Friendly Watch! Oh, you don't care?

Who really cares about international friendlys, apart from formation-tweaking coaches? The players certainly don't – would Steven Gerrard want to miss another World Cup because of an injury picked up in a friendly? Of course not. But for the record, Mexico downed Paraguay 2-1 yesterday, while Japan beat Ecuador 1-0. This tells us less than zero about any of these team's chances in Germany.

 
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