Borussia Dortmund star Jadon Sancho is the first player born in the 2000s to play for England, BVB teammate Paco Alcacer has been replicating his sparkling club form with Spain, while Werder Bremen's Josh Sargent has grabbed his second senior goal for the USA...

bundesliga.com brings you the full breakdown of all the action involving Germany-based players during the international break…

UEFA

Austria

16 October 2018, Denmark 2-0 Austria

No fewer than seven Germany-based players started Austria's friendly against Denmark - Aleksandar Dragovic, Martin Hinteregger, Marcel Sabitzer, Louis Schaub, Valentino Lazaro, Alessandro Schöpf and Guido Burgstaller - but they still suffered a 2-0 defeat in Herning.

12 October 2018, Austria 1-0 Northern Ireland

Burgstaller, Lazaro, Sabitzer, Hinteregger and Stefan Ilsanker all started for Austria in a hard-fought win at home to Northern Ireland, their first in UEFA Nations League Group B3.

Bundesliga players in the squad: Guido Burgstaller (Schalke), Aleksandar Dragovic (Leverkusen), Michael Gregoritsch (Augsburg), Florian Grillitsch (Hoffenheim), Martin Hinteregger (Augsburg), Stefan Ilsanker (Leipzig), Florian Kainz (Bremen), Valentino Lazaro (Hertha), Marcel Sabitzer (Leipzig), Louis Schaub (Cologne), Alessandro Schöpf (Schalke), Kevin Wimmer (Hannover)

Belgium 

16 October 2018, Belgium 1-1 Netherlands

Axel Witsel played the full 90 minutes and Thorgan Hazard replaced his brother Eden at half-time as Belgium - the joint-top-ranked team in the world with France - were held to a 1-1 friendly draw by their Dutch neighbours in Brussels.

12 October 2018, Belgium 2-1 Switzerland

Witsel played from start to finish and Hazard came on as a late substitute as the Red Devils scored a late winner to beat a Swiss side that included Gladbach quartet Yann Sommer, Nico Elvedi, Michael Lang and Denis Zakaria, as well as Hoffenheim's Steven Zuber. Belgium lead Group A2 with two wins from two.

Bundesliga players in the squad: Koen Casteels (Wolfsburg), Thorgan Hazard (Gladbach), Axel Witsel (Dortmund)

As well as starring for Borussia Dortmund this season, Axel Witsel has helped Belgium get off to a perfect start in the UEFA Nations League. © gettyimages / Alexander Hassenstein/Bongarts

Bosnia-Herzegovina

15 October 2018, Bosnia and Herzegovina 2-0 Northern Ireland

Dynamo Dresden striker Haris Duljevic played 75 minutes in Sarajevo as Bosnia and Herzegovina moved six points clear at the top of Nations League Group B3 with a routine win over rock-bottom Northern Ireland.

11 October 2018, Turkey 0-0 Bosnia and Herzegovina

Duljevic remained on the bench as Robert Prosinecki's side were held to a goalless draw in a friendly with Turkey.

Bundesliga 2 players in the squad: Haris Duljevic (Dresden) 

Croatia 

15 October 2018, Croatia 2-1 Jordan

Eintracht Frankfurt’s Ante Rebic led the line with support from Hoffenheim’s Andrej Kramaric as Croatia got the better of Jordan in friendly action. Bayer Leverkusen defender Tin Jedvaj was a second-half substitute.

12 October 2018, Croatia 0-0 England

Jedvaj, Kramaric and Rebic all started for Croatia in a behind-closed-doors encounter against England in Rijeka.

Bundesliga players in the squad: Tin Jedvaj (Leverkusen), Andrej Kramaric (Hoffenheim), Ante Rebic (Frankfurt) 

Czech Republic 

16 October 2018, Ukraine 1-0 Czech Republic

Jiri Pavlenka and Theo Gebre Selassie both played the full 90 minutes in Kharkiv but lost 1-0 to Ukraine, who thus secured their promotion to Nations League A. Pavel Kaderabek was forced to head home before the game due to illness.

