Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo giving FIFA a World Cup worry while Branislav Ivanovic has a glimmer of hope at Chelsea - 10 things we learned
The Premier League may be on a two-week break, but there's certainly been no shortage of talking points at international level and further down the football pyramid.
Qualification for the 2018 World Cup in Russia took another step forward, with some teams moving closer to securing their place while other big names look increasingly vulnerable.
Here, Sportsmail's Ralph Ellis shares 10 things he learned from a busy weekend of football.
1. Antonio Conte’s three at the back formation might actually help Branislav Ivanovic rescue his Chelsea career rather than hinder it.
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