Slovakia defender Martin Skrtel should be fit for the World Cup finals despite being taken to hospital with an ankle injury.
France striker Djibril Cisse says his side will be motivated by the desire to silence their critics when they embark upon their 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa campaign on 11 June.
Debutant Mathieu Valbuena lent weight to his World Cup claims with a late winner as France continued their World Cup build-up by battling to a 2-1 victory against Costa Rica.
Honduras coach Reinaldo Rueda has denied that a row over unpaid bonuses could force him to resign less than 75 days before the start of the World Cup finals.
Chile have called off friendlies against Costa Rica and North Korea next week in the wake of the massive earthquake which hit the country in the early hours of Saturday.
Uruguay striker Diego Forlan says he does not want to make any predictions about how far they can go in South Africa.
Uruguay coach Oscar Tabarez dedicated his World Cup qualification to the children of the South American nation after it claimed the last place at the 2010 finals in South Africa.
All 32 World Cup finalists are now decided after play-offs in Europe, Africa and between Uruguay and Costa Rica confirmed the continents' representatives in South Africa.
Melbourne Victory have moved to cover the loss of Billy Celeski by signing Costa Rica international Marvin Angulo on loan.