England happy with Japanese gifts
England 2 Japan 1 Graz Austria 30 May 2010
In other weekend matches in Austria, Spain scored in stoppage time to beat Saudi Arabia 3-2 and New Zealand shocked Serbia with a single goal with South Korea suffering a similar fate against Belarus while Cameroon drew 1-1 with Slovakia.
Paraguay came from 2 down to draw with Erikson's Ivory Coast in France while the French were drawing 1-1 away to Tunisia. Germany triumphed 3-0 against Hungary in the Ferenc Puskas stadium while Mexico hammered Gambia 5-1 in Germany. The USA trailed to the visiting Turks but ran out 2-1 winners and Colombia drew 1-1 with Nigeria in London.
Chile who made history by playing 2 matches on the same day beat Northern Ireland 1-0 before picking up a 3-0 win against Israel.
A report on matches played in june before the start of the 2010 World Cup can be found at Ziaian football reports under the title "warming up for the World Cup".