The 2022 World Cup qualifiers in Qatar kicked off on Wednesday France-Ukraine draw at Stade de France (1-1). This Thursday evening, several behemoths of European football played their first match, and they all won, or almost. Come back this evening.
Germany, Italy and England without trembling
Many of the big teams competing this Thursday evening did not go into detail. The same is true of England. Private of Marcus RashfordThe Three Lions beat San Marino (5-0), with Ward-Plos (14 ‘), Calvert-Levine (21’, 53 ‘), Sterling (31’) and Watkins (83 ‘) scoring.
Gareth Southgate was able to quickly turn his team around in this match against a relatively weak opposition. The English lead their group.
On its part, Italy, For the 100th Leonardo Bonucci, Thanks to goals from Berardi (14 ‘) and the immobile (39’) in the first half. Enough to return the case.
Zero Immobile scored Italy’s second goal. © AFP
Germany had a similar evening, but returned seven minutes later with goals from Goretzka (3 ‘) and Howertz (7’). Gundogan completed the aggregation in the second period (56 ‘) with a 3-0 victory over Iceland.
Spain hooked Greece
The surprise of the evening came from Spain, who hooked Greece home (1-1). Morata’s opener (33 ‘) was joined by Bacasetas (57’) on penalties. Note that Sergio Ramos was replaced at half-time.
In the same group, Sweden returned to the helm of Slaton Ibrahimovic, beating Georgia (1-0 from Klaassen) to lead the group. Ibra collected a yellow card after playing 84 minutes.
On his return to Sweden, Ibrahimovic played 84 minutes. © AFP
Two crazy matches!
Both curves and evenings are animated! Romania beat North Macedonia (3-2). The Romanian selection, leading 2-0, quickly outscored their opponents (82 ‘, 83’). Ultimately, it was Hogi who gave his team the victory (85 ‘).
Finally, Hungary and Poland drew (3-3)! The inevitable Robert Lewandowski equalized in the 82nd minute, with his team 2-0, 3-2.
Robert Lewandowski helped Poland to level the score. © REUTERS
Group J: Germany – Iceland 3-0; Romania – North Macedonia 3-2; Liechtenstein – Armenia 0-1.
Group B: Spain – Greece 1-1; Sweden – Georgia 1-0.
Group C: Bulgaria – Switzerland 1-3; Italy – Northern Ireland 2-0.
Group F: Israel – Denmark 0-2; Moldova – Faroe Islands 1-1; Scotland – Austria 2-2.
Group I: Hungary – Poland 3-3; Andorra – Albania 0-1; England – San Marino 5-0.