13 October 2018, Slovakia 1-2 Czech Republic

Hoffenheim’s Kaderabek and Werder Bremen’s Gebre Selassie played from start to finish as the Czechs picked up their first win in Group B1.

Bundesliga players in the squad: Jiri Pavlenka, Theodor Gebre Selassie (Bremen), Pavel Kaderabek (Hoffenheim)

Denmark 

16 October 2018, Denmark 2-0 Austria

Yussuf Poulsen played the first half as Denmark saw off a Bundesliga-heavy Austria side in Herning. Thomas Delaney had left the Danish camp prior to this friendly.

13 October 2018, Republic of Ireland 0-0 Denmark

Try as they might, Dortmund’s Delaney and RB Leipzig forward Poulsen could not find a way through against Ireland in Dublin. The Danes are second in Group B4 with four points from two matches.

Bundesliga players in the squad: Thomas Delaney (Dortmund), Yussuf Poulsen (Leipzig), Frederik Rönnow (Frankfurt) 

England 

15 October 2018, Spain 2-3 England

Jadon Sancho watched from the bench as England picked up their first win in Nations League Group A4, claiming their first victory on Spanish soil since 1987.

12 October 2018, Croatia 0-0 England

Dortmund teenager Sancho made his senior international debut for England, coming off the bench in the 77th minute as the Three Lions, who hit the woodwork twice, were held to a draw against the 2018 World Cup finalists.

Bundesliga players in the squad: Jadon Sancho (Dortmund) 

Borussia Dortmund's Jadon Sancho (r.) made his England debut as he replaced Raheem Sterling (l.) in the 0-0 draw with Croatia. © gettyimages / Michael Regan

Faroe Islands 

14 October 2018, Faroe Islands, 1-1 Kosovo

Bielefeld midfielder Joan Simun Edmundsson started again for the Faroe Islands in a surprising 1-1 draw with Group D3 leaders Kosovo.

11 October 2018, Faroe Islands 0-3 Azerbaijan

Edmundsson played from start to finish for the hosts in a 3-0 defeat in Torsvollur to leave them in third place in their group.

Bundesliga 2 players in the squad: Joan Simun Edmundsson (Bielefeld) 

Finland 

15 October 2018, Finland 2-0 Greece

Bayer Leverkusen goalkeeper Lukas Hradecky kept another clean sheet as Finland made it four wins from four in Group C2.

12 October 2018, Estonia 0-1 Finland

Estonia couldn't find a way past Hradecky as Finland continued their perfect start to the Nations League with a third win in as many games.

Bundesliga players in the squad: Lukas Hradecky (Leverkusen) 

France

16 October 2018, France 2-1 Germany

VfB Stuttgart defender Benjamin Pavard played the full 90 minutes for France as they came from behind to beat Germany, thus ending the visitors' hopes of reaching the Finals. Les Bleus top Group A1 with seven points from three games.

11 October 2018, France 2-2 Iceland

Pavard went the full distance for the hosts in Guingamp, with the reigning world champions scoring two goals in the final five minutes to snatch a 2-2 friendly draw.

Bundesliga players in the squad: Benjamin Pavard (Stuttgart)

Timo Werner (r.) and Germany put in a solid performance against Benjamin Pavard's (l.) France, but it was the world champions who came out on top in Paris. © gettyimages / Lars Baron/Bongarts/Getty Images

Germany

16 October 2018, France 2-1 Germany

Once again, there were eight Bundesliga players in Germany's starting XI as they put in an excellent first-half performance at the Stade de France, with Toni Kroos opening the scoring from the penalty spot on 14 minutes. However, France were much-improved after the break and ultimately claimed victory thanks to an Antoine Griezmann brace. With one point from three games, Joachim Löw's men can no longer qualify for the Finals.

13 October 2018, Netherlands 3-0 Germany

Eight Bundesliga players, including debutant Mark Uth, took to the field in a losing effort in Amsterdam.

