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International Round-Up: Pukki scores while Krul and Placheta go head-to-head

18 November 2020

Teemu Pukki scored Finland’s only goal of their 3-1 defeat away to Wales in the UEFA Nations League on Wednesday night.

The result meant Wales topped League B Group 4 with 16 points, while Finland came second with 12.

Two City loanees were involved in one of League A Group 1’s fixtures. Tim Krul was in goal for Netherlands’ 2-1 win over Poland, Przemyslaw Placheta on the pitch for the first 75 minutes for the latter.

Netherlands came second in the group, one point behind Italy, while Poland failed to qualify as they finished third with just seven points.

Elsewhere, Kenny McLean came on for the final eight minutes of Scotland’s 1-0 defeat away to Israel. Nevertheless, Scotland finished second in their group, two points ahead of Israel.

Finally, Michael McGovern was an unused substitute for Northern Ireland’s 1-1 draw at home to Romania.

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