Internationals: Havertz, Werner and Batshuayi on target, Gallagher assist on full debut

Three Chelsea players all found the back of the net for their countries in tonight’s international friendlies, while a young Blue continued to impress at this level on his first start for England…

Kai Havertz and Timo Werner started in a front two and fired Germany to a 2-0 friendly win over Israel, their eighth win in a row to maintain a 100 per cent record under manager Hansi Flick. Antonio Rudiger was an unused substitute.

Havertz has been in fine scoring form for Chelsea recently and had already been denied twice by the goalkeeper when he headed Germany into the lead from a corner after 36 minutes. Werner joined him on the scoresheet with a left-footed near-post finish shortly before half-time.

That made it six goals in his last six international appearances for Timo. The Blues duo were taken off before a chaotic ending saw both teams miss injury-time penalties.

Conor Gallagher made his full international debut alongside Mason Mount in England’s starting line-up as they came from behind to beat Switzerland 2-1 at Wembley. Former Chelsea defender Marc Guehi was also one of three players making their first appearance for England.

It was the Swiss who seemed to have the advantage in the first half, taking the lead through Breel Embolo, but Gallagher set up an equaliser for the Three Lions on the stroke of half-time to continue his impressive start to life on the international stage, as he earned his second cap on his first start.

When a risky clearance was blocked, the midfielder picked up the ball and slid a pass into the path of Luke Shaw, who finished confidently. Gallagher and Mount were both withdrawn from the friendly just after the hour mark, before a Harry Kane penalty gave England the victory

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