Bundesliga and Bundesliga 2 players in the squad: Jerome Boateng, Serge Gnabry, Leon Goretzka, Mats Hummels, Joshua Kimmich, Thomas Müller, Manuel Neuer (c), Niklas Süle (Bayern), Julian Brandt (Leverkusen), Matthias Ginter (Gladbach), Sebastian Rudy, Mark Uth (Schalke), Nico Schulz (Hoffenheim), Kevin Trapp (Frankfurt), Timo Werner (Leipzig), Jonas Hector (Cologne)

Hungary 

15 October 2018, Estonia 3-3 Hungary

Two goals from Hoffenheim striker Adam Szalai were not enough for Hungary, who stay third in Group C2. RB Leipzig’s Willi Orban and Freiburg’s Roland Sallai were also involved for the visitors.

12 October 2018, Greece 1-0 Hungary

Leipzig centre-back Orban made his senior international debut for Hungary, joining clubmate Peter Gulacsi in the starting line-up in Athens. Szalai and Sallai likewise began the match.

Bundesliga players in the squad: Peter Gulacsi (Leipzig), Willi Orban (Leipzig), Roland Sallai (Freiburg), Adam Szalai (c) (Hoffenheim) 

Iceland 

15 October 2018, Iceland 1-2 Switzerland

Augsburg striker Alfred Finnbogason scored a sensational late goal in Reykjavik, but it wasn't enough to prevent Iceland being relegated from Group A2 after their third defeat in as many outings.

11 October 2018, France 2-2 Iceland

Finnbogason grabbed an assist for Iceland, teeing up Birkir Bjarnason for the opener as Iceland raced to a surprising 2-0 lead away to France, who eventually salvaged a draw in this friendly with two late goals.

Bundesliga and Bundesliga 2 players in the squad: Alfred Finnbogason (Augsburg), Rurik Gislason (Sandhausen)

Israel 

14 October 2018, Israel 2-0 Albania

Eintracht Frankfurt midfielder Taleb Tawatha played 77 minutes for Israel in Be'er Sheva, helping the team to a second win of this international break to go top of Group C1.

11 October 2018, Israel 2-1 Scotland

Tawatha helped his side pick up a valuable Nations League victory in Haifa, setting up Dor Peretz to equalise for the hosts, who went on to win 2-1.

Bundesliga players in the squad: Taleb Tawatha (Frankfurt) 

Kosovo

14 October 2018, Faroe Islands, 1-1 Kosovo

Bremen midfielder Milot Rashica played the majority of the match for Kosovo in Torsvollur and was only taken off in second-half stoppage-time as his side remained top of Group D3.

11 October 2018, Kosovo 3-1 Malta

Rashica came on as a late substitute for Kosovo, setting up his side's third goal just three minutes after joining the fray to seal a 3-1 victory.

Bundesliga and Bundesliga 2 players in the squad: Milot Rashica (Bremen), Leart Paqarada (Sandhausen)

Luxembourg 

15 October 2018, Luxembourg 3-0 San Marino

Luxembourg returned to the top of Group D2 with a comfortable win over San Marino. Schalke's Florian Bohnert and Maurice Deville of fourth-tier Waldhof came on in the second half.

12 October 2018, Belarus 1-0 Luxembourg

Luxembourg slipped to second in their section after a narrow defeat to Belarus in Minsk, with all four of their Germany-based players remaining on the bench.

Bundesliga, Bundesliga 2 and Regionalliga players in the squad: Leandro Barreiro (Mainz), Florian Bohnert (Schalke), Tim Kips (Magdeburg), Maurice Deville (Waldhof)

Norway 

16 October 2018, Norway 1-0 Bulgaria

Norway moved to the top of Group C3 on goal difference thanks to a narrow home win against previously-unbeaten Bulgaria. Hertha Berlin goalkeeper Rune Jarstein earned another clean sheet while Havard Nordtveit played 90 minutes and Iver Fossum came off the bench.

13 October 2018, Norway 1-0 Slovenia

Jarstein kept a clean sheet as Norway picked up their second win in Group C3. Hannover’s Iver Fossum was a second-half substitute in Oslo.

