer governing body UEFA said on Monday.
England manager, Gareth Southgate, has said his players will not walk off the pitch in protest if they are racially abused by supporters following discussions with his squad and staff.
Croatia defender Dejan Lovren has been banned for one international match over comments he made on social media about opponents Spain following his side’s 3-2 Nations League win in November.
It was a result which condemned Germany to relegation from their UEFA Nations League group
Ivan Rakitic will miss Croatia’s crunch Nations League clash against England on Sunday with injury, manager Zlatko Dalic has confirmed.
The Borussia Dortmund winger is also doubtful for the former world champions’ UEFA Nations League match against Netherlands next week.
Diego Costa has suffered a foot injury in training for Atletico Madrid and could face a spell on the sidelines.