Bayern Munich summer signing Philippe Coutinho (2nd.r) is over in the USA with Brazil for the September international break. - © DFL
Bayern Munich summer signing Philippe Coutinho (2nd.r) is over in the USA with Brazil for the September international break. - © DFL

Bundesliga players on international duty this September

Bayern Munich's Philippe Coutinho returned to the international stage with Copa America holders Brazil, while Josh Sargent was back in the USA fold - but which other Bundesliga-based players were called up to represent their countries during the September international break? details all the fixtures and players in action...


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

7 September - France 4-1 Albania (Euro 2020 qualifier)
Amir Abrashi started and Klaus Gjasula came off the bench in a disappointing 4-1 defeat for Albania against world champions France.

10 September - Albania 4-2 Iceland (Euro 2020 qualifier)
Gjasula started the crucial 4-2 win over Euro 2016 quarter-finalists Iceland, while Abrashi was a late substitute in Elbasan.


Bundesliga players: Leonardo Balerdi (Borussia Dortmund)

6 September - Chile 0-0 Argentina (Friendly)
Borussia Dortmund's Balerdi did not make an appearance off the bench in the goalless stalemate with Chile.

11 September - Argentina 4-0 Mexico (Friendly)

Balerdi made his senior international debut as a substitute in Argentina's comfortable friendly win over Mexico.


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)

6 September - Austria 6-0 Latvia (Euro 2020 qualifier)
Marcel Sabitzer got the second goal and Konrad Laimer added to two assists with the fifth goal in a thumping home win over Group G's bottom team. Substitute Michael Gregoritsch rounded off the scoring on a night when Lainer, Dragovic, Hinteregger, Baumgartlinger and Alaba started. Ilsanker and Grillitsch were introduced in the second half as Austria coasted to their third win from five.

9 September - Poland 0-0 Austria (Euro 2020 qualifier)
Lainer, Dragovic, Posch, Baumgartlinger, Laimer, Sabitzer and Alaba all started the goalless draw in Warsaw. Ilsanker and Gregortisch both came off the bench late on.


Bundesliga players: Benito Raman (Schalke)

6 September - San Marino 0-4 Belgium (Euro 2020 qualifier)
Raman was left waiting for his Belgium debut after watching from the bench.

9 September - Scotland 0-4 Belgium (Euro 2020 qualifier)
The Schalke man won his first Belgium cap in Glasgow as a 90th-minute substitute for Thomas Meunier.


Bundesliga players: Ermin Bicakcic (Hoffenheim)

5 September - Bosnia-Herzegovina 5-0 Liechtenstein (Euro 2020 qualifier)
Bicakcic was an unused substitute as Bosnia cruised to victory over Liechtenstein.

8 September - Armenia 4-2 Bosnia-Herzegovina (Euro 2020 qualifier)
Bicakcic played the full 90 minutes as Bosnia's suffered a major setback in their EURO 2020 ambitions following a defeat in Yerevan.


Bundesliga players: Philippe Coutinho

7 September - Brazil 2-2 Colombia (Friendly)
Bayern's marquee summer signing produced a standout performance in the draw with Colombia and produced glimpses of his sensational string-pulling abilities throughout the 90 minutes. His pass to pick out Dani Alves that led to Brazil's second was a thing of beauty.

11 September - Brazil 0-1 Peru (Friendly)

Coutinho played 84 minutes as Peru ended Brazil's 17-match unbeaten run with a 1-0 friendly win in Los Angeles.

Watch: Philippe Coutinho's first goal for Bayern Munich


Bundesliga players: Alphonso Davies (Bayern Munich)

8 September - Canada 6-0 Cuba (CONCACAF Nations League)
Alphonso Davies played the full 90 minutes from the left wing as Canada cruised to victory over Cuba.

11 September - Cuba 0-1 Canada (CONCACAF Nations League)
Davies' ninth-minute strike was enough for Canada in their CONCACAF Nations League match in the Cayman Islands.


Bundesliga players: Charles Aranguiz (Bayer Leverkusen)

6 September - Chile 0-0 Argentina (Friendly)
Bayer Leverkusen's Aranguiz featured for 88 minutes of Chile's goalless stalemate against Argentina.

