Holland coach Frank de Boer claimed his first victory at the fifth attempt in Amsterdam on Sunday night.
Jorginho’s penalty and a Domenico Berardi strike at the end of a 27-pass move allowed a makeshift Italy to beat Poland 2-0 and go top of their Nations League group.
Former Liverpool and Barcelona midfielder Javier Mascherano has announced his retirement from football at the age of 36.
Barcelona will have to pay Lionel Messi’s loyalty bonus of £30million (€33million) next summer even if he leaves the club.
Sergio Busquets has been ruled out of Spain’s game with Germany on account of a knee injury, with the Barcelona midfielder set for an MRI scan.
Phillip Cocu’s time in charge of Derby County has come to an end, with Wayne Rooney being part of the coaching team that will take charge at Pride Park on an interim basis.
These things happen
Barcelona are preparing to find a low-cost centre-back in the upcoming January transfer window, according to Diario Sport.
Toni Kroos is looking to put his social media spat with Mesut Ozil and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang behind him, after the Real Madrid star has spent the past few days the butt of a few jokes on Twitter.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has reportedly applied to the local council for permission to build a five-a-side football pitch on the grounds of his Cheshire mansion.
According to former Camp Nou director Javier Bordás, Barcelona had the chance to sign Kylian Mbappé in 2017 after Neymar had left for PSG.
France midfielder N’Golo Kante has revealed his delight at playing alongside Paul Pogba again after Les Bleus win over Portugal.
Liverpool could be faced with yet another injury setback in defence with Andy Robertson doubtful for Scotland’s UEFA Nations League fixture with Slovakia on Sunday.
What they say
Liverpool defender Trent Alexander-Arnold has praised Wolves star Adama Traore, saying that the way in which he changes direction is ‘almost not human’.
Toni Nadal, uncle and former coach of 20-times Grand Slam tennis champion Rafa, has called for the club to try and convince Lionel Messi to stay at Barcelona after it emerged he could become a new member of the club’s board.
Javier Bordas, who was a director at Barcelona from 2010 to 2020, first with Sandro Rosell as president and then with Josep Maria Bartomeu, has opened up about his time at the Camp Nou.
Portugal coach Fernando Santos discussed his decision to only use Diogo Jota off the bench against France, in a game they ended up losing.
Former Manchester United striker Romelu Lukaku has praised his old teammate Marcus Rashford for his free school meals initiative in the UK.
Liverpool are expected to be active in the January transfer window as a result of Gomez’s injury.
Barcelona will have a new president by January 24, 2021. Whoever comes through the elections on top will have an almighty task to take on.