While European teams were preparing for the delayed Euro 2020 competition, World Cup qualifiers continued across the globe.
In South America, with Cope America on the horizon, Peru were beaten 3-0 at home to Colombia, but bounces back 5 days later with a stunning 2-1 victory in Ecuador while Bolivia enjoyed a 3-1 home win over Venezuela with a double from Marcelo Moreno and Chile drew 1-1 in Argentina.
Mongolia shocked Kyrgyzstan 1-0 in Japan while Sardar Azmoun netted a double for Iran who picked up a vital 3-0 win away to Bahrain and Tamer Seyam converted 2 penalties as Palestine swept Singapore aside 4-0 in Saudi Arabia. Afghanistan drew 1-1 with Bangladesh in Qater and there was a 2-2 draw between Indonesia and Thailand in Dubai while Turkmenistan scored a last-minute winner against 10-man Lebanon to win 3-2 in South Korea.
In the Caribbeans, Bermuda, who were battered 6-0 by Suriname with Nigel Hasselbaink scoring a hat-trick and Sheraldo Becker a brace, could only draw 1-1 with Cayman Islands in America while Guyana suffered a 3-0 loss at St Kitts & Nevis, for whom Keithroy Freeman scored twice, and lost 2-0 to Puerto Rico 4 days later at the same venue. Montserrat stunned their Grenadian hosts 2-1 with a late double from Lyle Taylor while Trinidad & Tobago were held to a goalless draw in the Bahamas.