11 September - Honduras 2-1 Chile (Friendly)
Aranguiz played the full 90 minutes of Chile's narrow loss to Honduras.


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

6 September - Slovakia 0-4 Croatia (Euro 2020 qualifier)
Perisic got the second goal while Brekalo made the third as Croatia drew level on points with Hungary at the top of the group. Perisic played the full 90 minutes and Brekalo the last 20, but Jedvaj was an unused sub.

9 September - Azerbaijan 1-1 Croatia (Euro 2020 qualifier)
Group E leaders Croatia were held to a disappointing draw as Perisic started and was later joined by Brekalo as the World Cup finalists went in search of a winner. Jedvaj again remained on the bench.

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)

7 September - Kosovo 2-1 Czech Republic (Euro 2020 qualifier)
A Milot Rashica-less Kosovo preserved their unbeaten record in Group A after a come-from-behind 2-1 win against a Czech Republic side featuring Kaderabek, Suchy, Darida and Schick. Leipzig's deadline day signing had opened the scoring after 16 minutes, but goals either side of the break saw Kosovo take all three points.

10 September - Montenegro 0-3 Czech Republic (Euro 2020 qualifier)
Darida scored the third from the spot as the Czechs climbed up to second in Group A. Suchy and Schick also started in Podgorica.


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

5 September - Gibraltar 0-6 Denmark (Euro 2020 qualifier)
Delaney, Poulsen and Skov all started in Denmark's win over Gibraltar. Delaney and Skov both got on the scoresheet in the victory.

8 September - Georgia 0-0 Denmark (Euro 2020 qualifier)
Delaney and Poulsen both played the full 90 minutes as Denmark were held to a goalless draw by Georgia which maintained their unbeaten streak in qualifying. Skov did not come off the bench.


Bundesliga players: Jadon Sancho (Borussia Dortmund)

7 September - England 4-0 Bulgaria (Euro 2020 qualifier)
Jadon Sancho came on for the final 20 minutes of England's 4-0 win over Bulgaria, which took them back to the top of Group A.

10 September - England 5-3 Kosovo (Euro 2020 qualifier)
Sancho scored two in two minutes at the end of the first half as England maintained top spot in the group with an entertaining victory in Southampton.

Watch: Jadon Sancho under the tactical microscope


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

5 September - Finland 1-0 Greece (Euro 2020 qualifier)
Hradecky started in goal for Finland in their important win over Greece, while Jensen came on from the bench in the 87th minute.

8 September - Finland 1-2 Italy (Euro 2020 qualifier)
Finland's bid to finish top of Group J suffered a major blow with Hradecky powerless to prevent his side losing to Italy despite making a string of important saves during the 90 minutes in Tampere.


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

7 September - France 4-1 Albania (Euro 2020 qualifier)
Bayern Munich's Kingsley Coman struck twice in France's 4-1 win over Albania, with club-mates Benjamin Pavard, Corentin Tolisso and Lucas Hernandez all starting for the world champions.

10 September - France 3-0 Andorra (Euro 2020 qualifier)
Coman struck again in Paris, this time to open the scoring over Andorra. While he was replaced with five minutes remaining, Tolisso played the full 90 minutes, but Pavard and Hernandez were both rested.


Bundesliga players: Manuel Neuer, Niklas Süle, Serge Gnabry, Leon Goretzka, Joshua Kimmich (all Bayern Munich), Marcel Halstenberg, Lukas Klostermann, Timo Werner (all RB Leipzig), Matthias Ginter (Borussia Mönchengladbach), Julian Brandt, Nico Schulz, Marco Reus (all Borussia Dortmund), Jonathan Tah, Kai Havertz (both Bayer Leverkusen), Niklas Stark (Hertha Berlin), Jonas Hector (Cologne), Luca Waldschmidt (Freiburg)

6 September - Germany 2-4 The Netherlands (Euro 2020 qualifier)
Neuer, Ginter, Süle, Tah, Klostermann, Kimmich, Schulz, Gnabry, Werner and Reus all started on a disappointing night. Gnabry scored the opener but the Dutch hit back. Substitutes Kai Havartz and Brandt were unable to turn the tide whey they came on.

