World Cup International Friendly results May 26th-21st 2014

world-cup-friendliesAustralia, Spain, Chile, England were  among a number of international teams who competed in World Cup friendlies over the past few days in preparation for the 2014 World Cup beginning next month in Brazil.

The new look Australia played out a one-all draw with South Africa last Monday night in Sydney and will need to improve quite a bit to be competitive against the likes of Spain, Chile and the Netherlands in Group B at the World Cup.

Fernando Torres and Andres Iniesta scored for Spain in their two goal victory over Bolivia, while Eduardo Vargas found the net twice for Chile in their 3-2 win against Egypt.

England beat Peru 3-0 thanks to goals from Daniel Sturridge, Gary Cahill and Phil Jagielka, and Romelu Lukaku claimed a hat-trick for Belgium in their impressive 5-1 smashing of Luxenbourg.

The following international friendlies were played between May 26th to May 31st 2014.

Australia 1 – 1 South Africa

 13m Ayanda Patosi (SA)
 14m Tim Cahill (AUS)

Mon 26 May 2014 – 7.30pm ANZ Stadium

Russia 1 – 0 Slovakia

 82m Alexander Kerzhakov

Tue 27 May 2014 – Petrovski Stadium

Montenegro 0 – 0 Iran

Tue 27 May 14 - Stadion Hartberg

Macedonia 0 – 2 Cameroon

 52m Pierre Webo
 84m Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting

Tue 27 May 2014 – Kufstein Arena

Belgium 5 – 1 Luxembourg

 03m Romelu Lukaku (BEL)
 13m Aurelien Joachim (LUX)
 23m Romelu Lukaku (BEL)
 53m Romelu Lukaku (BEL)
 71m Nacer Chadli (BEL)
 91m Kevin De Bruyne (pen) (BEL)

Tue 27 May 2014 – Cristal Arena

Japan 1 – 0 Cyprus

 43m Atsuto Uchida

Tue 27 May 2014 – Saitama Stadium

France 4 – 0 Norway

 15m Paul Pogba
 51m Olivier Giroud
 67m Loic Remy
 69m Olivier Giroud

Wed 28 May 2014 – Stade De France

United States 2 – 0 Azerbaijan

 75m Mikkel Diskerud
 81m Aron Johannsson

Wed 28 May 2014 – Candlestick Park

South Korea 0 – 1 Tunisia

 44m Zouhaier Dhaouadhi

Wed 28 May 2014 – Seoul World Cup Stadium

Nigeria 2 – 2 Scotland

 10m Charlie Mulgrew (SCO)
 41m Michael Uchebo (NIG) 1 – 1
 52m Azubuike Egwuekwe (og) (SCO)
 90m Nwofor Uche (NIG)

Thu 29 May 2014 – Craven Cottage, England

Mexico 3 – 0 Israel

 43m Miguel Layun
 62m Miguel Layun
 85m Marco Fabian

Thu 29 May 2014 – Azteca Stadium

Cameroon 1 – 2 Paraguay

 04m Oscar Romero (PAR)
 68m Roque Santa Cruz (PAR)
 75m Maxim Choupo-Moting (CAM)

Fri 30 May 2014 – Kufstein Arena

Honduras 0 – 2 Turkey

 70m Mevlut Erding (TUR)
 83m Caner Erkin (TUR)

Fri 30 May 2014 – RFK Stadium, Washington US

Iran 1 – 1 Angola

 42m Silva (ANG)
 56m Kirim Ansarifard (IRA)

Sat 31 May 2014 – Ernst Happel Stadium

Switzerland 1 – 0 Jamaica

 84m Josip Drmic (SWI)

Sat 31 May 2014 – Swissporareana

England 3 – 0 Peru

 32m Daniel Sturridge
 65m Gary Cahill
 70m Phil Jagielka

Sat 31 May 2014 – Wembley Stadium

Spain 2 – 0 Bolivia

 51m Fernando Torres (pen)
 84m Andres Iniesta

Sat 31 May 2014 – Raman Sanchez Pizjuan

Uruguay 1 – 0 Northern Ireland

 62m Christian Stuani

Sat 31 May 2014 – Estadio Centenario

Bosnia-Herzegovina 2 – 1 Ivory Coast

 17m Edin Dzeko (BH)
 53m Edin Dzeko (BH)
 91m Didier Drogba (IC)

Sat 31 May 2014 – Edward Jones Dome

Chile 3 – 2 Egypt

 12m Mohamed Salah (EG)
 16m Khaled Kamar (EG)
 26m Marcelo Diaz (CH)
 60m Eduardo Vargas (CH)
 78m Eduardo Vargas (CH)

Sat 31 May 2014 – Estadio Nacional De Chile

France, Germany, Netherlands, Portugal, Italy and a number of other Brazil bound World Cup teams are all in action over the next few days.

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