Neymar marked his first start since February with a dazzling goal as Brazil rounded off their World Cup preparations with a superb 3-0 win over Austria.
Spain produced a disappointing showing in their final World Cup preparation friendly, needing a late Iago Aspas strike to secure a 1-0 win over Tunisia on Saturday.
Croatia recovered from a dour opening 60 minutes in Osijek to beat Senegal 2-1 and finish their World Cup preparations with a much-needed victory.
Nathan Ake’s late goal punished a wasteful 10-man Italy as the Netherlands rescued a scarcely deserved 1-1 draw in Turin on Monday evening.
Manchester City striker Gabriel Jesus says he will continue to support Brazil teammate Fred, even if the midfielder decides to move to Manchester United.
Neymar will play some part in Brazil’s pre-World Cup friendly against Croatia on Sunday, head coach Tite has confirmed.
Gareth Southgate was pleased to see England challenged ahead of the World Cup after Nigeria produced a much-improved second-half showing at Wembley.
Manuel Neuer made his long-awaited comeback as Germany slipped to a surprise 2-1 pre-World Cup friendly defeat to Austria.
Vincent Kompany was replaced with an apparent injury as Belgium and Portugal continued their World Cup preparations with a low-key 0-0 draw in Brussels.
Mario Balotelli scored his first Italy goal in almost four years as Robert Mancini’s Azzurri side claimed a 2-1 win over Saudi Arabia in an international friendly clash on Monday evening.