Sweden’s Viktor Claesson (No 7)celebrates scoring his side’s second goal  with team-mates  during the  World Cup quaifier against Spain at the Friends Arena in Solna. Photograph:  Jonathan Nackstrand/AFP via Getty Images

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Sweden’s Viktor Claesson scores the winning goal against Poland at the Saint Petersburg Stadium. Photograph: Getty Images

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Spain’s head coach Luis Enrique leads his team’s  training session at Ciudad del Futbol in Madrid last Tuesday. Photograph: Pablo Garcia/EPA

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Italy have improved under manager Roberto Mancini. Photograph: Claudio Villa/Getty Images

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Juventus have ended AC Milan’s winning start to the season. Photograph: EPA

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Republic of Ireland manager Stephen Kenny at under-21 training at Tallaght Stadium, Dublin, prior to playing  Sweden. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

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