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INTERNATIONALS: Gyökeres impresses for Sweden as Doyle and Norton-Cuffy feature for England Under-20

Three of City's internationals were in action during the break...

29 March 2023

Viktor Gyökeres starred for Sweden on Monday night, as he helped fire his country to a 5-0 win over Azerbaijan.

Having come off the bench in Sweden's 3-0 defeat to Belgium, Viktor was named in the starting eleven against Azerbaijan in a European Qualifier.

The Swede played 87 minutes and was on the scoresheet, as well as providing an assist for Sweden's first goal in the game, as they hit Azerbaijan for five at the Friends Arena.


Victory leaves Sweden 3rd in Group F, behind Belgium and Austria in their pursuit of qualification.

Elsewhere, Callum Doyle and Brooke Norton-Cuffy turned out for England at U20 level in fixtures against France (1-1 draw) and Germany (2-0 win).

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Both youngsters played 90 minutes in those fixtures while Norton-Cuffy was also used from the bench in a 4-2 win over the United States.

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Finally, Ryan Howley was an unused substitute for Wales Under-21s in their 3-0 victory over Scotland, as was Jay McGrath in the Republic of Ireland Under-21s win over Iceland.

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