Football Friendlies

Football Friendlies: Germany's Stindl denies France a win, England hold Brazil

Football Friendlies: Germany's Stindl denies France a win, England hold Brazil

Lars Stindl scored a last-gasp equaliser as world champions Germany played out an entertaining 2-2 draw with France in Cologne on Tuesday, while Spain drew 3-3 with Russia in a friendly thriller and a young England side held Brazil to a goalless draw.

Nov 15, 2017, 10:27 AM IST
Sergio Aguero collapses at half-time as Argentina lose to Nigeria

Sergio Aguero collapses at half-time as Argentina lose to Nigeria

Argentina striker Sergio Aguero collapsed in the dressing room at half-time before they lost 4-2 to fellow World Cup qualifiers Nigeria after taking a two-goal lead in a friendly in Krasnodar, Russia, on Tuesday.

Nov 15, 2017, 09:56 AM IST
Brazil recall Souza, Diego for November football friendlies

Brazil recall Souza, Diego for November football friendlies

As expected, Paris Saint-Germain forward Neymar, Manchester City striker Gabriel Jesus and Liverpool playmaker Philippe Coutinho were among those named in the 25-man squad to play Japan and England next month.

Oct 21, 2017, 13:56 PM IST

South Africa shock world champions Spain

World champions Spain suffered only a second loss in 17 matches this year after losing 1-0 to South Africa in a friendly international on Tuesday.

Nov 20, 2013, 09:48 AM IST

Luiz Felipe Scolari pleased with Brazil form for Portugal friendly

Brazil have recovered their Confederations Cup-winning form in time for Tuesday`s friendly against Portugal in Boston, coach Luiz Felipe Scolari said.

Sep 10, 2013, 08:42 AM IST

Paraguay hold Germany in six-goal thriller

Germany had to fight back from two goals down to share a 3-3 draw with Paraguay in Wednesday`s warm-up friendly in Kaiserslautern ahead of the return of World Cup qualifying.

Aug 15, 2013, 09:12 AM IST

Latecomer Lambert quells Scottish uprising

Rickie Lambert scored with his first touch as an England player to earn a 3-2 win over old enemies Scotland in a gripping friendly game at Wembley on Wednesday.

Aug 15, 2013, 09:10 AM IST

Negredo, Cazorla strikes lead Spain to 2-0 win over Ecuador

World champions Spain recovered from their 3-0 trouncing at the hands of Brazil in the Confederations Cup final last month with a comfortable 2-0 friendly win over Ecuador in Guayaquil.

Aug 15, 2013, 09:09 AM IST

Even without Lionel Messi, Argentina beat Italy

Despite the absence of World Player of the Year Lionel Messi, Argentina still had too much for Italy on Wednesday, winning 2-1 in Rome.

Aug 15, 2013, 09:07 AM IST

Alves own-goal sees Swiss sink Brazil

In Basel, the latest stop on Brazil`s so-called Global Tour ended in a 1-0 defeat to a surprisingly lively Switzerland, thanks to an own goal from defender Dani Alves.

Aug 15, 2013, 09:06 AM IST

Germany, England face old rivals

Germany play France and England face Netherlands in two heavyweight clashes which highlight Wednesday`s international friendlies across Europe.

Feb 29, 2012, 08:41 AM IST

AIFF mulls hosting women`s int`l football tourney, friendlies

Trying to bring women`s football on track after India were delisted from the FIFA rankings last month, the AIFF is mulling over organising an international tournament every alternate year.

Aug 05, 2009, 17:34 PM IST

AIFF mulls hosting women`s int`l football tourney, friendlies

Trying to bring women`s football on track after India were delisted from the FIFA rankings last month, the AIFF is mulling over organising an international tournament every alternate year.

Aug 05, 2009, 17:34 PM IST