Bundesliga and Bundesliga 2 players in the squad: Iver Fossum (Hannover), Rune Jarstein (Hertha), Havard Nordtveit (Hoffenheim), Mats Möller Daehli (St. Pauli)

Poland 

14 October 2018, Poland 0-1 Italy

Neither Robert Lewandowski nor half-time substitute Jakub Blaszczykowski were able to find the target as their side slipped to defeat at home to Italy. Cristiano Biraghi's injury-time strike sealed Poland's relegation from League A.

11 October 2018, Poland 2-3 Portugal

Bayern frontman Lewandowski made his 100th international outing for Poland, but wasn't able to celebrate the milestone with a goal in this 3-2 defeat. Wolfsburg winger Blaszczykowski came off the bench to score the hosts' second.

Bundesliga players in the squad: Jakub Blaszczykowski (Wolfsburg), Marcin Kaminski (Fortuna), Robert Lewandowski (c) (Bayern)

Portugal 

14 October 2018, Scotland 1-3 Portugal

Bayern midfielder Renato Sanches and Leipzig winger Bruma both notched assists in Glasgow as Portugal eased to a friendly win over Scotland.

11 October 2018, Poland 2-3 Portugal

Sanches and Bruma came off the bench in the second half for Portugal, helping the reigning European champions see out a 3-2 win and go top of Group A3 with two wins from two.

Bundesliga players in the squad: Bruma (Leipzig), Renato Sanches (Bayern) 

Romania

14 October 2018, Romania 0-0 Serbia

Mainz midfielder Alexandru Maxim played the first 70 minutes of a goalless draw in Bucharest that keeps Romania two points behind Group C4 leaders Serbia.

11 October 2018, Lithuania 1-2 Romania

Maxim came off the bench to score a last-minute winner for his side in Vilnius.

Bundesliga players in the squad: Alexandru Maxim (Mainz) 

Serbia

14 October 2018, Romania 0-0 Serbia

Frankfurt's Mijat Gacinovic and Bremen's Milos Veljkovic started again for Serbia, who were unable to break down their 10-man hosts in Bucharest. They nevertheless remain top of Group C4 with eight points from four outings.

11 October 2018, Montenegro 0-2 Serbia

Gacinovic and Veljkovic both started as Serbia eased to a 2-0 Nations League triumph in Montenegro, while Filip Kostic was an unused substitute.

Bundesliga players in the squad: Mijat Gacinovic (Frankfurt), Filip Kostic (Frankfurt), Milos Veljkovic (Bremen)

Slovakia

16 October 2018, Sweden 1-1 Slovakia

Ondrej Duda came on midway through the second half as Slovakia struck late to rescue a draw in a friendly with Sweden in Solna. Peter Pekarik was an unused substitute for the visitors.

13 October 2018, Slovakia 1-2 Czech Republic

Duda has scored five Bundesliga goals this season, but the Hertha Berlin midfielder was unable to recreate the magic in Trnava as his side lost 2-1 to the Czech Republic. Slovakia are bottom of Group B1 with two defeats from two games.

Bundesliga players in the squad: Ondrej Duda (Hertha), Peter Pekarik (Hertha)

Spain

15 October 2018, Spain 2-3 England

Paco Alcacer continued his extraordinary scoring run two minutes after coming on as a second-half substitute in Seville, with Spain 3-0 down. The Dortmund striker now has 10 goals in his last seven outings for club and country. Despite their loss, Spain remain two points ahead of England at the top of Group A4.

11 October 2018, Wales 1-4 Spain

Once again, Alcacer grabbed all the headlines, hitting a brace on his return to the Spanish national team in a comfortable friendly win in Cardiff. Bayern midfielder Thiago remained on the bench.

Bundesliga players in the squad: Paco Alcacer (Dortmund), Thiago Alcantara (Bayern)

Paco Alcacer notched three goals in two outings for Spain after returning to the international fold for the first time in two years. © gettyimages

Sweden

16 October 2018, Sweden 1-1 Slovakia

Sebastian Andersson was the only Germany-based player to feature in this friendly draw with Slovakia. A late strike from the visitors extended Sweden's winless run to five matches.

