Italy and Germany fought out a goalless draw, while France also drew a blank with Ivory Coast in friendlies on Tuesday night.
Less than 5,000 people turned up to watch a game between the next two World Cup hosts, Qatar and Russia, on Thursday night.
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Former Legia Warsaw manager Stanislav Cherchesov has been appointed as the new head coach of Russia.
WADA has called on FIFA to investigate Russia's sports minister Vitaly Mutko over drug failures in football.
Russia head coach Leonid Slutsky has resigned following his side's poor performance at Euro 2016.