A knee injury means Croatia midfielder Mateo Kovacic will sit out Saturday's Euro 2016 qualifier against Norway, according to national team.
Costa Rica and Paraguay played out a 0-0 draw on Thursday, with both teams producing drab performances in their first match of the year.
New Zealand will be without captain Winston Reid for Tuesday's international friendly against South Korea.
France coach Didier Deschamps insisted his team improved in the second half against Brazil despite losing 3-1 on Thursday.
England striker Wayne Rooney is ready to enter the record books, with Bobby Charlton's all-time scoring record up for grabs.
Spain must play a balanced game if they are to secure all three points in their Euro 2016 qualifier with Ukraine, says Vicente Del Bosque.
Serbia's Branislav Ivanovic is ready to tackle a true great of the game when he faces Cristiano Ronaldo's Portugal in a Euro 2016 qualifier.
Chelsea have extended John Terry's deal until the end of the 2015-16 campaign, taking the defender into an 18th season in the first team.
Raheem Sterling and James Milner are nursing respective toe and knee problems as England prepare to face Lithuania at Wembley.
Reigning A-League champions Brisbane Roar have fallen behind in the race for a top-six finish and face a crucial showdown away to direct rivals Melbourne City in the match of the round on Saturday night.
Sven Bender is determined to ensure Borussia Dortmund give champions Bayern Munich a run for their money in the Bundesliga next Saturday.
Germany forward Lukas Podolski immediately set about talking down his goal, which helped his country to a 2-2 draw against Australia.
Perth Glory will be desperate for a first home victory of 2015 to revive their faltering title challenge when they host a Western Sydney Wanderers side battling to restore pride and avoid picking up the wooden spoon.
Both Steve Mandanda and Karim Benzema conceded Brazil were "superior" as the South Americans cruised past France 3-1 on Thursday.
Northern Ireland defender Ben Reeves will miss Sunday's Euro 2016 Group F qualifier against Finland due to a calf injury.
Brazil's seven-match winning streak comes down to confidence, coach Dunga claimed after their 3-1 victory over France.
Twenty four hours after making his Socceroo debut in Australia’s eye-catching 2-2 draw with Germany in Kaiserslautern, Brisbane Roar central defender Luke DeVere was still coming to terms with what happened.
There's been a lot of talk about the NFL moving a team back to Los Angeles, and there is also discussion about playing more games abroad.
One of the biggest games of the season awaits. Wellington Phoenix, the Hyundai A-League leaders, versus top two aspirant Sydney FC in third place four points behind. Westpac Stadium will be rocking this Sunday.
After a 7-0 drubbing to Adelaide United last time they met in the A-League, revenge will be on Newcastle Jets’ minds but stopping Gombau’s Spanish-inspired, attack-minded Reds won’t be easy.