11 October 2018, Russia 0-0 Sweden

Emil Forsberg, Ludwig Augustinsson and Isaac Kiese Thelin were all in the starting line-up for Sweden, while Andersson came on as a late substitute. The goalless draw in Kaliningrad gave the Swedes their first point in Group B2.

Bundesliga and Bundesliga 2 players in the squad: Ludwig Augustinsson (Bremen), Emil Forsberg (Leipzig), Mikael Ishak (Nuremberg), Isaac Kiese Thelin (Leverkusen), Sebastian Andersson (Union)

Switzerland

15 October 2018, Iceland 1-2 Switzerland

Gladbach’s Michael Lang followed up a goal from former Frankfurt striker Haris Seferovic as Switzerland picked up their second win in Group A2. Yvon Mvogo, Nico Elvedi, Steven Zuber and Denis Zakaria also started.

12 October 2018, Belgium 2-1 Switzerland

Gladbach quartet Yann Sommer, Elvedi, Lang and Zakaria all started for Switzerland alongside Hoffenheim's Zuber, but Romelu Lukaku's late goal earned Belgium a 2-1 win.

Bundesliga players in the squad: Manuel Akanji, Roman Bürki (Dortmund), Nico Elvedi, Michael Lang, Yann Sommer, Denis Zakaria (Gladbach), Breel Embolo (Schalke), Yvon Mvogo (Leipzig), Steven Zuber (Hoffenheim)

Turkey

14 October 2018, Russia 2-0 Turkey

Yunus Malli and Berkay Özcan both came off the bench in the second half in Sochi but were unable to help their side turn the game around, leaving Russia four points clear at the top of Group B2.

11 October 2018, Turkey 0-0 Bosnia and Herzegovina

Malli, Özcan and Kaan Ayhan all featured for Turkey in a goalless draw in a friendly at home to Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Bundesliga players in the squad: Kaan Ayhan (Fortuna), Yunus Malli (Wolfsburg), Berkay Özcan (Stuttgart)

Ukraine

16 October 2018, Ukraine 1-0 Czech Republic

Schalke midfielder Yevhen Konoplyanka played 70 minutes against the Czechs as Ukraine secured promotion to Nations League A, making it three wins from three in Group B1.

10 October 2018, Italy 1-1 Ukraine

Konoplyanka played the first 73 minutes as Ukraine held Italy to a 1-1 friendly draw in Genoa, where the victims of the city's bridge collapse were honoured.

Bundesliga players in the squad: Yevhen Konoplyanka (Schalke)

CONMEBOL

Argentina

16 October 2018, Argentina 0-1 Brazil

Stuttgart midfielder Santiago Ascacibar watched from the bench as Brazil struck in the 93rd minute to defeat their old rivals Argentina in a friendly tournament in Saudi Arabia.

11 October 2018, Iraq 0-4 Argentina

Ascacibar did feature in his side's comfortable win over Iraq, coming on at the start of the second half in Riyadh and helping the Albiceleste score three of their four goals.

Bundesliga players in the squad: Santiago Ascacibar (Stuttgart)

Brazil

16 October 2018, Argentina 0-1 Brazil

Hannover midfielder Walace was an unused substitute as Brazil edged Argentina in Jeddah thanks to a late strike from Joao Miranda. The Selecao have now won four straight friendlies, scoring 10 goals and conceding none.

12 October 2018, Saudi Arabia 0-2 Brazil

Walace replaced Casemiro in the 66th minute as Brazil eased to victory over Saudi Arabia in Riyadh. The 23-year-old thus made his third senior appearance for the national side, his first since January 2017.

Bundesliga players in the squad: Walace (Hannover)

Colombia

16 October 2018, Colombia 3-1 Costa Rica

Bayern maestro James Rodriguez was once again pulling all the strings for Colombia in their friendly win over Costa Rica, and set up Carlos Bacca for the opening goal on 30 minutes.

