Second-half goals from Oscar and Dede earned Brazil a 2-0 friendly win over Zambia on Tuesday in Beijing. • Highlights: Brazil 2-0 Zambia (Pac Rim only) Chelsea playmaker Oscar opened the scoring in the 59th minute with a deflected 2...
Spain will take on Switzerland in the finals of the European U21 Championships after both came through periods of extra time to win through to Saturday's final.
The European U21 championships got off to a bad start for hosts Denmark when they suffered an opening defeat to Switzerland, though were left to rue a late refereeing decision and a fine performance from Swiss goalkeeper Yann Sommer.
England's European U21 championship got off to a shaky yet rewarding start when they escaped from a one-sided encounter with Spain to draw 1-1 in Herning.
Belarus coach Bernd Stange has played down his side's chance of doing a Euro 2012 qualifying double over France ahead of the teams' meeting in Minsk.
New France coach Laurent Blanc has given his squad the words of the national anthem - to make sure they can sing along to La Marseillaise as they line up to face Belarus in Paris on Friday.
John Terry insists England can improve by "another 20 or 30%" ahead of the World Cup finals.
Wayne Rooney has pulled out of England's squad for Wednesday night's World Cup qualifier with Belarus because of a calf injury. Steven Gerrard will remain with the squad after having his groin injury assessed.
England manager Fabio Capello has called up Manchester United goalkeeper Ben Foster to replace the suspended Robert Green for Wednesday's World Cup qualifier against Belarus.
Manager Fabio Capello is refusing to get carried away with thoughts of qualifying for the 2010 World Cup finals despite England's record-breaking start to their group campaign.