International wrap

First team

Find out how Paris Saint-Germain's 16 national team representatives got on over the last week with our international wrap.

ALPHONSE AREOLA / PRESNEL KIMPEMBE / KYLIAN MBAPPÉ - FRANCE
France, with Alphonse Areola, Presnel Kimpembe and Kylian Mbappé, began the international week with a 2-2 draw with Iceland on Thursday at the Stade Municipal du Roudourou in Guingamp, which included a wonderful second-half cameo from Paris Saint-Germain star Mbappé who forced Les Bleus' opening goal before equalising from the penalty spot. Five days later, the Paris No.7 was in the starting line-up as France defeated Germany 2-1 at the Stade de France, on Matchday 3 of the UEFA Nations League. Didier Deschamps' side stay top of Group 1 in League A with seven points from three matches. Presnel Kimpembe played the entirety of both matches while Alphonse Areola remained on the bench in both games.

THILO KEHRER / JULIAN DRAXLER - GERMANY
It was a difficult week for Thilo Kehrer and Julian Draxler, who went down 3-0 away to the Netherlands at the Johan Cruijff ArenA in Amsterdam in the UEFA Nations League, before a second loss to France three days later. After staying on the bench in the first game, Kehrer played the full 90 minutes against Les Bleus, while Draxler came off the bench in both matches. Germany now sit third in Group 1 with one point from three games.

MARCO VERRATTI - ITALY
Italy and Marco Verratti began the week with a 1-1 friendly draw against the Ukraine at the Stadio Luigi Ferraris in Genoa. Four days later, La Squadra Azzurra beat Poland 1-0 at the Silesian Stadium in Chorzow on Matchday 3 of the UEFA Nations League. Italy now sit second in group 3 in League A, with 4 points from 3 matches, 2 points behind Portugal. The Paris Saint-Germain midfielder started both games.

THOMAS MEUNIER - BELGIUM
Thomas Meunier and Belgium defeated Switzerland 2-1 on Friday in Brusels on Matchday 2 of the UEFA Nations League, a result that saw them move ahead of Le Nati on head to head record at the top of League A, Group 2. Four days later, again at the King Bedouin Stadium, Belgium drew 1-1 with the Netherlands in a friendly. Paris Saint-Germain defender Meunier started and provided an assist in the first game and came off the bench on the second.

ERIC MAXIM CHOUPO-MOTING - CAMEROON
Cameroon had a double header with Malawi in Africa Cup of Nations qualifying. Paris Saint-Germain forward Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting captained his country for the first time on Friday in the Stade Ahmadou-Ahidjo in Yaoundé and celebrated by scoring the only goal of the game. In the return leg, four days later, the two sides played out a scoreless draw in the Kamuzu Stadium in Blantyre. Maxim did not play. The Indomitable Lions remain top of Group B, with 8 points from 4 matches, 1 point ahead of Morocco.

MARQUINHOS / NEYMAR JR - BRAZIL
Brazil, featuring Marquinhos and Neymar Jr, had two friendly matches in Saudi Arabia during the international break. The Seleção defeated their hosts 2-0 on Friday at the King Saud University in Riyadh. Four days later, the Brazilians defeated Argentina 1-0 at the King Abdullah Sports City in Jeddah. The two Paris stars played both matches in their entirety. Captain in both games, the Paris No.10 provided the assist for each Brazilian goal. 

EDINSON CAVANI - URUGUAY
Uruguay and Edinson Cavani played two friendly matches in Asia. The Celeste went down 2-1 against Korea Republic at the World Cup Stadium in Seoul on Friday, before going down 4-3 vs Japan four days later in the Saitama Stadium 2002. Paris Saint-Germain forward Cavani played both games, scoring and providing an assist in the second match.

TIMOTHY WEAH - USA
Timothy Weah and the US Mens National Team also had two friendly matches. First, they lost 4-2 to Colombia on Thursday at the Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida and five days later they were held 1-1 by Peru at the Pratt & Whitney Stadium in Connecticut. In the starting line-up for both matches, Paris Saint-Germain forward Weah supplied an assist in the first game.

STANLEY NSOKI / ANTOINE BERNEDE / YACINE ADLI / MOUSSA DIABY - FRANCE U20
The France U20 side including Stanley Nsoki, Antoine Bernede, Yacine Adli and Moussa Diaby defeated Serbia A 4-2 at the Centre des Sports de Stara Pazova on Monday. In the starting line-up, Moussa Diaby scored a brace. Antoine Bernede and Yacine Adli both came off the bench with the later scoring France's second goal.