FIFA is hoping the British government eases the quarantine requirements for players in time for the next set of World Cup qualifiers in October, to avoid repetition of last week's situation.
Brazil triggered a FIFA regulation in a bid to prevent eight of its players from competing for their respective clubs in England's top flight.
Former Egypt coach Hossam el-Badry was fired after Egypt scraped a 1-0 home win over Angola and needed a late equalizer for a 1-1 draw in Gabon in its first two World Cup qualifiers this month.
Griezmann scored twice and was set up by Benzema both times in a 2-0 win over Finland that put the defending World Cup champions in control of their qualifying group for the 2022 tournament.
FIFA cited ongoing legal procedures as the reason it could not provide specifics on the alleged rule breaches or comment on whether it could also have been partly culpable for the saga.
Gaya was substituted in the 75th minute of the 4-0 win over Georgia on Sunday because of a muscle injury.
Japan, Asia’s highest-ranked team at No. 24 in the world, lost 1-0 at home to 79th-ranked Oman last Thursday to end a streak of eight consecutive wins in World Cup qualifying games.
Brazil leads the pack with 21 points from seven matches, followed by Argentina with 15.
Unable to break down a Canadian team that sat back with five defenders, the Americans wasted a second-half lead in a 1-1 draw Sunday night that left them with two points after two games.
There were even louder roars to come when the birthday boy headed in the final goal in a 4-0 World Cup qualifying win over Andorra on Sunday.
The 21-year-old Sancho moved to United from Borussia Dortmund in the offseason for $100 million.
Egypt superstar Mohamed Salah arrived in Gabon to join the Pharaohs for their FIFA World Cup qualifying match.
FIFA’s World Cup regulations allow regional confederations to implement video review and goal line technology.
Edinson Cavani said he feels 'sad and upset' for missing the upcoming three rounds of World Cup qualifiers with Uruguay.
The Paris Saint-Germain striker felt 'pain' in his calf during France's home draw with Bosnia and Herzegovina on Wednesday.