Weston McKennie and Josh Sargent (l-r.) were among the goals for the USA against Cuba in CONCACAF Nations League qualifying. - © 2019 Getty Images
Weston McKennie and Josh Sargent (l-r.) were among the goals for the USA against Cuba in CONCACAF Nations League qualifying. - © 2019 Getty Images
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Bundesliga players on international duty this October

Schalke's Weston McKennie made a piece of USMNT history with a hat-trick against Cuba, but which other Bundesliga-based players are in action for their countries during the October international break?

bundesliga.com details all the fixtures and players involved...

Albania

Bundesliga players: Amir Abrashi (Freiburg), Klaus Gjasula (Paderborn)

11 October - Turkey 1-0 Albania (Euro 2020 qualifier)
Klaus Gjasula started and Amir Abrashi started and came off the bench in a 1-0 loss to Turkey.

14 October - Moldova vs. Albania (Euro 2020 qualifier).

Argentina

Bundesliga players: Lucas Alario (Bayer Leverkusen), Leonardo Balerdi (Borussia Dortmund)

9 October - Germany 2-2 Argentina (Friendly)
Bayer Leverkusen's Lucas Alario scored one and set up another after coming on as a second-half substitute as Argentina came from 2-0 down to draw with Germany in Dortmund.

13 October - Argentina vs. Ecuador (Friendly)

Austria

Bundesliga players: David Alaba (Bayern Munich), Julian Baumgartlinger, Aleksandar Dragovic (both Bayer Leverkusen), Michael Gregoritsch (Augsburg), Florian Grillitsch (Hoffenheim), Martin Hinteregger (Eintracht Frankfurt), Stefan Ilsanker (RB Leipzig), Florian Kainz (Cologne), Konrad Laimer (RB Leipzig), Stefan Lainer (Borussia Mönchengladbach), Philipp Lienhart (Freiburg), Marcel Sabitzer (RB Leipzig), Karim Onisiwo (Mainz), Pavao Pervan (Austria), Stefan Posch (Hoffenheim), Louis Schaub (Cologne)

10 October - Austria 3-1 Israel (Euro 2020 qualifier)
Marin Hinteregger and Marcel Sabitzer were on target for Austria. Julian Baumgartlinger, Aleksandar Dragovic, Stefan Posch, Stefan Ilsanker and Konrad Laimer all featured.

13 October - Slovenia vs. Austria (Euro 2020 qualifier)

Belgium

Bundesliga players: Thorgan Hazard (Borussia Dortmund)

10 October - Belgium 9-0 San Marino (Euro 2020 qualifier)
Thorgan Hazard was an unused substitute for the Group I leaders.

13 October - Kazakhstan vs. Belgium (Euro 2020 qualifier)

Bosnia-Herzegovina

Bundesliga players: Ermin Bicakcic (Hoffenheim)

12 October - Bosnia-Herzegovina 4-1 Finland (Euro 2020 qualifier)

15 October - Greece vs. Bosnia-Herzegovina (Euro 2020 qualifier)

Brazil

Bundesliga players: Philippe Coutinho

10 October - Brazil 1-1 Senegal (Friendly)
Bayern's marquee summer signing Philippe Coutinho started the draw with Senegal, before being replaced in the second half.

13 October - Brazil vs. Nigeria (Friendly)

Watch: Philippe Coutinho's first goal for Bayern Munich

Canada

Bundesliga players: Alphonso Davies (Bayern Munich)

16 October - Canada vs. USA (CONCACAF Nations League

Croatia

Bundesliga players: Josip Brekalo (Wolfsburg), Tin Jedvaj (Bayer Leverkusen), Ivan Perisic (Bayern Munich)

10 October - Croatia 3-0 Hungary (Euro 2020 qualifier)
Tin Jevaj and Ivan Perisic started for Group E leaders Croatia.

13 October - Wales vs. Croatia (Euro 2020 qualifier)

Czech Republic

Bundesliga players: Vladimir Darida (Hertha Berlin), Pavel Kaderabek (Hoffenheim), Tomas Koubek (Augsburg), Jiri Pavlenka (Werder Bremen), Patrik Schick (RB Leipzig), Marek Suchy (Augsburg)

11 October - Czech Republic 2-1 England (Euro 2020 qualifier)
Vladimir Darida and Patrik Schick started as Czech Republic inflicted a first qualifying defeat in 10 years on England.

