Catch up with the highlights and reaction after Portugal beat North Macedonia 2-0 and Poland saw off Sweden by the same score in play-off finals on Tuesday to book their places in the 2022 World Cup in Qatar.
Bruno Fernandes fired Portugal to the 2022 World Cup with a brace in a 2-0 victory over Italy’s conquerors North Macedonia on Tuesday, while Robert Lewandowski guided Poland past Sweden.
Either Robert Lewandowski or Zlatan Ibrahimovic will miss out on the chance to play at the 2022 World Cup when Poland and Sweden clash in Tuesday’s play-off.
Russia’s future in the World Cup is teetering on a knife-edge after Fifa’s plan to allow them to play on neutral territory were dismissed as “unacceptable” by rivals, plunging the qualifying process for football’s showpiece event into chaos.
Gareth Southgate’s delight at England’s positive response to their Euro 2020 final heartache outweighed his frustration at conceding a last-gasp equaliser against Poland in Wednesday’s World Cup qualifier. You may also like
England ended their World Cup-qualifying triple-header by conceding a last-gasp equaliser to draw in Poland. You may also like
Captain Harry Kane has insisted England still remain on track for the World Cup despite Poland salvaging a late draw. You may also like
Viktor Claesson struck a stoppage-time winner as Sweden beat Poland 3-2 in St Petersburg to finish top of Group E. You may also like
Spain boss Luis Enrique admitted his side failed to make the most of a “crucial moment” after seeing a second-half penalty miss prove costly as Poland fought back to draw 1-1 in Seville. You may also like
Spain will need to get a result in their final Group E game after a Robert Lewandowski equaliser ensured that Poland got the share of the spoils in a 1-1 draw in the Euro 2020 clash in Seville on Saturday night. You may also like