9 September - Northern Ireland 0-2 Germany (Euro 2020 qualifier)
Haltenberg and Gnabry were both on target as Germany moved above their opponents to the top of Group C. Neuer, Klostermann, Süle, Kimmich, Brandt, Werner and Reus all started, but Ginter had to go off injured in the first half, replaced by Tah in defence. Havertz also came on with 20 minutes remaining.

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


Bundesliga players: Konstantinos Stafylidis (Hoffenheim)

5 September - Greece 0-1 Finland (Euro 2020 qualifier)
Stafylidis played all 90 minutes in Greece's defeat to Finland.

8 September - Liechtenstein 1-1 Greece (Euro 2020 qualifier)
Stafylidis did not make an appearance off the bench as Greece became the first side in qualifying to drop points to Liechtenstein.


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

5 September - Montenegro 2-1 Hungary (friendly)
Gulacsi was rested in Hungary's defeat by Montenegro in a friendly, while Leipzig teammate Orban came on from the bench at half-time. Sallai and Szalai were both unused substitutes.

9 September - Hungary 1-2 Slovakia (Euro 2020 qualifier)
All four Bundesliga participants played the full 90 minutes as Hungary slipped to third place in Group E.


Bundesliga players: Yuya Osako (Werder Bremen)

5 September - Japan 2-0 Paraguay (Friendly)
Osako continued his fantastic club form on the international stage as he scored the opening goal in Japan's win over Paraguay.

10 September - Myanmar 0-2 Japan (2022 FIFA World Cup qualifier)
Osako played the full 90 minutes as Japan opened their World Cup qualification with a 2-0 win in Myanmar.


Bundesliga players: Leandro Barreiro (Mainz)

5 September - Northern Ireland 1-0 Luxembourg (Friendly)
Barreiro played 73 minutes of Luxembourg's defeat to Northern Ireland.

10 September - Luxembourg 1-3 Serbia (Euro 2020 qualifier)
Barreiro played the full 90 minutes in the loss to Serbia.


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

6 September - Morocco 1-1 Burkina Faso (Friendly)
Harit got through 69 minutes.

10 September - Morocco 1-0 Niger (Friendly)
Harit was rested for the win in Marrakesh.


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

5 September - Norway 2-0 Malta (Euro 2020 qualifier)
Both Jarstein and Nordtveit started and finished Norway's qualifying win over Malta, keeping a clean sheet at the heart of the Norwegian defence.

8 September - Sweden 1-1 Norway (Euro 2020 qualifier)
Jarstein and Nordtveit completed the full 90 again on Sunday evening as they picked up an important point against Group F rivals Sweden.


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

6 September - Slovenia 2-0 Poland (Euro 2020 qualifier)
Lewandowski had a rare goalless night and Kownacki came on late on as Group G leaders Poland lost their first game in qualifying.

9 September - Poland 0-0 Austria (Euro 2020 qualifier)
Lewandowski and Kownacki started together up front but were left frustrated by a Bundesliga-filled Austrian defence.


Bundesliga players: Raphael Guerreiro (Borussia Dortmund)

7 September - Serbia 2-4 Portugal (Euro 2020 qualifier)
Guerreiro played 90 minutes in Portugal's 4-2 win in Serbia.

10 September - Lithuania 1-5 Portugal (Euro 2020 qualifier)
Guerreiro played 90 minutes in Portugal's 5-1 win in Lithuania.


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

7 September - Serbia 2-4 Portugal (Euro 2020 qualifier)
Matija Nastasic could do little about the force of EURO 2016 and UEFA Nations Cup winners Portugal, while Filip Kostic drew a blank in a 4-2 defeat.

10 September - Luxembourg 1-3 Serbia (Euro 2020 qualifier)
Kostic and Nastasic were both rested for the win in Luxembourg, while Gacinovic got 30 minutes as a substitute.


Bundesliga players: Laszlo Benes (Borussia Mönchengladbach), Ondrej Duda, Peter Pekarik (Hertha Berlin)

6 September - Slovakia 0-4 Croatia (Euro 2020 qualifier)
Duda was powerless to stop Croatia while Benes watched from the bench as Slovakia lost for the second time in four qualifiers.

