1NEWS, A number of teams have played qualifying matches for the 2022 World Cup in the European zone on Sunday (5/9) night until Monday (6/9) early morning WIB. Big teams such as England, Spain, Belgium, Germany and Poland managed to win big, only Italy achieved a draw.
Playing a group B match at the Estadio Nuevo Vivero, Spain managed to overcome Georgia’s resistance with a final score of 4-0. The winning goal for Luis Enrique’s troops was contributed by Jose Luis Gaya, Carlos Soler, Ferran Torres and Pablo Sarabia.
An additional three points led Spain to top Group B with a collection of 10 points from the five matches they have played, only one point adrift of Sweden, who are trailing in second place and have only played three games.
Not wanting to be left behind, England, who hosted Andorra at Wembley Stadium, London, also won a convincing victory with a score of 4-0.
Team nicknamed The Three Lions it won through two goals from Jesse Lingard and one goal each from Harry Kane and Bukayo Saka.
Unlucky fate must be experienced by Euro 2020 champions, Italy. Coming to Switzerland’s headquarters at St. Stadium, Jakob Park, Monday (6/9), Roberto Mancini’s troops had to settle for a goalless draw.
Azurri actually have a chance to excel through the penalty spot. Unfortunately the execution of the penalty that was released by Jorginho was able to be anticipated by Yann Sommer who performed brilliantly throughout the 90 minutes.
Even so, this draw was enough to make Italy record a record 36 unbeaten matches in a row past the nicks that have been recorded by Brazil and Spain.
In another match, Poland, who traveled to San Marino’s headquarters, managed to bring home full points after winning a landslide victory 7-1 in the match which took place at the San Marino Stadium, Serravalle, Monday (6/9).
Adam Buksa who came off the bench successfully scored a hat trick for Poland, plus two goals from Robert Lewandowski and a goal each from Karol Swiderski and Karol Linetty. Meanwhile, a consolation goal for the hosts was created by Nicola Nanni.
Turning to the Mercedes-Benz Arena Stadium, Germany successfully shaved off its visitors, Armenia six goals without reply in the J group match. Sergey Gnabry managed to record a brace, complemented by goals from Marco Reus, Timo Werner, Jonas Hofmann and Karim Adeyemi.
The following are the complete results of the European zone World Cup qualifiers, Sunday (5/9) to Monday (6/9) early morning WIB:
Belarus 2-3 Wales
Bulgaria 1-0 Lithuania
Albania 1-0 Hungary
English 4-0 Andorra
Iceland 2-2 North Macedonia
Kosovo 1-1 Greece
Spanish 4-0 Georgia
Switzerland 0-0 Italy
Belgium 3-0 Czech Republic
San Marino 1-7 Poland
German 6-0 Armenia
Romania 2-0 Liechtenstein
RESULTS Who did it best?#WCQ
— European Qualifiers (@EURO2020) September 5, 2021