Spain returned to winning ways after two straight defeats by overcoming Bosnia and Herzegovina 1-0 in a stale international friendly on Sunday as midfielder Brais Mendez came off the bench to score on his debut for the national team.
Spain had learnt several hours before kickoff that they had missed out on reaching the semifinals of the UEFA Nations League due to England beating Croatia 2-1 in London.
They seemed affected by the news as they played with little spark or imagination until Mendez tapped...
Edin Dzeko joins Cristiano Ronaldo among Europe's top 10 international scorers, Wayne Rooney next to drop out
Edin Dzeko's two goals in Bosnia and Herzegovina's 2-0 victory over Northern Ireland in the UEFA Nations League on Monday saw him reach two personal milestones.
The first goal saw Dzeko pass the 300 career goals mark for club and country, while the second strike put him among the top 10 European international goal scorers off all time with 55 for his national team.
The Roma striker overtook two players -- including England's all-time top scorer, Wayne Rooney -- to go joint seventh. That...
Edin Dzeko scored his 300th career goal for club and country to hand Bosnia a 2-0 home win over Northern Ireland in an action-packed Nations League clash on Monday.
His second of the night made it 301 goals and further consolidated his country's place on top of the second-tier's Group 3. The result left the Bosnians on a maximum nine points from three games, ahead of Austria who have three points from two matches.
Northern Ireland have none from three games.
Both sides missed chances in an end-to-end...