12 October 2018, USA 2-4 Colombia

James was the star of the show as Colombia beat the USA in Florida. The attacking midfielder scored a stunning curling effort to give the visitors the lead on 36 minutes, before adding an assist for Miguel Borja in the second half.

Bundesliga players in the squad: James Rodriguez (Bayern)

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Uruguay

16 October 2018, Japan 4-3 Uruguay

RB Leipzig defender Marcelo Saracchi made his first start for Uruguay as La Celeste fell to a spectacular 4-3 defeat in Saitama.

12 October 2018, South Korea 2-1 Uruguay

Saracchi made his international debut for Uruguay, coming off the bench as an 84th minute substitute in another friendly loss to South Korea.

Bundesliga players in the squad: Marcelo Saracchi (Leipzig)

CAF

Algeria

16 October 2018, Benin 1-0 Algeria

Algeria missed an opportunity to qualify for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations as they were beaten in Benin, although they remain top of Group D on goal difference. Schalke midfielder Nabil Bentaleb played 62 minutes before being replaced by Riyad Mahrez.

12 October 2018, Algeria 2-0 Benin

Bentaleb played 90 minutes in central midfield as Algeria got the better of Benin on home soil.

Bundesliga players in the squad: Nabil Bentaleb (Schalke)

Cameroon

16 October 2018, Malawi 0-0 Cameroon

Mainz midfielder Pierre Kunde came on as a late substitute as Cameroon - automatically qualified for next year's Cup of Nations as hosts - were held to a goalless draw in Malawi.

12 October 2018, Cameroon 1-0 Malawi

Kunde made just his second senior appearance for the Indomitable Lions against Malawi, playing the full 90 minutes as former Schalke and Mainz forward Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting secured victory with a second-half strike.

Bundesliga players in the squad: Pierre Kunde (Mainz)

DR Congo

16 October 2018, Zimbabwe 1-1 DR Congo

Wolfsburg defender Marcel Tisserand played the full game as DR Congo held Zimbabwe to a 1-1 draw in Harare, preventing the hosts from securing qualification from Group G. The Leopards are currently second with five points from four games.

13 October 2018, DR Congo 1-2 Zimbabwe

Tisserand and VfB Stuttgart forward Chadrac Akolo were on the receiving end of a 2-1 qualifying defeat in Kinshasa, despite Zimbabwe playing the last 20 minutes with 10 men.

Bundesliga players in the squad: Chadrac Akolo (Stuttgart), Marcel Tisserand (Wolfsburg)

Guinea

16 October 2018, Rwanda 1-1 Guinea

Guinea remain top of Group H despite dropping their first points away to Rwanda. Captain Ibrahima Traore played the full 90 minutes as it finished 1-1 in Kigali.

12 October 2018, Guinea 2-0 Rwanda

Traore started and claimed an assist for Guinea as they beat Rwanda to boost their chances of reaching the 2019 Cup of Nations.

Bundesliga players in the squad: Ibrahima Traore (c) (Gladbach)

Morocco

16 October 2018, Comoros 2-2 Morocco

Borussia Dortmund's Achraf Hakimi and Schalke's Hamza Mendyl played the full 90 minutes for Morocco as they were held to a draw in Comoros. Hakimi got an assist early in the second half, but the hosts managed to snatch a point with an injury-time equaliser. Morocco remain on course to qualify from Group B with seven points from four games.

13 October 2018, Morocco 1-0 Comoros

Real Madrid-owned Hakimi played the whole game for the Atlas Lions in Casablanca, winning a decisive penalty that Faycal Fajr converted deep in second-half stoppage time. Mendyl was a half-time substitute for the injured Nabil Dirar.

