Tim Vickery sees Lionel Messi revive Argentina's World Cup qualifying campaign at the expense of a confused Colombia side.
Brian Glanville, one of England's sternest critics, finally finds something to enthuse about in the 2-2 draw with Spain.
The expected hatful of goals did not materialise for Italy when they played Liechtenstein, and a sterner test now awaits against Germany.
As Germany knock eight past San Marino, Thomas Muller questions the point of such one-sided internationals.
Brian Glanville worries about England's failings and palpable capacity to self combust.
Another defeat for Argentina has brought the spotlight on the country's problems.
Alfredo Hawit Banegas, former president of world football’s central and north American region is facing a life ban from the game.
As Argentina travel to face group leaders Brazil, the pressure is on for a country that has dropped out of the qualifying places for Russia
Brian Glanville watches Charlton Atheltic at the the Valley, a former shadow of itself.
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang was dropped last week for disciplinary reasons, but his return to the fold showed what Dortmund had been missing.