Latest International Friendly Features

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Scolari pleased with Fernandinho, Rafinha play Video

Associated Press | March, 6 2014

SAO PAULO -- Brazil coach Luiz Felipe Scolari seems pretty pleased with himself, and his coaching acumen. #INSERT type:imagecaption:Brazil coach Luiz Felipe Scolari tested new players Wednesday vs. South Africa. END# With the World Cup about thr...

Mourinho: 'U.S. can create problems in Brazil' Video

Associated Press | March, 6 2014

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho said he sees the potential for the U.S. team to "create problems" at the World Cup, according to a report. •McIntyre: The great U.S. debate • Carlisle: U.S. wastes warmup | McIntyre: Tough night in Cyprus ...

Boateng slams Germany supporters

Stephan Uersfeld, Germany Correspondent | March, 6 2014

Jerome Boateng has hit out at the Germany supporters who booed their side during the 1-0 friendly defeat of Chile in Stuttgart on Wednesday. • Uersfeld: Germany win, but Chile impress Joachim Loew’s men were lucky to escape...

Man United wait on Hernandez fitness

Richard Jolly | March, 6 2014

Manchester United are waiting to discover if Javier Hernandez will be added to their injury list after the striker came off at half-time in Mexico’s 0-0 draw with Nigeria on Wednesday. • Mitten: Chicharito fades • Marshall: Mexic...

Friendlies: Neymar hits treble, Spain edge Italy Video

ESPNFC Staff | March, 5 2014

A hat trick from Neymar helped Brazil to a 5-0 rout of South Africa on Wednesday, while there were also wins for England, Portugal, France, Spain and Germany. #INSERT type:image caption:Neymar took his international tally to 30 goals. END# ...

Hazard: Mou can make me the best

March, 6 2014

Eden Hazard believes he can overtake Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi to become the best player in the world -- but says he needs to be twice as good as he is now. • Hirshey: Letter to Mourinho • Worrall: Super Schuerrle Hazard, 23...

Olsen: Good luck, England - you need it

ESPN staff | March, 5 2014

Denmark coach Morten Olsen was less than convinced by England during his side’s 1-0 defeat at Wembley, telling the postmatch news conference: “I wish you good luck in the World Cup -- you need it.” • Brewin: Lallana and Sturr...

Benzema full of confidence for France

ESPN staff | March, 6 2014

France striker Karim Benzema told Eurosport he would not have even found the target a few months ago with the shot that brought him the opening goal in Wednesday's 2-0 friendly win over the Netherlands. • Rodden: A misleading win • Int...

Diego Costa 'needs time to settle'

Dermot Corrigan, Spain Correspondent, Ben Gladwell, Italy Correspondent | March, 6 2014

Vicente del Bosque says that Diego Costa is quickly picking up Spain's way of playing after the Brazil-born attacker made a quietly impressive debut for his adopted country in Wednesday's 1-0 friendly win over Italy in Madrid. • Horncastle:&...

Hodgson: More work to be done with England

ESPN staff | March, 5 2014

England manager Roy Hodgson still feels his side have a lot of work to do ahead of the World Cup following their 1-0 defeat of Denmark on Wednesday. • Brewin: Lallana pushes for spot The Three Lions were forced to work hard to get the v...

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