International round-up: Charlton striker hits back of the net as Northern Ireland lose but Palace duo both feature in victories

Charlton Athletic striker Conor Washington’s first-half strike wasn’t enough as Northern Ireland fell to a 2-1 defeat against Bulgaria.

Washington’s 35th minute goal had given his country the lead, before two second-half goals turned the game on its head.

Millwall centre-back Daniel Ballard played 82 minutes before being substituted for Niall McGinn. Lions midfielder George Saville didn’t feature in the squad.

Former Millwall transfer target Kieffer Moore scored Wales’s winner on Monday evening against Estonia, whilst Addicks right-back Chris Gunter came on in the 83rd minute.

Harry Arter, who signed for Charlton late in the transfer window, came on in the 88th minute for Republic of Ireland as they thrashed Qatar 4-0.

Crystal Palace defender Joachim Andersen was an unused substitute for Denmark’s 1-0 victory against Austria, while Jordan Ayew featured for Ghana as they beat Zimbabwe 1-0.

Cheikhou Kouyate played the full 90 minutes as Senegal beat Namibia 3-1 in their World Cup qualifying game.

New Zealand beat Bahrain 1-0 away from home, but AFC Wimbledon keeper Nik Tzanev didn’t feature in the squad.




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