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Wins for de Ligt, Upamecano & Coman in Euro qualifying

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On Thursday night, the first lot of players from the German record champions were involved in European Championship qualifiers as well as friendlies with their national teams. fcbayern.com rounds up the first results of the international break:

Upamecano and Coman maintain 100% record

Kingsley Coman
Kingsley Coman came on for the final quarter of an hour in France's 2-0 win over Ireland.

Five matches, 15 points, 11 goals scored, none conceded. World Cup runners-up France extended their perfect record in qualifying for EURO 2024 in Germany. Dayot Upamecano played the whole match at centre-back in the comfortable 2-0 win over Republic of Ireland at Parc des Princes in Paris, while Kingsley Coman was introduced in the 73rd minute. Aurelien Tchouameni (19') and Marcus Thuram (48') scored the goals for Les Bleus. Next for the French is a prestigious friendly against Germany on Tuesday (21:00 CEST) in Dortmund.

Cameo for de Ligt

Matthijs de Ligt, substitute
Matthijs de Ligt was a late substitute in Netherlands' 3-0 win against Greece.

Bayern defender Matthijs de Ligt came on in the 85th minute as Netherlands beat Greece 3-0 in Eindhoven. Marten de Roon (19'), Cody Gakpo (31') and Wout Weghorst (39') wrapped up a second win in three Euro qualifiers before the first half was up. The Oranje moved up to second place in Group B behind France.

Friendly draw for Laimer

Konrad Laimer
Konrad Laimer played a half in Austria's 1-1 draw with Moldova.

Austria and Konrad Laimer had to settle for a 1-1 draw in a friendly against Moldova in Linz. Vitalie Damascan gave the visitors an early lead (3') after a mistake from goalkeeper Daniel Bachmann, which was cancelled out by Michael Gregoritsch (50'). Laimer started the match and was substituted at the break. The Austrians are back in Euro qualifying action on Tuesday night, when Ralf Rangnick's side will be aiming to defend top spot in Group F against Sweden in Solna (20:45 CEST).

No goals for Kim and Co in Wales

Minjae Kim
Bayern defender Minjae Kim played the duration in South Korea's 0-0 draw in Wales.

Minjae Kim and his South Korea team played out a goalless draw against Wales in Cardiff and are still waiting for a first win under new coach Jürgen Klinsmann after five games. Bayern's Kim played the full 90 minutes and helped the visitors keep a clean sheet. South Korea play Saudi Arabia next in Newcastle on Tuesday (18:30 CEST).

Defeat for Tel to start tournament

Mathys Tel is involved in the Stevan Cele Vilotic Tournament in Senta, Serbia with the French U19 team, where they lost 2-0 to Montenegro in their opening game. France are back in action already on Saturday when they face Hungary, before the final group game against Serbia on 12 September.

Jamal Musiala will miss Germany's upcoming internationals:

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