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Internationals - Friday action, Saturday fixtures

Posted on 25 March 2017  - 10:49

Ben Davies was in action for Wales as they battled out a goalless draw with Republic of Ireland in World Cup qualifying in Dublin on Friday night (March 24).

Ben Davies on the ball as Wales take on Republic of IrelandHarry Winks in action for England Under-21s against Germany

The defender put in a full 90-minute shift in a game marred by a serious leg injury sustained by Ireland’s Seamus Coleman.

Wales, who were reduced to 10 men following the dismissal of Neil Taylor, remain unbeaten in Group D, but have drawn four of their five games to date.

Elsewhere in Group D, Kevin Wimmer was on the bench for Austria as they secured a 2-0 home win over Moldova.

Meanwhile, Harry Winks earned his second cap for England Under-21s in a friendly in Germany, but came away on the losing side as the hosts won 1-0. Harry played 72 minutes before being substituted.

Young attacking midfielder Samuel Shashoua bagged a goal and an assist in England Under-18s’ 2-1 victory in a friendly away to Qatar, a game he started along with defender Japhet Tanganga, while Marcus Edwards and Alfie Whiteman were unused substitutes as England Under-19s secured qualification for the European Championship finals with a 3-0 win over Spain in their elite round qualifier at St George’s Park.

Here are Saturday’s fixtures…

Toby Alderweireld, Mousa Dembele and Jan Vertonghen – Belgium home 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier against Greece – kick-off 7.45pm
Michel Vorm – Netherlands away 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier against Bulgaria – kick-off 7.45pm
Hugo Lloris – France away 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier against Luxembourg – kick-off 7.45pm
Josh Onomah – England Under-20s friendly against France in France – kick-off 5pm
TJ Eyoma and Tashan Oakley-Boothe – England Under-17s European Championship elite round qualifier against Slovenia in Bosnia – kick-off 2pm