After the wins on Thursday for Brazil, with Adriano in the starting line-up, and the Spanish Under 21 team with six Barcelona players in Luis Milla's squad, there are more internationals on Friday with Barça involvement. Argentina with Messi and Mascherano, Chile with Alexis, Mali with Keita, and France with Abidal are all in action.

World Cup 2014 qualifying matches

Messi and Mascherano are both likely to start Argentina's game, which kicks off at 21.00 against Bolivia. The venue is the Monumental in Buenos Aires, and is part of the third round of qualifying matches for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil.

Argentina v Bolivia: Friday 11 November at 21.00 (Esport3).

Meanwhile, and after recovering from the injury that had him sidelined for the best part of two months, Alexis Sánchez is back with his national side. Chile face Copa America champions Uruguay at 23.00 in the Centenario, Montevideo and is also a World Cup qualifier.

Uruguay – Chile: Friday 11 November, at 23.00 (Esport3).

Friendlies for Mali and France

Mali, who have qualified for the final stages of the African Nations Cup in January and February, have a friendly tonight against Burkina Faso in Paris. Seydou Keita's squad have one match this week, which kicks off at 17.00.

Mali v Burkina Faso: Friday 11 November at 17.00.

Finally, Éric Abidal also has an international tonight. At 21.00, France take on the United States at the Stade de France.

France v United States: Friday 11 November at 21.00.

England v Spain, Saturday

There are eight Barça players in the Spain squad for the two friendly matches this week, The first  challenge for Vicente del Bosque's side is England at Wembley on Saturday at 18.15.

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