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Knudsen earns third Denmark cap in Chile draw but Bialkowski misses out on Poland action

PUBLISHED: 21:33 27 March 2018 | UPDATED: 21:41 27 March 2018

Jonas Knudsen won his third Denmark cap in a 0-0 draw with Chile. Photo: Steve Waller

Jonas Knudsen won his third Denmark cap in a 0-0 draw with Chile. Photo: Steve Waller

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Ipswich Town defender Jonas Knudsen won his third international cap in Denmark’s 0-0 draw with Chile this evening.

The left back won his two previous Denmark caps before moving to Portman Road in the summer of 2015, but won his first as a Town player during the game in Aalborg.

He played the full 90 minutes against a Chile side including Manchester United’s Alexis Sanchez and Arturo Vidal of Bayern Munich, playing his part in keeping a clean sheet.

Knudsen was an unused substitute in Denmark’s 1-0 victory over Panama on Friday night but was able to push his case for a place in his country’s squad for the World Cup in Russia this summer.

Bartosz Bialkowski made his Poland debut in a 1-0 defeat by Nigeria on Friday, but was not involved as his country let a two-goal lead slip before ultimately finding a last gasp winner to beat South Korea 3-2.

Elsewhere, Flynn Downes was not involved as a much-changed England U19s side were beaten 2-0 by Macedonia, having already won their group and secured their place at this summer’s European Championships.

Kevin Bru, who is set to depart the Blues this summer, captained Mauritius to a 2-0 victory over Mongolia.

Ipswich Town goalkeeper Bartosz Bialkowski discussed being left out of the team by former boss Paul Hurst, new coach Jimmy Walker and Lambert’s positive impact when he spoke to the media this afternoon.

Ipswich Town manager Paul Lambert has told owner Marcus Evans that he believes defender Jonas Knudsen is worthy of a new contract.

Ipswich Town manager Paul Lambert spoke to the media this afternoon ahead of the Friday night clash with West Bromwich Albion, and discussed the importance of the club’s fans creating a rocking Portman Road atmosphere as they try to escape the drop zone.

Mick McCarthy is the early favourite for vacant Republic of Ireland job following the departure of both Martin O’Neill and assistant Roy Keane.

In our daily feature, we take a look at what happened on this day in Ipswich Town’s history. Today we look back to David Gregory scoring a hat-trick as Town progressed to the next round of the League Cup.

Ipswich Town boss Paul Lambert is impressed with what he’s seen of the Blues’ academy during his early weeks of his reign.

Titus Bramble says Ipswich Town duo Andre Dozzell and Flynn Downes were stand-out performers at the recent England Under-20 camp.

Mark Heath, Andy Warren and Stuart Watson are back with another episode of the Kings of Anglia podcast.

Trevoh Chalobah was proud to captain England Under 20s in their 2-0 victory over Germany at Colchester on Monday night but has already turned his attention to Ipswich Town’s Friday clash with West Brom.

Ipswich Town left-back Jonas Knudsen says he is ready to talk to other clubs in January.

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