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Analysis – Four things learned from the international games so far

Netherlands v Germany - UEFA EURO 2020 Qualifier
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The kids are alright

England v Czech Republic - UEFA EURO 2020 Qualifier
LONDON, ENGLAND – MARCH 22: Jadon Sancho of England during the 2020 UEFA European Championships Group A qualifying match between England and Czech Republic at Wembley Stadium on March 22, 2019 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)

International football is usually the domain of established stars, but this international break has turned that on its head.

International bosses the world over have turned to the youngsters to drive their teams forward.

England benefitted from Jadon Sancho’s exuberance, Luka Jovic was a star for Serbia while Germany defeated the Netherlands thanks to Leroy Sane and Serge Gnabry.

Italy, meanwhile, benefitted from Moise Kean’s excellence and Lucas Paqueta made a flying start to his Brazil career. It seems the current crop of talented youngsters all have bright futures ahead of them.