England and Denmark are on their way to the 2022 World Cup in Qatar. The Three Lions won 5:0 (2:0) in Andorra on Saturday night, Denmark was hurt in the Republic of Moldova at 4:0 (4:0). Meanwhile, Sweden and Switzerland set the course for the play-off matches, and Poland and Austria also resolved their obligatory tasks.
Ben Chilwell (17), Bukayo Saka (40), Tammy Abraham (59), James Ward-Prowse (79) and Jack Grealish (86) leave no doubt that European finalists England will advance to the final round. In Qatar winter 2022. Former Dortmund prepared Jadon Sancho two goals.
The 1966 world champion dominated Group A in the qualifiers with 19 points from seven matches, ahead of Albania (15 points) who won 1-0 (0-0) in Hungary. Poland (14) with world footballer Robert Lewandowski followed in third place after 5-0 (2-0) against San Marino.
Denmark has the perfect record in Group F with 21 points from seven matches and 26-0 goals. The semi-finalists of the European Championship have already secured the play-offs, Scotland trailed by seven points with three days to go, and Israel and Austria eleven.
The Scots defeated the Israelis with 3:2 (1:2), and Scott McTominay (90 + 4) brought Glasgow Hampden Park to shake up of late. Austria won with two goals from RB Leipzig Konrad Laimer and Bayern Munich’s Marcel Sabitzer after two defeats 2-0 (1-0) in the Faroe Islands and maintained contact.
Switzerland is taking a big step
Switzerland has taken a big step towards the play-offs. The Swiss team beat the third-placed team in Northern Ireland 2-0 (1-0) and increased their lead to six points. Northern Ireland was already outnumbered in the first half because Lewis held the ball so long during a throw-in. The referee interpreted the procedure as a delay in the match and showed the defender a yellow and red card.
At the top of Group C, Italy remains the European champion (14), which, however, has one more game than Switzerland (11).
Sweden wins after Isaac’s dream goal
Sweden in Group B beat Kosovo 3-0 (1-0) and secured second place in the table. Emil Forsberg (29) brought home the hosts with a hand-kick on Siegerstrasse, Dortmund ex-Alexander Isak (62) and Mainz Robin Quayson (79) increased in the second half. Thanks to Greece’s 2-0 (0-0) win against Georgia with national coach Willy Sagnol, the Swede is still third with three points.
Meanwhile, Serbia climbed to the top of the Group A table. In Luxembourg, the team scored with Filip Kostik of Frankfurt 1-0 (0-0) to beat Portugal (13) with 14 points, however, they still have one match left.
World Cup Qualifiers: Today’s Results
|15:00||Kazakhstan||Bosnia and Herzegovina||0: 2|
|6 pm||Azerbaijan||Ireland||0: 3|
|6 pm||Sweden||Kosovo||3: 0|
|6 pm||Georgia||Greece||0: 2|
|6 pm||Finland||Ukraine||1: 2|
|6 pm||Scotland||Israel||3: 2|
|8.45 pm||Luxembourg||Serbia||0: 1|
|8.45 pm||Switzerland||northern Ireland||2: 0|
|8.45 pm||Faroe Islands||Austria||0: 2|
|8.45 pm||Republic of Moldova||Denmark||0: 4|
|8.45 pm||Poland||San Marino||5: 0|
|8.45 pm||Hungary||Albania||0: 1|
|8.45 pm||Andorra||England||0: 5|
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