I looked in vain for a television channel available to me for the France vs Ukraine match. Since France is my country-in-law, I wanted them to win and was delighted that they did, even if it did reportedly take one goal that was clearly offside and another that was an own goal.
I looked in anguish occasionally at England stuttering and stumbling to another friendly defeat.
And I shared Seb Larsson’s disappointment at missing a decent chance only for Ronaldo to shoot upfield a few minutes later and score the first of a breathtaking hat-trick. Don’t like him but cannot quarrel with his class.
If you watched any of these games – or another of tonight’s internationals – and want to have your say, here’s as good a place as any to do so …