West Ham had six senior players that were called up by their country in the international break.

Aside from Fabian Balbuena, who was part of Paraguay’s training camp, we look at the other Hammers in action during the international break.

Marko Arnautovic

Arnautovic scored the only goal in Austria’s 1-0 win over Northern Ireland. (Photo by JOE KLAMAR/AFP/Getty Images)

Arnautovic played a central role for his country. Representing and captaining Austria, the 29-year-old scored the only goal in a 1-0 win over Northern Ireland.

The West Ham star directed his celebrations at Leicester City defender Jonny Evans and his critics.

But West Ham had already agreed that Arnie returned to East London after the UEFA Nations League game.

Rather than risk his knee injury in a friendly, Arnautovic has been preparing for Tottenham’s visit.

Robert Snodgrass

Snodgrass was called up by Scotland and was supposed to play a key role for them in the UEFA Nations League.

But the 31-year-old was forced to withdraw from the squad before their game against Israel.

He had picked up a minor ankle knock but should be back for the Spurs game.

Arthur Masuaku

Masuaku made his debut for DR Congo as they lost a vital qualifier against Zimbabwe.

The West Ham left-back played 80 minutes on debut. But he also picked up an ankle injury.

The 24-year-old has since returned to West Ham, where he will be assessed ahead of the Spurs match.


Lukasz Fabianski

Fabianski conceded three goals against Portugal. (Photo by Erwin Spek/Soccrates/Getty Images)

Fabianski played the full 90 minutes of Poland’s UEFA Nations League clash with Portugal.

But unfortunately, the Hammers stopper shipped three goals as Portugal won 3-2 without Cristiano Ronaldo.

The 33-year-old was dropped for the next game and replaced by Wojciech Szczesny.

Andriy Yarmolenko

Yarmolenko was an unused substitute in the friendly against Italy, but returned to the starting line-up for their UEFA Nations League game.

Ukraine beat Czech Republic 1-0 and subsequently won promotion to League A.

West Ham winger Yarmolenko played the full 90 minutes and earned his 80th cap in the process.

Youth players

West Ham had a handful of youngsters in action during the break.

Nathan Trott played for England under-20s and nearly kept a clean sheet against the Czech Republic, but for a controversial goal to be given.

Conor Coventry had a week to remember with Republic of Ireland’s under-19 outfit. He helped his side to three wins in three games, including an impressive victory over Netherlands.

Ajibola Alese was in action for England under-18s, playing the first 60 minutes in a 4-0 win over Sweden.

American youngster Peter Stroud played three games for USA under-17s.

Goalkeepers Joseph Anang and Serine Sanneh were unused substitutes for England under-19 and under-17 respectively.

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