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?
Newcastle United midfielder Mikel Merino was in woeful form as Rafael Benitez's side beat Leicester City.
Leeds were forced to withdraw Caleb Ekuban from Saturday's win against QPR on Saturday.
Mark Warburton left Ibrox this year but says Glasgow Rangers will continue to struggle to compete with Celtic.
Another social media faux pas from Leeds United midfielder Mateusz Klich?
West Ham United goalkeeper Joe Hart has seen his place in David Moyes' team come under threat.
Everton have been left short of options at left-back this season, with Cuco Martina currently playing there out of position.
Everton were linked with Arsenal forward Olivier Giroud during the January transfer window.
Leeds United fans want Alex McCarthy to rejoin the club in January.
Arsenal's Per Mertesacker struggled at St Mary's on Sunday.
Tottenham head coach under fire for giving up on the title early.