Liverpool international watch: Mané sends Senegal to the World Cup

PARIS, FRANCE - MARCH 27: Sadio Mane of Senegal holds off Simon Deli and Eric Bailly of the Ivory Coast during the International Friendly match between the Ivory Coast and Senegal at the Stade Charlety on March 27, 2017 in Paris, France. (Photo by Dan Mullan/Getty Images)
PARIS, FRANCE - MARCH 27: Sadio Mane of Senegal holds off Simon Deli and Eric Bailly of the Ivory Coast during the International Friendly match between the Ivory Coast and Senegal at the Stade Charlety on March 27, 2017 in Paris, France. (Photo by Dan Mullan/Getty Images) /
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Here is a comprehensive breakdown of what happened with Liverpool players on international duty on November 10:

Mané impresses for Senegal

After having returned from injury against West Ham, Sadio Mané completed the entire 90 minutes for Senegal in a 2-0 win over South Africa. Mané assisted the Lions’ first goal.

With their win, Senegal guaranteed a spot in the World Cup for the first time since 2002.

Mané played the entire game without any complications. The 25-year-old forward was accompanied to international duty by Liverpool physio Scott McAuley to ensure that he’ll be at full fitness when he returns to Merseyside.

England vs. Germany

Joe Gomez made his senior England debut against Germany, coming on in the 25th minute to replace an injured Phil Jones. Gomez picked up a yellow card right before half time, but otherwise gained plaudits for his performance. The 20-year-old played in a back three and, with the World Cup coming up, he should have a chance to go to Russia if he continues to play well.

Jordan Henderson was originally included in the England squad for this game, but pulled out due to injury. Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Daniel Sturridge missed out completely on the squad.

On the other hand, Emre Can turned out for Germany, substituting Julian Draxler in the second half. The game ended 0-0.

Rest for the Reds

Phil Coutinho and Roberto Firmino were rested in Brazil’s 3-1 win over Japan.

Meanwhile, Simon Mignolet was also on the bench for Belgium’s clash against Mexico. Divock Origi, on loan at Wolfsburg for the season, also started as a substitute. Origi came on in the 88th minute, but didn’t do anything of note in the 3-3 draw.

Liverpool youngsters

For Liverpool’s up-and-comers, Dominic Solanke was the pick of the bunch. The 20-year-old striker started for England U21s, netting the first goal in their win over Ukraine U21s. Solanke played the 90 and there are rumors that senior manager Gareth Southgate is set to call him up for England’s game against Brazil.

Trent Alexander-Arnold was also in the England U21 squad, but he stayed on the bench for the entire game. Everton’s Jonjoe Kenny was preferred at right back.

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Ben Woodburn came on as a substitute in the 63rd for Wales. Woodburn came on to try to come back from a 1-0 deficit, but Wales still lost to France 2-0. Marko Grujic was also kept on the bench for Serbia’s 2-0 win over China.