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Seven Real Madrid players on international duty

James scored in the draw against Chile. Varane started in the win against Germany.

Seven Real Madrid players are on international duty with their national teams. To get the action started, James scored against Chile in the opening match. Kovacic will be involved in a qualifier for the 2017 Under-21 European Championship. Danilo did not feature in Brazil’s draw against Argentina, nor did Nacho play in Spain’s win against England (2-0) while Varane started in France’s friendly win against Germany (2-0). Pepe started the friendly match between Russia and Portugal, while Cheryshev did not feature.

Chile–Colombia (1-1)
Colombia–Argentina (Tuesday, 17 November, 9:30pm CET)

Colombia drew with Chile in a high-intensity game thanks to a James Rodríguez goal in the 68th minute. For their second match, los Cafeteros will be taking on Argentina at the Estadio Metropolitano Roberto Meléndez in Barranquilla.

Argentina–Brazil (1-1)
Brazil–Peru (Wednesday, 18 November, 1am CET)

The Argentina and Brazil game ended in a draw at El Monumental in Buenos Aires. Danilo did not play. The next game will be against Peru at the Arena Fonte Nova in Salvador.

Spain–England (2-0)
Belgium–Spain (Tuesday, 17 November, 8:45pm CET)

Spain beat England 2-0 in the first of their two friendly games. Mario Gaspar and Cazorla got the goals. Nacho did not play. The second game will be against Belgium at the King Baudouin Stadium in Brussels.

France–Germany (2-0)
England–France (Tuesday, 17 November, 9pm CET)

The French national team got a prestigious 2-0 against Germany with goals from Giroud and Gignac. Real Madrid’s Raphael Varane started at the back.

Russia–Portugal (1-0)
Luxembourg–Portugal (Tuesday, 17 November, 8:30pm CET)

Pepe played the entirety of Portugal’s friendly against Russia. Fernando Santos’ team have a second match scheduled, also away from home, against Luxembourg at the Stade Josy Barthel.

Russia–Portugal (1-0)
Russia–Croatia (Tuesday, 17 November, 5pm CET)

Cheryshev wasn’t involved in Russia’s win at home against Portugal. The Russians will take on Croatia next in the Russian city of Rostov-on-Don.

Croatia Under-21s–Spain Under-21s (Tuesday, 17 November, 6pm CET)
Kovacic will be playing two European Championship 2017 qualifiers with the Croatian Under-21 team. Both games will be at home. Up first they will be taking on San Marino at the Stadion Subicevac in Sibenik before then facing Spain at HNK’s ground in Rijeka.

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