14 October - Czech Republic vs. Northern Ireland (Friendly)

Denmark

Bundesliga players: Thomas Delaney (Borussia Dortmund), Yussuf Poulsen (RB Leipzig), Frederik Rönnow (Eintracht Frankfurt), Robert Skov (Hoffenheim)

12 October - Denmark 1-0 Switzerland (Euro 2020 qualifier)

Delaney and Poulsen completed all 90 minutes, with Leipzig's No.9 scoring the vital winner.

15 October - Denmark vs. Luxembourg (Euro 2020 qualifier)

England

Bundesliga players: Jadon Sancho (Borussia Dortmund)

11 October - Czech Republic 2-1 England
Jadon Sancho played 73 minutes of England's defeat in Prague.

14 October - Bulgaria vs. England (Euro 2020 qualifier)

Watch: Jadon Sancho under the tactical microscope

Finland

Bundesliga players: Lukas Hradecky (Bayer Leverkusen), Frederik Jensen (Augsburg)

12 October - Bosnia-Herzegovina 4-1 Finland (Euro 2020 qualifier)

15 October - Finland vs. Armenia (Euro 2020 qualifier)

France

Bundesliga players: Kingsley Coman, Lucas Hernandez, Benjamin Pavard and Corentin Tolisso (all Bayern Munich)

11 October - Iceland 0-1 France (Euro 2020 qualifier)
Kingsley Coman, Benjamin Pavard and Corentin Tolisso started for France, but Hernandez was an unused substitute.

14 October - France vs. Turkey (Euro 2020 qualifier)

Germany

Bundesliga players: Manuel Neuer, Niklas Süle, Serge Gnabry, Joshua Kimmich (all Bayern Munich), Marcel Halstenberg, Lukas Klostermann, Timo Werner (all RB Leipzig), Julian Brandt, Marco Reus (both Borussia Dortmund), Kai Havertz (Bayer Leverkusen), Niklas Stark (Hertha Berlin), Robin Koch, Luca Waldschmidt (both Freiburg), Sebastian Rudy (Hoffenheim), Suat Serdar (Schalke)

9 October - Germany 2-2 Argentina (Friendly)
Serge Gnabry and Kai Havertz gave Germany a 2-0 lead in Dortmund, but the 2014 world champions were pegged back in a game in which Freiburg's Robin Koch made his senior international debut.

13 October - Estonia vs. Germany (Euro 2020 qualifier)

Watch: What makes RB Leipzig and Germany forward Timo Werner so effective

Greece

Bundesliga players: Konstantinos Stafylidis (Hoffenheim)

12 October - Italy vs. Greece

15 October - Greece vs. Bosnia-Herzegovina (Euro 2020 qualifier)

Hungary

Bundesliga players: Peter Gulacsi, Willi Orban (both RB Leipzig), Rolland Sallai (Freiburg), Adam Szalai (Mainz)

10 October - Croatia 3-0 Hungary (Euro 2020 qualifier)

Peter Gulacsi, Willi Orban, Rolland Sallai and Adama Szalai all started Hungary's comprehensive loss to Group E leaders Croatia.

13 October - Hungary vs. Azerbaijan (Euro 2020 qualifier)

Japan

Bundesliga players: Daichi Kamada (Eintracht Frankfurt), Yuya Osako (Werder Bremen)

10 October - Japan 6-0 Mongolia (2022 FIFA World Cup qualifier)
Daichi Kamada scored his first international goal for Japan after coming on as a substitute. Yuya Osako also came off the bench.

15 October - Tajikistan vs. Japan (2022 FIFA World Cup qualifier)

Luxembourg

Bundesliga players: Leandro Barreiro (Mainz)

11 October September - Portugal 3-0 Luxembourg (Euro 2020 qualifier)
Leandro Barreiro was booked as Luxembourg were undone by Cristiano Ronaldo and Co.

15 October - Denmark vs. Luxembourg (Friendly)

Morocco

Bundesliga players: Amine Harit (Schalke), Achraf Hakimi (Borussia Dortmund)

11 October - Morocco 0-0 Libya (Friendly)
Amine Harit played the full 90, but Achraf Hakimi was an unused substitute.

15 October - Morocco vs. Gabun (Friendly)

18 October - Morocco vs. Algeria (AFCON qualifier)

Norway

Bundesliga players: Rune Jarstein (Hertha Berlin), Havard Nordtveit (Hoffenheim)

12 October - Norway vs. Spain (Euro 2020 qualifier)

15 October - Romania vs. Norway (Euro 2020 qualifier)

Poland

Bundesliga players: Dawid Kownacki (Fortuna Düsseldorf), Robert Lewandowksi (Bayern Munich)

10 October - Latvia 0-3 Poland (Euro 2020 qualifier)
Robert Lewandowski took his tally to 18 goals for the season with a hat-trick in Latvia.

