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Toni Kroos wins 100th cap, as Sergio Ramos suffers defeat


With the international break heading for the closure some Real Madrid players when in action on Tuesday as they rounded up their activities while on international duties.

Five Madrid players were in action on Tuesday and in the early hours of Wednesday, in the UEFA Nations League as well as the South America World Cup Qualifiers.

In Europe, Sergio Ramos played the full 90 minutes in Spain’s 1-0 loss to Ukraine in their fourth group game of the Nations League tournament.

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The Los Blancos captain was very good on the night for Luis Enrique’s men but his side were not good enough to prevent Ukraine from snatching a late winner with 14 minutes to go.

Elsewhere, Toni Kroos played in his 100th game for the Germany national team on Tuesday as well in their 3-3 draw with Switzerland, with both teams in the same group as Spain and Ukraine.

The player who was still continuing with his rehabilitation process after an injury has played the last two games for the national team and should be fit enough to face Cadiz this weekend.

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Kroos had a pass accuracy of 89.5% while also creating one big chance as his side avoided defeat against the bottom-rocked team in the group.

Federico Valverde and Uruguay suffered their first defeat in the CONMEBOL qualifies, following their 4-2 loss to Uruguay in the early hours of Wednesday.

The 22-year-old played 89 minutes of the encounter and despite his 7.0 rating (Sofascore), his side could only get consolation goals through two late penalties awarded to them after going four nil down.

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Defensive midfielder Casemiro played all minutes available for Brazil as they travel to Peru to beat the hosts by four goals to two.

The Madrid midfielder has been a foundation for Tite’s team and was delightful to watch once again on Wednesday. However Rodrygo Goes was an unused substitute against Peru.


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