European qualifiers: North Macedonia surprises Germany, wins for England, France, Italy and Spain | European qualifiers

 European qualifiers: North Macedonia surprises Germany, wins for England, France, Italy and Spain |  European qualifiers

North Macedonia took a surprise victory over Germany on the last night of the first week of the European qualifiers. Elsewhere there have been victories for people like England, France, Italy and Spain.
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All Wednesday results

England left late to beat PolandThe FA via Getty Images

Group B: Greece 1-1 Georgia, Spain 3-1 Kosovo
Group C: Lithuania 0-2 Italy, Northern Ireland 0-0 Bulgaria
Group D: Bosnia and Herzegovina 0-1 France, Ukraine 1-1 Kazakhstan
Group F: Austria 0-4 Denmark, Moldova 1-4 Israel, Scotland 4-0 Faroe Islands
Group I: Andorra 1-4 Hungary, England 2-1 Poland, San Marino 0-2 Albania
Group J: Armenia 3-2 Romania, Germany 1-2 North Macedonia, Liechtenstein 1-4 Iceland

Germany 1-2 North Macedonia

North Macedonia have achieved one of the qualifying results so far to level on points with Germany in group J. Goran Pandev pushed the visitors to give a shock lead just before half-time and although İlkay Gündoğan responded from the penalty spot, Eljif Elmas A strike in the 85th minute gave Igor Angelovski’s side a memorable victory.
Next European qualifiers: Liechtenstein vs Germany (02/09), North Macedonia vs Armenia (02/09)

England 2-1 Poland

Harry Kane’s penalty put England in the lead before Jakub Modor managed to equalize in the second half. Harry Maguire then hit the winner with five minutes remaining as Gareth Southgate’s side moved up a five-point lead in Group I.
Next European qualifiers: Hungary vs England (02/09), Poland vs Albania (02/09)

Spain 3-1 Kosovo

Spain were comfortable victors against KosovoGetty Images

Spain has achieved the most convincing performance of its campaign so far to see Kosovo. The hosts looked flawless throughout, with Dani Olmo, Ferran Torres and Gerard Moreno on target.
Next European qualifier: Sweden vs Spain (02/09)

Lithuania 0-2 Italy

Stefano Sensi and Ciro Immobile secured victory for Italy, who could have won more comfortably without a sensational performance from home goalkeeper Tomas Švedkauskas.
Next European qualifier: Italy vs Bulgaria (02/09)

Bosnia and Herzegovina 0-1 France

Antoine Griezmann’s goal was enough to give France an eighth consecutive away win. Anel Ahmedhodžić was denied by a good save from Hugo Lloris in the first half, and Griezmann nodded into Adrien Rabiot’s cross after the break to secure all three points.
Next European qualifier: France vs Bosnia-Herzegovina (01/09)

Austria 0-4 Denmark

It was another good night's work for Denmark

It was another good night’s work for DenmarkGetty Images

Denmark scored four goals in 17 minutes in the second half in Vienna to take control of Group F. Substitute Andreas Olsen scored on either side of goals from Joakim Mæhle and Pierre-Emile Højbjerg.
Next European qualifiers: Moldova vs Austria (01/09), Denmark vs Scotland (01/09)

Ukraine 1-1 Kazakhstan

Roman Yaremchuk put the hosts in the lead early on, but Stas Pokatilov produced a series of saves before Serikzhan Muzhikov managed to equalize just ahead of the hour.
Next European qualifier: Kazakhstan vs Ukraine (01/09)

Scotland 4-0 Faroe Islands

John McGinn struck on either side of half-time to put Scotland on course for a first win of this qualifying campaign, with Che Adams’ first international goal and a third in as many games by Ryan Fraser closing out victory.
Next European qualifier: Denmark vs Scotland (01/09)

