A lot closer to home, Marouane Fellaini and Shinji Kagawa could face each other when Belgium meet Japan in Brussels. The Japanese, who booked passage to Brazil last summer, play the Netherlands in Genk first, but Robin van Persie will not be there, having withdrawn from the Dutch squad through injury. Fellaini and the highly-rated Belgians, already touted by many as dark horses for the World Cup, lost 2-0 to Colombia on Thursday.
Jonny Evans could return for Northern Ireland for the first time since being sent off against Azerbaijan in a qualifier when Michael O'Neill’s side travel to Adana for a friendly away to Turkey.
Striker Angelo Henriquez, on loan at Real Zaragoza, was not included in Chile's squad for their friendlies against England at Wembley and Brazil in Miami.
Michael Keane and Wilfried Zaha played the full game in England Under-21s' 3-0 win over Finland on Thursday night, with Keane scoring the opening goal. Substitute Jesse Lingard started the move that led to England's final goal and West Brom striker Saido Berahino's second of the night. Nick Powell, on loan at Wigan Athletic, is also in the squad for the Euro 2015 qualifier against San Marino.