Professionals | 13/11/2017

International Break

Facing the Best

Five players from the FC squad are currently on international duty. Yuya Osako and Konstantin Rausch went up against two of the best in the game.

1. FC Köln currently has five players representing their respective national teams. One of those players is Konstantin Rausch, who was part of the Russian starting eleven against Lionel Messi’s Argentina. Rausch played 88 minutes for next year’s World Cup host in a match that was decided by Sergio Aguero’s lone goal for Argentina. Russia will now face Spain on Tuesday.

Yuya Osako reported for the Japanese national team and was part of the starting eleven against Neymar and the Brazilian national team. Osako played 81 minutes in a match that was won 3-1 by the five-time World Cup winners from South America. Former FC player Tomoaki Makino scored the lone goal for the Japanese.

Jannes Horn was called up by the German U21 team but did not feature in the 7-0 victory against the Azerbaijan U21 side. Jorge Meré did not play in the Spain U21 1-0 win against the Iceland U21 side. Meanwhile, Joao Queiros played in the 2-1 win of the Portugal U20 side against Poland U20.

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