Bundesliga players in the squad: Achraf Hakimi (Dortmund), Hamza Mendyl (Schalke)

Borussia Dortmund right-back Achraf Hakimi (l.), the Bundesliga's Rookie of the Month for September 2018, will be determined to help Morocco reach the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations. © DFL DEUTSCHE FUSSBALL LIGA / Simon Hofmann

Nigeria

16 October 2018, Libya 2-3 Nigeria

Paderborn left-back Jamilu Collins played from start to finish as Nigeria beat Libya for the second time in the space of four days. The result moves the Super Eagles into pole position in Group E, with nine points from four games.

13 October 2018, Nigeria 4-0 Libya

Collins enjoyed a memorable senior debut for Nigeria, playing the full 90 minutes as his side romped to a 4-0 victory in Kaduna.

Bundesliga 2 players in the squad: Jamilu Collins (Paderborn)

CONCACAF

Curacao

12 October 2018, US Virgin Islands 0-5 Curacao

Ingolstadt striker Charlison Benschop was on the bench as Curacao followed up their 10-0 demolition of Grenada with a 5-0 thrashing of the US Virgin Islands, to go top of the standings in CONCACAF Nations League qualifying.

Bundesliga 2 players in the squad: Charlison Benschop (Ingolstadt)

Mexico

16 October 2018, Mexico 0-1 Chile

Marco Fabian made his first appearance for Mexico since the World Cup, playing just over an hour of their friendly against Chile. The Frankfurt midfielder was off the pitch by the time Nicolas Castillo grabbed a late winner for the visitors.

11 October 2018, Mexico 3-2 Costa Rica

Fabian was on the bench as El Tri snapped a four-game losing streak with victory over Costa Rica in San Nicolas.

Bundesliga players in the squad: Marco Fabian (Frankfurt)

USA

16 October 2018, USA 1-1 Peru

Bremen striker Josh Sargent became the third-youngest player in USMNT history to score two goals after finding the back of the net against Peru in Connecticut. The USA were missing injured star duo Christian Pulisic and Weston McKennie, but Bobby Wood and Julian Green both came off the bench.

11 October 2018, USA 2-4 Colombia

Wood, Green and John Brooks all started for the US against Colombia, with the former scoring his third goal in two games - after his Bundesliga brace for Hannover against Stuttgart - before being replaced by Sargent late on.

Bundesliga and Bundesliga 2 players in the squad: John Brooks (Wolfsburg), Bobby Wood (Hannover), Josh Sargent (Bremen), Julian Green (Greuther Fürth)

Josh Sargent (r.) made it two goals in five appearances for the USA against Peru despite not having made his senior debut for Werder Bremen, but Dortmund's Christian Pulisic (l.) missed out through injury. © gettyimages / Mitchell Leff

AFC

Australia

15 October 2018, Kuwait 0-4 Australia

There were starts for Hertha Berlin's Mathew Leckie and former Bayer Leverkusen forward Robbie Kruse - now of Bochum - as the Socceroos eased to a friendly win over Kuwait in their first outing since the World Cup.

Bundesliga and Bundesliga 2 players in the squad: Mathew Leckie (Hertha), Robbie Kruse (Bochum)

Japan

16 October 2018, Japan 4-3 Uruguay

Werder Bremen's Yuya Osako scored Japan's second goal as the Samurai Blue came out on top of a barnstorming seven-goal thriller against Uruguay to make it three straight friendly wins.

12 October 2018, Japan 3-0 Panama

Hannover's Genki Haraguchi played the full 90 minutes while Osako started but was substituted in the 66th minute as Japan eased past Panama.

Bundesliga players in the squad: Genki Haraguchi (Hannover), Yuya Osako (Bremen)

South Korea

16 October 2018, South Korea 2-2 Panama

Hee-chan Hwang of Hamburg started in attack for South Korea and set up Joo-ho Park for the opener on six minutes, although Panama battled back from two down to rescue a draw. Holstein Kiel's Jae-sung Lee was an unused substitute.

12 October 2018, South Korea 2-1 Uruguay

Hwang started in attack against Uruguay before being substituted in the 78th minute, as South Korea continued their impressive run with a third win in four games.

Bundesliga 2 players in the squad: Hee-chan Hwang (Hamburg), Jae-sung Lee (Holstein Kiel)

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