Match Reports

Magnificent seven report for countries

Key men from Wigan win on international duty

SEVEN of Albion’s starting XI from Saturday’s 2-1 win at Wigan are involved with their countries in midweek international duty.

Chris Brunt and Gareth McAuley are with Northern Ireland as they prepare to entertain Azerbaijan in a World Cup qualifier on Wednesday.

Jonas Olsson is in the Sweden squad as they host England in a friendly to mark the opening of their new national stadium on the same night.

Shane Long has joined up with the Republic of Ireland for their friendly against Greece in Dublin, while Romelu Lukaku is with Belgium for their friendly against Romania in Bucharest.

Youssouf Mulumbu is set to report for DR Congo for their friendly with Burkina Faso in El Jadida - but is a doubt due to a tight left hamstring.

Boaz Myhill is with Wales for a training camp.

Second-half substitute at the DW Stadium, Peter Odemwingie, has joined up with Nigeria for their friendly with Venezuela – the first non-baseball sports event to be staged at the Marlins Park in Miami.

James Morrison has withdrawn from the Scotland squad for their friendly against Luxembourg due to a groin injury.

He played 68 minutes against the Latics after missing the Southampton game five days earlier.

Gonzalo Jara Reyes has joined up with Chile for their friendly with Serbia in St Gall.