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Olsson opens Sweden account

Round-up of how Albion's internationals fared

JONAS Olsson scored his first international goal on a night of friendlies that saw seven Albion players in action.

The Baggies vice-skipper played the full 90 minutes and headed home in the 17th minute to make it 1-1 before losing 3-2 to an Argentina team containing four-times World Player of the Year Lionel Messi.

Romelu Lukaku came on as a half-time substitute for Christian Benteke in Belgium’s 2-1 win over Slovakia.

Shane Long played 62 minutes for the Republic of Ireland and his Artur Boruc's save from his shot set up Ciaran Clark's opener in a 2-0 win over Poland in Dublin.

James Morrison featured as a 62nd-minute substitute for Scotland as they beat Estonia 1-0 in Gordon Strachan’s first game in charge at Aberdeen's Pettodrie stadium.

Gareth McAuley and Chris Brunt both played the full game as Northern Ireland fought out a goalless draw with Malta.

Boaz Myhill got 90 minutes under his belt for Wales as they beat Austria 2-1 at Swansea’s Liberty Stadium.