Brief international football — read Arsenal — update:
- Santi Cazorla scored a goal in a 5-0 Spain win over Saudi Arabia.
- Theo Walcott and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain each had an assist in England’s 5-0 victory over Moldova.
- Abou Diaby scored the lone goal for France in a 1-0 triumph over Finland.
- Thomas Vermaelen, Per Mertesacker and Johan Djourou played rock solid defense as Belgium, Germany and Switzerland — respectively — posted clean sheet wins in World Cup 2014 qualifying.