9 September - Hungary 1-2 Slovakia (Euro 2020 qualifier)
None of the Bundesliga trio featured in Budapest.


Bundesliga players: Paco Alcacer (Borussia Dortmund), Thiago Alcantara (Bayern Munich)

5 September - Romania 1-2 Spain (Euro 2020 qualifier)
Alcacer scored Spain's second and eventual winning goal against Romania to keep his bright start to 2019/20 alive. Thiago was an unused substitute in the mean time.

8 September - Spain 4-0 Faroe Islands (Euro 2020 qualifier)
Thiago was a major factor in Spain's opening goals before providing the assist for Paco Alcacer to add a third. The Dortmund striker even had time to bag his brace in injury time as La Roja cruised to victory to preserve their perfect record in EURO 2020 qualifying Group F.

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)

5 September - South Korea 2-2 Georgia (Friendly)
Kwon played all 90 minutes in central midfield as South Korea picked up a draw in a friendly with Georgia.

10 September - Turkmenistan 0-2 South Korea (2022 FIFA World Cup qualifier)
Kwon was an unused sub as South Korea got their World Cup qualification off to a successful start.


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

5 September - Faroe Islands 0-4 Sweden (Euro 2020 qualifier)
Quaison played all 90 minutes and scored in Sweden's impressive qualifying win over Faroe Islands. Andersson and Forsberg were unused substitutes.

8 September - Sweden vs. Norway (Euro 2020 qualifier)
Joined by Quaison in the Sweden first XI, Forsberg scored the all-important equaliser with a stunning first-time strike to rescue a 1-1 draw in Group F.


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)

5 September - Republic of Ireland 1-1 Switzerland (Euro 2020 qualifier)
Six Bundesliga players started Switzerland's game in Dublin as Sommer, Elvedi, Akanji, Mbabu, Zakaria and Embolo were all named in the starting XI. Embolo assisted the Swiss goal after 74 minutes, while Mehmedi and Fernandes came on from the bench in the second half.

8 September - Switzerland 4-0 Gibraltar (Euro 2020 qualifier)
Two of six Bundesliga players in Switzerland's starting line-up, Zakaria and Mehmedi scored the opening two goals of a comfortable victory both with headed efforts. Steffen and Vargas were both second-half substitutes as the Nati moved to within three points of Group D leader the Republic of Ireland with a game in hand.


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

7 September - Turkey 1-0 Andorra (Euro 2020 qualifier)
Kenan Karaman came on at half-time in Turkey's 1-0 win over Andorra.

10 September - Moldova 0-4 Turkey (Euro 2020 qualifier)
Fortuna duo Ayhan and Karaman both started as Turkey maintained top spot in Group H over France.

United States

Bundesliga players: John Brooks (Wolfsburg), Weston McKennie (Schalke), Alfredo Morales (Fortuna Düsseldorf), Josh Sargent (Werder Bremen), Zack Steffen (Fortuna Düsseldorf)

7 September - USA 0-3 Mexico (Friendly)
In a re-run of the CONCACAF Gold Cup 2019 final, Mexico again emerged victorious against the USMNT. Goalkeeper Steffen captained the side was one of three Bundesliga stars in the starting line-up along with Düsseldorf teammate Morales and Schalke's McKennie. Bremen's Sargent came off the bench in the 67th minute of the 3-0 defeat.

11 September - USA 1-1 Uruguay (Friendly)
Sargent earned his ninth USMNT cap, starting the US's draw with Uruguay in his hometown of St. Louis, Missouri.

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


Bundesliga players: Marcelo Saracchi (RB Leipzig)

7 September - Costa Rica 1-2 Uruguay (Friendly)
Saracchi was an unused substitute in the win over Costa Rica.

11 September - USA 1-1 Uruguay (Friendly)
Saracchi did not feature against the US in Missouri.


Bundesliga players: Ethan Ampadu (RB Leipzig)

6 September - Wales 2-1 Azerbaijan (Euro 2020 qualifier)
Ampadu played for 75 minutes before being withdrawn for an extra attacker as Wales sought and got a late winner to make it two wins from four in Group E.

9 September - Wales 1-0 Belarus (friendly)
Ampadu did not feature in the friendly win.