Having resuscitated their flagging World Cup bid, Mexico head into their final qualifier at Costa Rica on Tuesday determined to make the most of their chance.
Les Bleus tackle Finland in their final Group I match at the Stade de France on Tuesday with another challenge altogether.
Scotland manager Gordon Strachan says his side don`t fear playing at Hampden as they look to end a two-year winless run at the national stadium.
Kevin-Prince Boateng will miss Ghana`s 2014 World Cup play-off first leg match with Egypt due to a knee injury.
South Korean media blamed Iran on Wednesday for angry scenes at a tense World Cup qualifier which ended with fans pelting debris on to the pitch and the visiting coach under fire for a rude gesture.
South Korea accused Iran`s Carlos Queiroz of making a rude gesture at rival coach Choi Kang-Hee after their highly charged World Cup qualifier on Tuesday.
Argentina could see their lead at the top of the Conmebol World Cup qualifying group cut to just two points after they were held to a 0-0 draw by Colombia at Estadio Monumental.
Lionel Messi said Argentina will be wary of the threat posed by the altitude of La Paz when they meet Bolivia in Tuesday`s football World Cup qualifier for 2014 Brazil.
France coach Didier Deschamps says that he intends for his team to force their own game upon Spain and go for a victory ahead of the nations` World Cup qualifier on Tuesday night.
Spain`s football team will have to face Finland in Friday`s World Cup qualifying game at home without Barcelona midfielder Xavi Hernandez.
Striker Libor Kozak has been added to the Czech football team roster for the World Cup qualifiers against Denmark and Armenia, said national team coach Michal Bilek.
Galatasaray striker Didier Drogba has been left out of Cote d`Ivoire’s World Cup qualifier against Gambia scheduled to be played on Saturday in the nation’s capital Abidjan.
Twenty hours later than planned, England`s World Cup 2014 qualifier away in Poland produced an equally less-than-ideal performance to earn a 1-1 draw.
Day in Pics: 29th January
Showbiz World - January 29, 2015
Beating Retreat ceremony