TRAORE FINDS THE NET AND CAHILL’S ENGLAND DRAW WITH SCOTLAND

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Bertrand Traore has brought his club form to his country as he scored the third goal for Burkina Faso in their 3-1 home win over Angola.

Another Chelsea player who was loaned all through last season, Kenneth Omeruo was on the bench as Nigeria lost their opening qualifier for the next Africa Cup of Nations. Nigeria lost 2-0 at home to the Bafana Bafana of South Africa.

Andreas Christensen was an unused sub in Denmark’s 3-1 win away against a Kazakhstan side which had to play the second half a man down.

Gary Cahill was in defence for England in a 2-2 World Cup qualifier draw in Scotland, as the Scots stunned England with a late comeback.

With a packed crowd at Hampden Park, substitute Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain put England in front on the 70th minute.

With England’s defence having comfortably kept the Scots at bay, two Leigh Griffiths free-kick in the 87th and 90th minute put Scotland ahead of England with only stoppage time left to spare.

England were the verge of a first defeat in this qualification campaign and a first against Scotland since 1999 but rescued a point in the third of four stoppage-time minutes when Harry Kane volleyed in Raheem Sterling’s cross at the far post.

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