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International Yellows round-up
International Yellows round-up

Toko Ekambi, Funes Mori, Bacca, Pedraza and Fornals were all involved during the international break

Villarreal’s five internationals have now completed their second match of the international fixture list and are heading back to their club. Carlos Bacca was once against a starter for Colombia in their 3-1 with over Costa Rica. The Yellow’s No.9 was on form for his country, opening the scoring in the 30th minute.

Karl Toko Ekambi played 20 minutes in Cameroon’s goalless draw against Malawi, which kept the ‘Indomitable Lions’ top of Group B in the qualifying stage for the Africa Cup of Nations.

The Spanish U21 internationals, Pablo Fornals and Alfonso Pedraza, came on in the second half of the impressive showing by ‘La Rojita’, as they beat Iceland U21s 2-7.

Finally, Ramiro Funes Mori did not make it off the bench in Argentina’s 0-1 defeat to Brazil in Saudi Arabia.

The matches the Villarreal internationals have been involved in were the following:

Ramiro Funes Mori (Argentina):

  • Thursday, 11th October: Iraq vs Argentina (0-4). 
  • Tuesday, 16th October: Argentina vs Brasil (0-1).

Carlos Bacca (Colombia):

  •  Friday, 12th October: USA vs Colombia (2-4).
  •  Wednesday 17th October: Colombia vs Costa Rica (3-1).

Karl Toko Ekambi (Cameroon):

  • Friday, 12th October: Cameroon vs Malawi (1-0).
  • Tuesday, 16th October: Malawi vs Cameroon (0-0).

Pablo Fornals and Alfonso Pedraza (Spain U21):

  •  Thursday, 11th October: Albania U21 vs Spain U21 (0-1).
  •  Tuesday, 16th October: Iceland U21 vs Spain U21 (2-7).