12 October - Poland vs. North Macedonia (Euro 2020 qualifier)

Portugal

Bundesliga players: Raphael Guerreiro (Borussia Dortmund)

11 October - Portugal 3-0 Luxembourg (Euro 2020 qualifier)
Raphael Guerreiro played the full 90 minutes at left-back for the reigning European champions.

14 October - Ukraine vs. Portugal (Euro 2020 qualifier)

Senegal

Bundesliga players: Salif Sane (Schalke)

10 October - Brazil 1-1 Senegal (Friendly)
Salif Sane came up against Bayern's Coutinho in Singapore.

18 October - Guinea vs. Senegal (AFCON qualifier)

Serbia

Bundesliga players: Mijat Gacinovic, Filip Kostic (both Eintracht Frankfurt)

10 October - Serbia 1-0 Paraguay (Friendly)
Mijat Gacinovic started, but Frankfurt teammate Filip Kostic was an unused substitute against ten-man Paraguay.

14 October - Lithuania vs. Serbia (Euro 2020 qualifier)

Slovakia

Bundesliga players: Ondrej Duda (Hertha Berlin)

10 October - Slovakia 1-1 Wales (Euro 2020 qualifier)
Ondrej Duda didn't make it off the bench against Wales.

13 October - Slovakia vs. Paraguay (Friendly)

Spain

Bundesliga players: Thiago Alcantara (Bayern Munich)

12 October - Norway vs. Spain (Euro 2020 qualifier)

15 October - Sweden vs. Spain (Euro 2020 qualifier)

Paco Alcacer has started all three of Dortmund's Bundesliga games in 2019/20, scoring four goals. - AFP/Getty Images

South Korea

Bundesliga players: Kwon Chang-hoon (Freiburg)

10 October - South Korea 8-0 Sri Lanka (2022 FIFA World Cup qualifier
Kwon Chang-hoon was on target in a routine win for South Korea.

15 October - North Korea vs. South Korea (2022 FIFA World Cup qualifier)

Sweden

Bundesliga players: Emil Forsberg (Leipzig), Sebastian Andersson (Union Berlin), Robin Quaison (Mainz)

12 October - Malta vs. Sweden (Euro 2020 qualifier)

15 October - Sweden vs. Spain (Euro 2020 qualifier)

Switzerland

Bundesliga players: Manuel Akanji (Borussia Dortmund), Breel Embolo (Schalke), Nico Elvedi, Yann Sommer, Denis Zakaria (all Borussia Mönchengladbach), Kevin Mbabu, Admir Mehmedi, Renato Steffen (both Wolfsburg), Edimilson Fernandes (Mainz), Yann Mvogo (RB Leipzig)

12 October - Denmark vs. Switzerland (Euro 2020 qualifier)

15 October - Switzerland vs. Republic of Ireland (Euro 2020 qualifier)

Turkey

Bundesliga players: Kaan Ayhan, Kenan Karaman (both Fortuna Düsseldorf)

11 October - Turkey 1-0 Albania (Euro 2020 qualifier)
Kaan Ayhan started, but Fortuna teammate Kenan Karaman was an unused substitute in Group H.

14 October - France vs. Turkey (Euro 2020 qualifier)

United States

Bundesliga players: Weston McKennie (Schalke), Josh Sargent (Werder Bremen), Zack Steffen (Fortuna Düsseldorf)

11 October - USA 7-0 Cuba (CONCACAF Nations League)
McKennie scored the fastest hat-trick from the start of a match in USMNT history in his country's 7-0 rout of Cuba in their inaugural CONCACAF Nations League outing. Josh Sargent was also on target, but Zack Steffen was rested.

16 October - Canada vs. USA (CONCACAF)

Watch: Josh Sargent scored one of the goals of the season so far on Matchday 3

Uruguay

Bundesliga players: Marcelo Saracchi (RB Leipzig)

16 October - Peru vs. Uruguay (Friendly)

Wales

Bundesliga players: Ethan Ampadu (RB Leipzig), Rabbi Matondo (Schalke)

10 October - Slovakia 1-1 Wales (Euro 2020 qualifier)
Ethan Ampadu started in midfield, but Rabib Matondo was an unused substitute as Wales kept their Euro 2020 qualification hopes on track in Trnava.

13 October - Wales vs. Croatia (Euro 2020 qualifier)