Andorra 1-4 Hungary

Hungary was too strong for Andorra

Hungary was too strong for AndorraGetty Images

The visitors lost Zsolt Kalmár to a knee injury in the first half, but the first international goals on either side of the break from Attila Fiola and Kalmár’s substitute Dániel Gazdag, both in the lead, shattered the resistance of Andorra. László Kleinheisler and substitute Loïc Négo added more goals, although Marc Pujol shot in a penalty consolation with practically the last kick of the game.
Next European qualifier: Hungary vs England (02/09)


group A: Azerbaijan 1-2 Serbia, Luxembourg 1-3 Portugal
Group E: Belgium 8-0 Belarus, Wales 1-0 Czech Republic
Group G: Gibraltar 0-7 Netherlands, Montenegro 0-1 Norway, Turkey 3-3 Latvia
Group H: Croatia 3-0 Malta, Cyprus 1-0 Slovenia, Slovakia 2-1 Russia

Luxembourg 1-3 Portugal

Portugal survived a scare at the top of Group A after Cristiano Ronaldo scored his first goal of this qualifying campaign. Luxembourg took the lead thanks to the diving lead from Gerson Rodrigues, but Diogo Jota had the visitors on par just moments before the break. Ronaldo converted six minutes in the second half and substitute João Palhinha scored his first international goal to secure all three points.
Next European qualifier: Portugal vs Republic of Ireland (01/09)

Belgium 8-0 Belarus

Belgium has eight against Belarus

Belgium has eight against BelarusAFP via Getty Images

A changed Belgium overtook Belarus to take control of Group E. Beautiful goals from Michy Batshuayi, Hans Vanaken, Leandro Trossard and Jeremy Doku put the Red Devils up to a 4-0 lead in the interval. Dennis Praet and substitute Christian Benteke then made six before Trossard and Vanaken ended their double late.
Next European qualifier: Estonia vs Belgium (02/09)

Wales 1-0 Czech Republic

Daniel James ‘late header to a Gareth Bale cross gave Wales their first points of this Group E campaign after Connor Roberts’ red card canceled Patrik Schick’s earlier sacking. Equally crucial for the hosts was Joe Rodon’s extra time block on Ondřej Čelůstka.
Next European qualifiers: Belarus vs Wales (05/09), Czech Republic vs Belarus (02/09)

Gibraltar 0-7 Netherlands

Georginio Wijnaldum scores one of Oranje's seven goals

Georginio Wijnaldum scores one of Oranje’s seven goalsANP Sport via Getty Images

The Dutch only broke the deadlock thanks to a neat finish from Steven Berghuis shortly before half-time, but pulled out in the second half thanks to two goals from Memphis Depay and one by Luuk de Jong, Georginio Wijnaldum, Donyell Malen and Donny van de Beek.
Next European qualifier: Norway vs Netherlands (01/09)

Turkey 3-3 Latvia

Turkey’s perfect start to Group G ended with a nice comeback from Latvia. Kenan Karaman’s early strike was completed with a goal from Hakan Çalhanoğlu before Roberts Savaļnieks pulled one out. And while Burak Yılmaz’s penalty made it 3-1, Roberts Uldriķis and Dāvis Ikaunieks earned Latvia their first point of the campaign.
Next European qualifier: Turkey vs Montenegro (01/09)

Croatia 3-0 Malta

Croatia finally destroyed Malta

Croatia finally destroyed MaltaAFP via Getty Images

Ivan Perišić, Luka Modrić and Josip Brekalo were Croatia’s saviors as the trio all scored on the bench to wrap up the three points against a Maltese side who held their ground until the 62nd minute.
Next European qualifier: Russia vs Croatia (01/09)

Slovakia 2-1 Russia

Slovakia claimed their first victory of the campaign thanks to the excellent individual effort of Róbert Mak. The deaf-headed Milan Škriniar had given the hosts a lead in the first half, only for Mário Fernandes to push home with less than 20 minutes to go. The visitors remained at the same level for about three minutes, until the mazy run and the neat finish by Mak spoiled the perfect Group H record of Russia.
Next European qualifiers: Slovenia vs Slovakia, Russia vs Croatia (01/09)


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