Sweden – Kosovo 3: 0 (1: 0)
Thanks to Emil Forsberg, Alexander Isaac and Robin Kayson, Sweden can directly expect to qualify for the World Cup. In the 3-0 (1-0) match against Kosovo, attacking all-rounder Forsberg from RB Leipzig scored first a hand penalty (29), then former BBB striker Isaac (62) and former Mainz Quisen (79). All three made sure the Scandinavians would continue their vision of victory in Group B. At the top of the table, Spain are one point ahead, but the Nations League finalist has one more game to play than those already following. After the defeat, Kosovo must finally bury its dream of a ticket to Qatar.
Scotland – Israel 3: 2 (1: 2)
Despite trailing twice, Scotland successfully secured second place in Group F in a clash with direct rivals Israel. Hoffenheim’s Iran Sahawi (5) and Munas Dabber (31) scored 3: 2 (1: 2) in a tough fight in Glasgow. Fighting with hosts John McGinn (29) and Lyndon Dykes (55), Scott McTomine even scored the winning goal in regulation time (90 + + 4) – after which Hampton Park boiled over. Scotland now have 14 points, while Israel are four points behind in third place. At the top, Denmark is far ahead of the competition.
Finland – Ukraine 1: 2 (1: 2)
In Group D, things are still very close behind France, the leaders in the table, who have already lost a few points. Ukraine defended second place to qualify for the World Cup playoffs with a 2-1 (2-1) victory in Finland on Friday and set themselves apart from their direct rivals. Among Ukraine (8 points) who played one game more than the match. Finns (5) pushed themselves to Bosnia-Herzegovina (6). The team revolved around former Bundesliga top scorer Edin Dzeko in Kazakhstan this afternoon. Former BBB strikers Andrei Yarmolenko (4) and Roman Yarenchuk (34) secured the Ukrainian victory in Finland. Former Schalke team Puki (29) scored for the hosts.
Other World Cup qualifiers at a glance from Saturday evening:
Georgia – Greece 0: 2 (0: 0)
Azerbaijan – Ireland 0: 3 (0: 2)
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