Germany‘s friendly against Argentina at the Signal Iduna Park on Wednesday evening kicks off the latest international break in style.
There is plenty at stake over the next fortnight with teams on the brink of qualifying for the European Championships in 2020, while some nations hit the road for some eagerly-anticipated friendlies.
Here, Sportsmail has taken a look at 10 things to watch out for during the busy international break…
Germany’s friendly against Argentina kicks off the latest international break in style
NEUER VS TER STEGEN BATTLE CONTINUES
German goalkeeping rivals, Manuel Neuer and Marc-Andre ter Stegen, have exchanged a petty war of words in recent times and their battle will continue over the next fortnight.
Ter Stegen has become frustrated with his lack of playing time with Germany, while Neuer hit back by claiming the Barcelona goalkeeper should solely focus on the national team.
And now Joachim Low is set to split the playing time between the two this time round, with Ter Stegen set to play against Argentina in Dortmund on Wednesday and Neuer away at Estonia on Sunday evening.
Manuel Neuer and Marc-Andre ter Stegen will continue their battle over international break
CHELSEA DUO LOOKING TO SHINE FOR ENGLAND
It has been a whirlwind start to the season for young Chelsea duo Tammy Abraham and Fikayo Tomori, who have been rewarded thanks to their fine form with senior England call-ups.
And the pair are hoping to get the chance to shine for the Three Lions when Gareth Southgate’s side take on the Czech Republic on Friday before facing Bulgaria just three days later.
Abraham will be desperate to strut his stuff up top alongside Harry Kane after scoring nine goals already in just 11 games in all competitions for Chelsea, while Tomori – who earned his first senior call-up – will be eyeing a spot in defence after proving his worth at the back for the Blues.
Fikayo Tomori and Tammy Abraham will be hoping for a chance with England this fortnight
ENGLAND TO QUALIFY IN STYLE?
The Three Lions have the chance to claim their spot already at the European Championships next summer with victory away against the Czech Republic at the Eden Arena.
It has been an impressive campaign for Southgate’s men so far, who have picked up maximum points from their first four matches, scoring a hugely impressive 19 goals along the way.
And Southgate will be desperate for his England side to make another statement this fortnight, starting on Friday as they look to begin preparations for the 2020 Euros.
Gareth Southgate’s side can book their place at the Euros if they beat the Czech Republic
VAN DIJK TO DENT NORTHERN IRELAND’S EURO HOPES?
It has been an impressive start to Northern Ireland’s qualifying campaign – sitting second in Group C, which consists of the likes of Germany and Holland, on 12 points from five fixtures.
However, their campaign took a hit last time out as they lost to Germany but another stumble could be on the way when…