There was Nations League disappointment for Ruben Dias, Joao Cancelo and Bernardo Silva as holders Portugal fell to a 1-0 defeat in opposition to France on Saturday night time.
The Metropolis trio all began for Portugal in Lisbon however France’s N’Golo Kante struck the one objective of the sport to safe a consequence which ensures it’s the world champions and never the Iberian nation who will end prime of group A3 and so progress to the finals.
In the meantime, Ilkay Gundogan loved the Nations League bragging rights on Metropolis colleague Oleks Zinchenko as Germany overcame Ukraine 3-1 within the newest spherical of qualifiers.
Gundogan performed the complete 90 minutes in Leipzig whereas Zinchenko was changed 4 minutes from time after earlier hitting the put up.
Roman Yaremchuk had given Ukraine an early lead earlier than former Citt winger Leroy Sane levelled affairs.
A brace from Chelsea striker Timo Werner then secured the win which leaves Germany needing only a level in opposition to Spain on Tuesday to prime group A4.
Elsewhere, Ferran Torres performed the complete 90 minutes for Spain as Luis Enrique’s facet drew 1-1 away to Switzerland.
Remo Freuler had given the Swiss a primary half lead and Spain had been grateful to Gerard Moreno for a late leveller after Sergio Ramos – on the night time he gained his 177th cap created a brand new European document for worldwide appearances – had seen two penalties saved.
Eric Garcia and Rodri had been each unused substitutes for Spain.