Schulz grabs late winner as Germany stun Netherlands

Netherlands coach Ronald Koeman says he regrets not making a late defensive switch after Germany scored a last-minute winner in their Euro 2020 Group C qualifying game in Amsterdam. Nico Schulz’s goal ensured Joachim Low’s side gained revenge over their hosts, who had scored two late goals against Germany in November to reach the Nations League finals.…

Mbappe injured as France beat Uruguay

Kylian Mbappe injured a shoulder as world champions France beat Uruguay in a friendly in Paris. Paris St-Germain forward Mbappe was unable to continue after landing awkwardly after a challenge from Uruguay goalkeeper Martin Campana. Earlier in the first half, Mbappe had missed a clear-cut chance, clipping wide when through on goal. Chelsea striker Olivier…

UEFA Nations League: all you need to know

What is the background to the UEFA Nations League? The rejuvenation of national team football – and the UEFA Nations League – stems from the desire of UEFA and its 55 member associations to improve the quality and standing of national team football. UEFA and its associations wanted more sporting meaning in national team football,…

Manchester City’s Silva retires from Spain duty

MADRID (Reuters) – Spanish midfielder David Silva has joined compatriots Andres Iniesta and Gerard Pique in retiring from international football. The 32-year-old Manchester City playmaker won the World Cup in 2010 and the European Championship in 2008 and 2012, a key player during Spain’s golden era. Silva scored 35 goals in 125 games for the…