Per Mertesacker has shown how much he was missed against Manchester United the other week - by beating Chris Smalling, Wayne Rooney and Tom Cleverley to the ball for Germany.
Mamadou Sakho scored one and applied the pressure for the third as Karim Benzema scored in between - to send France to the World Cup at the expense of Ukraine.
John Guidetti scores twice for Sweden Under-21s in win over Malta.
Arsenal ace missed Germany's win over England at Wembley
England went up against a weakened Germany side in arguably the biggest test before the World Cup finals.
Again linked with a move away from his current club, Benfica striker Oscar Cardozo could be the perfect striker for either the Gunners or Spurs.
Algeria have eliminated Burkina Faso from the African qualifying playoffs - shattering the hopes of Bertrand Traore.
Reports from Nigeria claim the latest decision of Kelechi Iheanacho, wanted by Manchester United, Chelsea and Arsenal, has led to an incident between his international coach and his apparent new agent.
Former Manchester United star Cristiano Ronaldo hit a superb goal in Portugal's World Cup play-off away to Sweden.
Is long-term Manchester United target Ezequiel Garay heading to Napoli?
Everton are one of three sides linked with a surprise move for the West Ham United defender.
Leeds United's youth drive continues.
Newcastle United are reportedly closing in on a move for Andreas Samaris from Benfica.
Leeds United appear to be in competition with West Bromwich Albion for Marc Wilson.
Did Leeds United make an error of judgement with Dario del Fabro?
Tottenham Hotspur were beaten 3-2 by Roma, with Kevin Wimmer struggling to impress.
Leeds United continue to be linked to deals involving Cultural Leonesa
West Ham United have been linked with the Uruguayan.
Tottenham Hotspur have been linked with the full-back this summer.
The Leeds United defender featured for the under-23s against Tadcaster Albion this week.