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Belgium places itself as the first European country through qualification for world cup

Belgium places itself as the first European country through qualification for world cup

Belgium is the first European country through the qualifications posted for the world CHAMPIONSHIPS in Russia. The ‘Red Devils’ insured themselves of first place in group H by with 1-2 of Greece to win.

Also Russia is a European country, certainly from the world cup of 2018, but did as the host country no qualifications to play. All the group winners in the European zone will earn a direct ticket to the finals, the eight best songs two play play-offs for the four remaining places.

The Belgians come in at 22 points and with two matches to play no more overtaken by Greece and Bosnia-Herzegovina. Bosnia came through the victory over Gibraltar (0-4) on the fourteen points, Greece has thirteen points.

It was not Belgium but in Greece that in the first half, most of the claims made on a lead. The Greeks, who needed to win to have a chance at direct qualification, saw a shot from Anastasios Donis barely be turned away by the Belgium goalkeeper, Thibaut Courtois, and an icicle of Kostas Stafylidis ended up on the pole.

Jan Vertonghen brought the Belgians in the 70th minute with a shot distance still ahead. Three minutes later, tapped Zeca the equalizer behind goalkeeper Courtois. A minute later, recovered Romelu Lukaku with a header on the edge and made final for the Belgian participation to the world cup.

Luxembourg stunt against France, Sweden pulls off

Luxembourg stuntte with a 0-0 draw at France.
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Disappointment at Antoine Griezmann.
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Sweden won earlier in the evening with 0-4 in belarus.
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Emil Forsberg opened the score for the Scandinavians.
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Christoffer Nyman took advantage of geschutter in the belarus defence.
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Belgium qualified for the world cup.
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Romelu Lukaku made the decisive 1-2 against Greece.
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Bosnia-Herzegovina

Bosnia-Herzegovina won as expected at laagvlieger Gibraltar and took the second place in the group from Greece. Edin champions ‘ manager insists to put the visitors in the 35th minute on the edge. Kenan Kodro made after rest the 0-2. In the final phase were the Bosnians further by Senad Lulic and again champions ‘ manager insists.

Cyprus did bad things with the eye on a ticket for the play-offs. Deep into injury time, the away game against Estonia with 1-0 lost by a goal by Mattias Kait. Cyprus state, with ten points of fourth in the rankings, Estonia is eight points to the number five.

Switzerland

In group B, earned Switzerland the eighth victory in a row. The team of coach Vladimir Petkovic defeated Latvia in Riga with 0-3. Portugal picked up in Hungary three points (0-1) and waiting with smart on the first transgression of the leader, who still has three points more than the closest attacker.

In the game between Latvia and Switzerland in Riga opened Haris Seferovic on behalf of the visitors the score. His team-mate Blerim Dzemaili missed after a half an hour a penalty kick. He was later the 0-2, Ricardo Rodriguez lifted after the state to 0-3.

Hungary went against European champion, Portugal with ten man down. Arbitrator Danny Makkelie sent Tamas Priskin of the field because of the handing out of an elbow on Pepe. Shortly after the rest opened André Silva to score for Portugal, that lead is no longer in danger did come.

Portugal and Switzerland meet on 10 October in Lisbon in the last round. That game will be played in Lisbon.

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