International update: Cedric provides assist for Portugal

International update: Cedric provides assist for Portugal

International update: Cedric provides assist for Portugal


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Three more Arsenal players have been on international duty over the weekend.

Read on to find out how they got on:

Cedric Soares marked his return to international football with an assist as Portugal drew 2-2 with Serbia in Belgrade. The Gunners defender who has been in good form for Mikel Arteta's side played the full 90 minutes. The game was Portugal's second of World Cup qualifying and was Cedric's first appearance at international level since he played against Scotland back in October 2018.

Former Wolves now Liverpool attacker Diogo Jota gave the visitors an early lead when he slotted home after an assist from Manchester City's Bernardo Silva. Silva then got on the scoresheet himself after a superb, inch-perfect cross from Cedric. The Arsenal player was having almost as much fun as you would if you played Australia casino online the leading guide to the best online casino for Australian players in 2021. However, despite holding a two-goal lead at the break, Portugal could only manage a draw come the final whistle. Former Newcastle, now Fulham striker Aleksandr Mitrovic scored immediately after the interval before Filip Kostic's 60th minute strike levelled the scores.

Arsenal wideman Nicolas Pepe played the full 90 minutes as Ivory Coast won 3-0 away to Niger in Africa Cup of Nations qualifying. First half goals from Serge Aurier and former Leeds attacker Max Gradel and a second-half strike from Wilfried Kanon put the Elephants on the verge of qualifying for the tournament.

Arsenal's Read Madrid loan star Martin Odegaard played the full 90 minutes as Norway lost 3-0 to Turkey in a World Cup qualifier played in Malaga.

Ozan Tufan put the visitors in front after only 240 seconds, before Leicester's Caglar Soyuncu added a second before the break. Tufan got on the scoresheet again in the 58th minute to seal a comfortable victory.


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