Bale "felt some discomfort in his left leg" after training on Thursday, and tests on Friday revealed "a strain to the middle third of the adductor longus muscle in his left leg", the defending European club champion said. Bale stands to miss both the Atletico match and a Champions League game against APOEL. Just 15 months on from carrying his country to the semi-finals of Euro 2016, Bale also had to watch on in agony from the stands as Wales' attempts to qualify for a first World Cup since ...
Wilshere has been overlooked for a heavily depleted squad due to a lack of game time at Arsenal and Southgate's view that he has not been used in his best position in recent seasons. "I've been here 10 years, I love this club and feel like I have a special relationship with the fans", Wilshere told Standard Sport. Wilshere: "I want to be playing for my country".
Juventus defender Medhi Benatia was on target as Morocco qualified for the World Cup for the first time since 1998. Unbeaten Tunisia , who have been to four previous World Cup finals and were the first African country to win a game at the finals in 1978, were denied a fifth win in six group matches as Libya's goalkeeper Mohamed Nashnush made a number of key saves.
Dier, 23, wore the captain's armband in the global friendly clash that finished 0-0 at Wembley, and although it was a goalless game, it definitely gave some encouragement ahead of the World Cup in Russian Federation next summer as Gareth Southgate was forced to field a second-string side.
Ball will play no further part in the day-night warm-up match, with a scan in Adelaide on Friday confirming that the injury is serious enough to keep him out of action for at least the next week. Woakes then burst through the home side's top order, picking up the first three wickets inside eight overs to leave them at seven for three. James Vince (29) missed another opportunity to prove he should get the nod in Brisbane, while Dawid Malan and Chris Woakes failed before Overton bagged a pair.
He batted.273 for the season with 44 doubles, four triples, 33 home runs and 89 RBI in 159 games. Ramirez posted the most extra-base hits in a single game on September 3 in Detroit. Springer ranked among the top five for AL outfielders in runs (second), homers (fourth), on-base percentage (fifth), slugging percentage (sixth) and OPS (fifth).