Young Lions tear Azerbaijan to pieces; Chile continue to impress in Toulon by beating France

England U21 7 – Azerbaijan U21 0 (International Friendly, June 8, 2009) Michael Mancienne’s early strike, an own goal by goalkeeper Elchin Sadigov and a cool finish from Craig Gardner established a halftime lead at MK Dons’ ground. Elvin Mammadov then diverted into his own net after the break, Arsenal’s Kieran Gibbs twice side-footed home (first and second) and Jack Rodwell’s late strike sealed the rout.


Chile 1 – France 0 (U20 Toulon Tournament, June 8, 2009) Chile youngsters continued their excellent tournament win another win, Gerson Martinez proved the 80th minute match winner with a tidy finish in the box.

Portugal 6 – Qatar 0 (U20 Toulon Tournament, June 8, 2009) Portugal won the match in the first half (highlights here) blitzing five goals past Qatar, Yazalde grabbing his second of the game and the sixth in the 63rd minute.


Mali 0 – Ghana 2 (2010 World Cup qualifier, June 7, 2009) Ghana picked up a crucial three points at Mali, Kwakwo Asamoah and Matthew Amoah grabbed second half goals as Ghana won back-to-back games in the group.

Cameroon 0 – Morocco 0 (2010 World Cup qualifier, June 7, 2009) The goalless draw left both nations struggling to qualify for next year’s World Cup finals in South Africa.