International Friendlies played on 23rd March

A few of the world cup friendly matches were played this week so we are going to review the performances of the teams.

Lets start with France vs Colombia played  on 23rd of march. This was one of the interesting match to watch. France was definitely the stronger side on the papers but matches are played by union and Colombia was of course better team on the pitch. France lost the match by conceding three goals with a reply of 2. Giroud and Lemar were the scorers from French side. Colombia fought from 2-0 down to win the match by a penalty scored in final minutes of the game.

Portugal vs Egypt was also played on the same day. Egypt took the lead in first half and continued until the 90 minutes but Portugal captain scored two late goals in injury time to secure a victory over Egypt

England vs Netherland was also played on the same day. England won the game by one and only goal scored by Jesse Lingard. His first ever goal for the lions and the lions secured their victory by this only goal. Ronald Koeman was the incharge of the dutch team after the resignation of previous manager.

Spain vs Germany was the match of the day on the same day in which both the teams played brilliantly to get a win. Spain scored first but David Muller’s shot from outside the box outclassed david de Gea’s capability to save it. Great match it was that ended at 1-1.

Argentina played against Italy on the same day and defeated the Italian team to secure their victory. Argentina scored two goals, both were scored in 2nd half by Banega and Lanzini respectively.

Another match played on that day was Russia vs Brazil that was won by brazil easily by 3 goals to nill. Miranda Coutinho and Paulinho were the scorers in that match.