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Manchester City on International Duty: Euro 2020 Qualifiers – Matchday 6

The Sky Blues Conclude Their Duties in the International Break in September

St Petersburg unveils UEFA Euro 2020 host city logo Photo by Alexander Demianchuk\TASS via Getty Images

Manchester City’s senior men’s team performed well as they were away on international duty.

First, the European contingency. In Group A, Raheem Sterling and England extended their dominant lead as they have qualified for next summer’s European Championships. England defeated Bulgaria and Kosovo during this period.

In Group B, Oleksandr Zinchenko and Ukraine look unstoppable as they extended their undefeated run. They have kept a clean sheet in four of their five qualification matches and have impressed throughout this qualification cycle. Meanwhile, Bernardo Silva, João Cancelo and Portugal have made up ground on Ukraine after dispatching Serbia and Lithuania.

In Group C, İlkay Gündoğan and Germany were left disappointed as they lost to the Netherlands but managed to bounce back and secured a victory against Northern Ireland.

In Group F, Rodri helped Spain also qualify for Euro 2020 as they defeated Romania and Faroe Islands.

Finally, Kevin De Bruyne and Belgium qualified for next year’s European Championships after they defeated San Marino and Scotland in Group I.

Outside of Europe, Nicolás Otamendi withdrew from the Argentine national team whilst Ederson competed well for Brazil (both national teams played a series of friendlies).

Finally, Riyad Mahrez and Algeria won a friendly match against Benin.

Kyle Walker, Daniel Grimshaw, Scott Carson, Phil Foden, Angeliño, Sergio Agüero, Fernandinho, John Stones, Leroy Sané, Aymeric Laporte, Benjamin Mendy, Gabriel Jesus and David Silva remained in Manchester during the international break.