Internationals - captaincy for Eric and Jan, first cap for Cameron
14 November 2017|Tottenham Hotspur
Eric Dier proudly captained England for the second time as the Three Lions held Brazil to a goalless draw at Wembley on Tuesday night.
Once again starting in a midfield role, Eric has led Gareth Southgate's team unscathed through high-profile friendlies against reigning champions Germany and now the mighty Brazil in the space of a week, both 0-0 draws.
Winning his 23rd cap, Eric curled a free-kick just wide as England looked for a win late in the game at Wembley. Danny Rose came off the bench late to earn cap 14. Kieran Trippier, who played against Germany, remained an unused substitute this time around.
Elsewhere, Jan Vertonghen also wore the captain's armband as Belgium beat Japan 1-0 in a friendly. Jan completed the 90 minutes, Mousa Dembele came off the bench just after the hour mark in Brugge.
Below: Eric takes on former team-mate Paulinho at Wembley
Cameron Carter-Vickers earned his first senior cap for the USA against Portugal. The defender, still only 19 and currently on loan at Sheffield United, joined the action at the start of the second half. It ended 1-1 in Pessoa.
Heung-Min Son put in a full shift as South Korea draw 1-1 against Serbia and Davinson Sanchez hit the post with a header from a free-kick as Colombia beat China 4-0 in Chongqing. Davinson played 72 minutes and Ben Davies turned out in the first half as Wales were held to a 1-1 draw by Panama in Cardiff, the visitors scoring in the last minute.
Of course it was a night to remember for hat-trick hero Christian Eriksen as Denmark qualified for the 2018 World Cup.
Elsewhere, Marcus Edwards played 90 minutes and set-up the goal for Leicester's Harvey Barnes as England Under-20s were beaten 2-1 by Germany in a friendly in Zwickau. Japhet Tanganga was an unused substitute as England Under-19s beat Bulgaria in UEFA European U19 Championship qualifying.