France – Finland 2: 0 (1: 0)
After two disappointing draws, Antoine Griezmann brought back the world champions against Finland. With a brace (25, 53), the striker led the first Finnish defeat in this qualifying round. The French are still comfortable with 12 points from six games.
Denmark – Israel 5: 0 (3: 0)
Denmark will retain its clean slate. In Copenhagen, the hosts set the course for their sixth win in the sixth qualifier against Israel before the break. Yusuf Paulson (28), captain Simon Khair (31) and Andreas Skow Olson (41) ensured clear conditions before the half-time whistle. In the second round, Thomas Delaney (58th) and Andreas Cornelius (90 + 1) met.
Austria – Scotland 0: 1 (0: 1)
For Austria, participation in the World Cup is far from over. Against Scotland, the team suffered its next defeat in Israel after 2: 5. Penalty for providing video evidence for guests was converted by Lyndon Dykes (30). The Scots, who finished second, are now four points ahead of Austria.
Netherlands – Turkey 6: 1 (3: 0)
Within 60 seconds, Davy Klaassen set the stage for a 1-0 victory over the Netherlands against Turkey. Memphis Depe (16, 38 penalty kick) increased the lead before the break. Just before the half-time whistle, defender Kagler also saw the yellow-red (44). With his third goal, DePay increased to 4-0 (54th). Gustil (80) and Dortmund’s Doniel Malen (90) led 6-0, while Sengis scored a consolation goal in regulation time (90 + + 2). The victory made Turkey the leader of the Netherlands. “Orange” lost the first leg in Turkey 2: 4.
Norway – Gibraltar 5: 1 (3: 0)
Earling Holland in the national jersey is also unstoppable. When the Norwegians won against Gibraltar, the BVB striker contributed three hits (27, 39, 90 + 1). Other goals came from Christian Thorstwett (23) and Alexander Charlotte (59). Reese Stitchy (43.) scored Gibraltar’s third goal in the sixth game.
Croatia – Slovenia 3: 0 (1: 0)
In the face-off match against Russia, Croatia leads Group H due to a goal difference. Marco Livaja (33), Mario Pasalik (66) and Nicola Vlasic (90 ++) secured a 3-0 home win over Slovenia in the split.
Russia – Malta 2: 0 (1: 0)
Thanks to the home win against Malta, Russia are second behind Croatia. Fedor Smirnov took the lead (10) with a defensive error by the guests. Selinkhan Bakev converted a hand penalty decision late (84th).
Red / sid / dpa
Stop: 07.09.2021, 22:40
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