The president of the Bulgarian Football Union has expressed indignation over comments made by England's Gareth Southgate.
Jose Mourinho has said Cristiano Ronaldo's mental and physical form is worthy of a case study.
Here we take a look at who is in pole position, and who might make a late run, as Euro 2020 qualifying edges to a close.
Jadon Sancho and Raheem Sterling starred as England beat Kosovo 5-3, but while the attack thrived, Gareth Southgate will have concerns defensively.
France forward Kingsley Coman scored his third goal in two matches as he inspired the hosts to a 3-0 win against Andorra.
Portugal captain Cristiano Ronaldo took his international tally to 93 goals when he scored four times against Lithuania in a 5-1 win.
England maintained their perfect start to UEFA European Championship qualifying with a 5-3 win over a resilient Kosovo side at St Mary's on Tuesday.
Poland were held to a 0-0 draw in a top-of-the-table clash with Austria in their Euro 2020 qualifier on Monday as their lead in Group G was cut.