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Four European teams clinch berths
by Paul Kennedy, October 11th, 2009 7AM
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[WORLD CUP 2010 QUALIFYING]Denmark, Germany, Italy and Serbia clinched berths in the 2010 World Cup finals with wins on Saturday. Switzerland and Slovakia (despite its 2-0 loss at home to Slovenia) lead the two groups whose winner has not yet been decided.

Bosnia, France, Ireland and Bosnia will head for the European playoffs after wrapping up second place in their respective groups.

Portugal's 3-0 win over Hungary moved it into second place in Group 1.

Key=*clinched first place.

Group 1
Portugal 3 Hungary 0
Goals: Simao Sabrosa 18, 79, Liedson 74
Denmark 1 Sweden 0
Goal: Jakob Poulsen 79
TEAM GP W T L GF GA P
1.*Denmark 9 6 3 0 16 4 21
 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
2. Portugal  9 4 4 1 13 5 16
 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
3. Sweden  9 4 3 2 9 4 15
4. Hungary 9 4 1 4 9 8 13
5. Albania 9 1 4 4 5 9 7
6. Malta 9 0 1 8 0 22 1

Group 2
Israel 3 Moldova 1
Goals: El Barda 22, 70, Ben Dayan 65; Calincov 90+2
Greece 5 Latvia 2
Goals: Gekas 4, 47 penalty, 57, 90+1, Samaras 73; Verpakovskis 12, 40
Luxembourg 0 Switzerland 3
Goals: Senderos 6, 8, Huggel 22
TEAM GP W T L GF GA P
1. Switzerland 9 6 2 1 18 8 20
 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
2. Greece 9 5 2 2 18 9 17
 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
3. Israel 9 4 3 2 20 10 15
4. Latvia 9 4 2 3 15 13 14
5. Luxembourg  9 1 2 6 3 23 5
6. Moldova  9 0 3 6 4 15 3

Group 3
Slovakia 0 Slovenia 2
Goals:  Birsa 56, Pecnik 90+3
Czech Republic 2 Poland 0
Goals: Necid 51,  Plasil 72
TEAM GP W T L GF GA P
1. Slovakia  9 6 1 2 21 10 19
 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
2. Slovenia  9 5 2 2 15 4 17
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
3. Czech Republic 9 4 3 2 17 6 15
4. Northern Ireland  9 4 2 3 13 9 14
5. Poland  9 3 2 4 19 13 11
6. San Marino  9 0 0 9 1 44 0

Group 4
Finland 2 Wales 1
Goals: Porokara 5, Moisander 77; Bellamy 17
Russia 0 Germany 1
Goal: Klose 35
Liechtenstein 0 Azerbaijan 2
Goals: Javadov 56, Mammadov 82
TEAM GP W T L GF GA P
1. *Germany  9 8 1 0 25 4 25
 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
2. Russia  9 7 0 2 18 5 21
 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
3. Finland 9 5 2 2 13 13 17
4. Wales 9 3 0 6 7 12  9
5. Azerbaijan  9 1 1 7 3 13  4
6. Liechtenstein  9 0 2 7 2 21  2

Group 5
Belgium 2 Turkey 0
Goals: E.Mpenza 8, 83
Estonia 0 Bosnia 2
Goals: Dzeko 32, Ibisevic 62
Armenia 1 Spain 2
Goals: Arzumanyan 58; Fabregas 33, Mata 64 pen.
TEAM GP W T L GF GA P
1.*Spain  9 9 0 0 23 3 27
 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
2. Bosnia 9 6 1 2 23 8 19
 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
3. Turkey 9 3 3 3 11 10 12
4. Belgium  9 3 1 5 13 18 10
5. Estonia  9 1 2 6 7 24 5
6. Armenia  9 1 1 7 6 20 4

Group 6
Ukraine 1 England 0
Goal: Nazarenko 29
Belarus 4 Kazakhstan 0
Goals: Bordachev 23, Kalachev 69, 90+3, Kovel 86
TEAM GP W T L GF GA P
1.*England 9 8 0 1 31 6 24
 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
2. Ukraine 9 5 3 1 15 6 18
 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
3. Croatia 9 5 2 2 17 12 17
4. Belarus 9 4 1 4 19 11 13
5. Kazakhstan  9 2 0 7 10 27 6
6. Andorra 9 0 0 9 3 33 0

Group 7
Austria 2 Lithuania 1
Goals: Janko 16, Wallner 80 pen.; Stankevicius 66
France 5 Faeroe Islands 0
Goals: Gignac 34, 39, Gallas 53, Anelka 86, Benzema 88
Serbia 5 Romania 0
Goals: Zigic 37, Pantelic 50, Kuzmanovic 78, Jovanovic 87, 90+2
TEAM GP W T L GF GA P
1.*Serbia  9 7 1 1 21 6 22
 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
2. France  9 5 3 1 15 8 18
 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
3. Austria 9 4 2 3 13 12 14
4. Lithuania 9 3 0 6 8 10 9
5. Romania 9 2 3 4 9 17 9
6. Faeroe Islands  9 1 1 7 4 17 4

Group 8
Ireland 2 Italy 2
Goals: Whelan 8, St. Ledger 87; Camoranesi 26, Alberto Gilardino 90
Montenegro 2 Georgia 1
Goals: Batak 13, Delibasic 78; Dvalishvili 45
Cyprus 4 Bulgaria 1
Goals: Charalampidis 11, 20, Konstantinou 58,  Aloneftis 78; Berbatov 45
TEAM GP W T L GF GA P
 1.*Italy  9 6 3 0 15 5 21
 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
2. Ireland  9 4 5 0 12 8 17
 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
3. Bulgaria  9 2 5 2 11 11 11
4. Cyprus 9 2 3 4 12 13 9
5. Montenegro  9 1 5 3 9 14 8
6. Georgia  9 0 3 6 5 13 3

Group 9
TEAM GP W T L GF GA P
1.*Netherlands  8 8 0 0 17 2 24
 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
2. Norway 8 2 4 2 9 7 10
  - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
3. Scotland 8 3 1 4 6 11 10
4. Macedonia  8 2 1 5 5 11 7
5. Iceland  8 1 2 5 7 13 5

 



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