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It's Vincent up against Hugo and Moussa tonight!

Posted on 10 October 2016  - 11:00

Fresh from his fine display and goal for Holland against Belarus, Vincent Janssen will have a couple of familiar faces in his path when the Dutch take on France in Amsterdam in World Cup qualifying this evening.

France captain Hugo faces the media in HollandKevin battles against Serbia

Hugo Lloris is expected to lead France again at the Amsterdam Arena while Moussa Sissoko started and played a full shift in France's 4-1 win against Bulgaria in Paris on Friday.

That left both teams on four points and level at the top of UEFA European qualifying Group A alongside Sweden. Holland currently top the table by virtue of more goals scored. In such a tight group, these games are vital.

Indeed, Hugo told the media in his press conference that he expects 'a big battle'.

Below: Ben Davies scraps for possession for Wales against Georgia


Sunday's action

It wasn't the best of Sundays for Ben Davies and Kevin Wimmer as both Wales and Austria lost ground in Group D of the UEFA qualifying process for the 2018 World Cup.

Wales were somewhat surprised by Georgia at the Cardiff City Stadium. Gareth Bale headed Wales ahead, but Georgia levelled in the second half and then struck the woodwork late on. It ended 1-1 and Ben completed the 90 minutes.

Kevin also played 90 minutes - again as left-back - as Austria came from behind twice only to lose 3-2 in Serbia.

Those results leave Wales third and still unbeaten with Austria now fourth. Serbia and the Republic of Ireland top the group.

It's worth remembering that in UEFA qualifying, only the nine group winners are guaranteed a place in the finals in Russia. The eight best runners-up then meet in play-offs, with the four winners also qualifying for the finals.

Below: Christian Eriksen in action for Denmark in Poland


On Saturday, Christian Eriksen's Denmark lost 3-2 at Poland in UEFA WCQ Group E, Christian played 90 minutes.

Meanwhile, Japhet Tanganga and Jaden Brown played a half each as England Under-18s beat Sweden 2-1 on Sunday. Jon Dinzeyi was an unused substitute.

Tonight's action

As well as Hugo and Moussa taking on Vincent in Amsterdam, Toby Alderweireld, Mousa Dembele and Jan Vertonghen are with the Belgian squad for a WCQ against Gibraltar. Belgium top Group H with two wins out of two so far.

Kyle Walker-Peters and Cameron Carter-Vickers could also meet as England Under-20s take on the USA today and Marcus Edwards is in the England Under-19 squad for a friendly against Bulgaria at Wycombe Wanderers FC (7.45pm).