UEFA Nations League

Portugal held by Poland, Sweden promoted in UEFA Nations League

Fernando Santos' side, however, finished three points clear of Italy at the top of Group A3, after an unbeaten campaign despite the absence of star forward and captain Cristiano Ronaldo.

published on : 29th November 2018

UEFA Nations League: Portugal qualifies for finals sans Ronaldo as Italy earn positives in draw 

There was a lot of good interplay from the hosts with crisp, efficient passing in the best performance seen by an Italy side in a long time.

published on : 18th November 2018

Batshuayi double helps Belgium beat Iceland 2-0 in UEFA Nations League

Belgium and Iceland were without several first-choice players on Thursday, but the home team showed it has a lot more strength in depth and dominated throughout the match.

published on : 16th November 2018

Italy vs Portugal: Lorenzo Insigne in spotlight as Azzurri look to bury World Cup demons in San Siro

A year on and the versatile 27-year-old has become an integral part of the new Italy side being built by coach Roberto Mancini, which is fighting for a place in the Nation's League semi-finals.

published on : 16th November 2018

Croatia beats Spain to set up Nations League showdown with England

Tin Jedvaj scored his second goal three minutes into stoppage time to earn Croatia a 3-2 victory and a first win in a competitive match since beating England in the World Cup semifinals.

published on : 16th November 2018

UEFA Nations League: Croatia coach names squad for Spain, England matches

Luka Modric's squad will include three young players: forwards Josip Brekalo and Nikola Vlasic as well as defender Duje Caleta-Car.

published on : 2nd November 2018

Spain dealt a 'slap of reality' by ruthless England in UEFA Nations League

But La Roja were dealt a reality check, losing 3-2, as England ran riot during a whirlwind first half in Seville. 

published on : 16th October 2018

Under-pressure German coach Joachim Loew insists he can handle the criticism

Recent defeat to the Dutch left Germany bottom of their Nations League group, fuelling questions about whether he should have retained his job after the humiliating early exit from the World Cup.

published on : 15th October 2018

UEFA Nations League: We can keep 'extraordinary' Harry Kane at bay, says Spain's Sergio Ramos

Luis Enrique Spain's can secure top spot in Group 4 with a win, having already beaten England 2-1 at Wembley last month

published on : 15th October 2018

Gareth Bale withdraws from Wales Nations League squad to rest groin injury

The 29-year-old had hoped to recover for his country's trip to Dublin on Tuesday, but Wales manager Ryan Giggs had already admitted he didn't expect the forward to be back in time.

published on : 14th October 2018

Netherlands hammer Germany in Nations League to increase pressure on Joachim Loew

This is the first time the Dutch have beaten Germany for 16 years and the comprehensive defeat leaves Loew under increasing pressure to resign after 12 years in charge.

published on : 14th October 2018

UEFA Nations League: Romelu Lukaku strikes twice as Belgium battle past Switzerland

Belgium's second win of the fledgling tournament keeps them flying high in League A Group 2 following an opening 3-0 win in Iceland.

published on : 13th October 2018

UEFA Nations League: Germany boss Loew under pressure for Dutch, French tests 

His former captain Michael Ballack turned on him this week, claiming he was "surprised" Loew kept his job in the wake of Germany's World Cup debacle when they crashed out after the group stage.

published on : 12th October 2018

UEFA Nations League: Portugal ruin Robert Lewandowski's century celebration with Poland win

Fernando Santos's Portugal team now have two wins in two in the Nations League after also beating Italy 1-0 in September.

published on : 12th October 2018