Cameroon take a break from their Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers when they square off against Uzbekistan at the Goyang Stadium in a friendly clash on Friday.
The Turanians, on the other hand, head into the weekend on a run of six consecutive victories across all competitions and will be looking to march on in the same vein.
In the final international break before the 2022 World Cup, South Korea will welcome Costa Rica to the Deokyang Eoulim Nuri Stadium for their latest fixture.
Both teams have the chance to create some momentum, while each manager could also use this fixture as a chance to get a look at a variety of squad members ahead of the upcoming tournament.
South Korea should take advantage of the fact they are playing at home though, and their attacking qualities will likely be enough to see them through in this one.
We are less than two months away from the start of the World Cup, as Japan and the USA square off at Merkur Spiel-Arena in Dusseldorf on Friday.
It will only be the third time that these nations meet in an international encounter, with the Yanks winning the previous friendly 3-2 in 2006, while the Samurai Blue took home the first fixture 3-1 at the 1993 Kirin Cup.
There is quality and creativity on both sides, and they each have plenty of experience with top European clubs, but we expect defensively that each team will be able to keep the scoring chances to a minimum.
Both looking to ramp up their preparations for the upcoming World Cup in Qatar, Iran and Uruguay will do battle in an International Friendly in Austria on Friday.
The two nations each did enough to progress to the global competition without going through an Inter-Confederation playoff and will aim to build further momentum ahead of the beginning of the group stage in two months.
Paraguay and United Arab Emirates will meet for an International Friendly in Austria on Friday.
Both nations fell short of reaching the upcoming World Cup, with Paraguay finishing ninth in the South American Qualifying group and their opponents losing to Australia in a knockout tie.
Qatar and Canada will meet for the first time on Friday at Generali Arena in Austria in a pre-tournament friendly ahead of the World Cup in November.
The Maroon come into this encounter unbeaten in seven successive matches in all competitions, while the Canucks have dropped two of their previous three fixtures.
Both know how to buckle down and hold a lead, but we are giving the Canadians an edge because they have more proven attacking talent who have performed consistently well both internationally and in some of the most competitive leagues in Europe.
With the 2022 World Cup right around the corner, both Saudi Arabia and Ecuador will have the chance to build some momentum before Qatar when they compete on Friday at Estadio Nueva Condomina.
The two teams come into the match in contrasting form, with the hosts looking to get back to winning ways, while the visitors are pushing for a continuation of their recent results.
However, the fact that Ecuador have been able to make up for that with great defensive performances, they should be able to take a victory here in what will likely be a close game.
Egypt and Niger take a break from their 2023 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers when they lock horns at the Borg El Arab Stadium in a thrilling friendly on Friday.
Jean-Michel Cavalli’s side head into the weekend fresh off the back of ending a run of six consecutive games without a win and will be looking to keep the juggernaut rolling.
Brazil take on Ghana in an international friendly on Friday.
The match will be played at Stade Oceane in Le Havre, France, helping reduce travel time for the majority of both nations’ European-based players.
Despite leaving Jesus at home, Tite has a scary array of attacking quality to select from while generally keeping his side well-stocked in terms of numbers behind the ball.
On the back of a winning start to Africa Cup of Nations Qualifying and with the World Cup looming, Morocco will aim to continue building momentum when they take on Chile in an International Friendly in Spain on Friday.
The Atlas Lions have seen a pair of qualifying games against Zimbabwe postponed, meaning their two upcoming friendlies are their last scheduled outings before travelling to Qatar in November.
Argentina take on Honduras in an international friendly at Hard Rock Stadium in Florida, USA, on Friday evening local time.
The match will provide crucial preparation for the South American side ahead of the forthcoming winter World Cup in Qatar.
La Albiceleste are a more solid unit under Scaloni, and Messi will want to continue his supreme form for Paris Saint-Germain into his nation’s upcoming friendlies.