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Germany clinches berth in finals
September 3rd, 2011 12:37AM
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[EURO 2012 QUALIFYING] Germany became the first team to join co-hosts Poland and Ukraine at the Euro 2012 finals when it beat Austria, 6-2, to win Group A with its eighth win in eight games.

The Netherlands achieved its biggest win in 39 years when it crushed San Marino, 11-0, and improved to 7-0-0.

Italy also moved to within striking distance with a 1-0 win over the Faroe Islands.

England took control in Group G thanks to a 3-0 win at Bulgaria and Wales' 2-1 victory over Montenegro,its first win in five games.

Russia took advantage of the 0-0 tie between Ireland and Slovakia to move into first place in Group thanks to its 1-0 victory over Macedonia.

Greece beat Israel 1-0 in Tel Aviv to move into first in Group F.

Group A
Friday:
Germany 6 Austria 2
Scorers: Miroslav Klose 9, Mesut Ozil 23, 47, Lukas Podolski 28, Andre Schuerrle 84, Mario Goetze 89; Marko Arnautovic 42, Martin Harnik 51
Turkey 2 Kazakhstan 1
Scorers: Burak Yilmaz 31, Arda Turan 90+7; Ulan Konysbayev 55
Azerbaijan 1 Belgium 1
Scorers: Rauf Aliyev 86; Timmy Simons 55pen
Tuesday:
Azerbaijan vs. Kazakhstan
Austria vs. Turkey
PTS TEAM W-T-L +/1
24 Germany 8-0-0 28/5
13 Turkey 4-1-2 11/8
12 Belgium 4-2-2 16/11
7 Austria 2-1-4 12/16
4 Azerbaijan 1-1-5 6/19
3 Kazakhstan 1-0-6 3/17

Group B
Friday:
Russia 1 Macedonia 0
Scorer: Igor Semshov 41
Andorra 0 Armenia 3
Scorers: Marcos Pizzelli 35, Gevorg Ghazaryan 75, Henrik Mkhitaryan 90+2pen
Ireland 0 Slovakia 0
Tuesday:
Russia vs. Ireland
Macedonia vs. Andorra
Slovakia vs. Armenia
PTS TEAM W-T-L +/1
14 Ireland 4-1-2 11/6
16 Russia 5-1-1 10/4
14 Slovakia 4-1-2 6/4
11 Armenia 3-2-2 13/7
4 Macedonia 1-1-5 5/9
0 Andorra 0-0-7 1/16

Group C
Friday:
Northern Ireland 0 Serbia 1
Scorer: Marko Pantelic 67
Slovenia 1 Estonia 2
Scorers: Tim Matavz 78; Konstantin Vassiljev 29 pen, Ats Purje 81
Faroe Islands 0 Italy 1
Scorer: Antonio Cassano 11
Tuesday:
Estonia vs. Northern Ireland   
Serbia vs. Faroe Islands   
Italy vs. Slovenia    
PTS TEAM W-T-L +/1
19 Italy 6-1-0 15/1
11 Slovenia 3-2-3 10/6
11 Serbia 3-2-2 9/9
10 Estonia 3-1-4 9/12
6 Northern Ireland 1-3-2 5/6
4 Faroe Islands 1-1-6 5/19

Group D
Friday:
Albania 1 France 2
Scorers: Erjon Bogdani 46; Karim Benzema 11, Yann Mvila 18
Belarus 0 Bosnia 2
Scorers: Sejad Salihovic 22 pen., Haris Medunjanin 24
Luxembourg 0 Romania 2
Scorer: Gabriel Torje 34, 45
Tuesday:
Bosnia vs. Belarus
Luxembourg vs. Albania 
Romania vs. France (ESPN3.com, 2:30 pm ET)
PTS TEAM W-T-L +/1
16 France 5-1-1 11/3
12 Belarus 3-3-2 6/4
13 Bosnia 4-1-2 10/7
11 Romania 3-2-2 10/6
8 Albania 2-2-3 5/8
1 Luxembourg 0-1-7 1/15

Group E
Friday:
Finland 4 Moldova 1
Scorers: Kasper Hamalainen 11, 43, Mikael Forssell 52pen, Igor Armas 71 own goal; Serghei Alexeev 85
Hungary 2 Sweden 1
Scorers: Imre Szabics 44, Gergely Rudolf 90; Christian Wilhelmsson 60
Netherlands 11 San Marino 0
Scorers: Robin van Persie 7, 65, 67, 79, Wesley Sneijder 12, 87, John Heitinga 17, Dirk Kuyt 49, Klaas-Jan Huntelaar 56, 77, Georginio Wijnaldum 90
Tuesday:
Finland vs. Netherlands (ESPN3.com, 1 pm ET)
Moldova vs. Hungary
San Marino vs. Sweden
PTS TEAM W-T-L +/1
21 Netherlands 7-0-0 32/5
15 Sweden 5-0-2 21/8
15 Hungary 5-0-3 20/12
9 Finland 3-0-4 15/12
6 Moldova 2-0-5 8/13
0 San Marino 0-0-8 0/44

Group F
Friday:
Israel 0 Greece 1
Scorer: Sotiris Ninis 60
Georgia 0 Latvia 1
Scorer: Aleksandrs Cauna 64
Malta 1 Croatia 3
Scorers: Michael Mifsud 38; Ognjen Vukojevic 11, Milan Badelj 32, Dejan Lovren 68
Tuesday:
Croatia vs. Israel
Latvia vs. Greece   
Malta vs. Georgia
PTS TEAM W-T-L +/1
17 Greece 5-2-0 9/3
16 Croatia 5-1-1 13/4
13 Israel 4-1-3 10/8
9 Georgia 2-3-3 5/10
7 Latvia 2-1-4 6/9
0 Malta 0-0-7 3/16

Group G
Friday:
Bulgaria 0 England 3
Scorers: Gary Cahill 13, Wayne Rooney 21, 45+1
Wales 2 Montenegro 1
Scorers: Steve Morison 29, Aaron Ramsey 50; Stevan Jovetic 71
Tuesday:
Switzerland vs. Bulgaria   
England vs. Wales    
PTS TEAM W-T-L +/1
14 England 4-2-0 14/3
11 Montenegro 3-2-0 4/1
5 Switzerland 1-2-2 7/7
5 Bulgaria 1-2-3 2/9
0 Wales 1-0-4 3/10

Group H
Friday:
Cyprus 0 Portugal 4
Scorers: Cristiano Ronaldo 35 pen, 82, Hugo Almeida 84, Danny 90+2
Norway 1 Iceland 0
Scorer: Mohammed Abdellaoue 88 pen
Tuesday:
Denmark vs. Norway (ESPN3.com, 2:15 pm ET)
Iceland vs. Cyprus    
PTS TEAM W-T-L +/1
13 Portugal 4-1-1 15/7
13 Norway 4-1-1 7/4
10 Denmark 3-1-1 7/4
2 Cyprus 0-2-3 5/12
1 Iceland 0-1-5 2/9

Group I
Friday:
Lithuania 0 Liechtenstein 0
Saturday:
Scotland vs. Czech Republic (ESPN3.com, 10 am ET)
Tuesday:
Scotland vs. Lithuania (ESPN3.com, 3 pm ET)
Spain vs. Liechtenstein (ESPN3.com, 4 pm ET)
PTS TEAM W-T-L +/1
15 Spain 5-0-0 15/5
9 Czech Republic 3-0-2 6/3
5 Lithuania 1-2-3 3/8
4 Scotland 1-1-2 4/5
4 Liechtenstein 1-1-4 3/10



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