Serbia, Iceland and Spain are in Russia, while Croatia and Republic of Ireland managed to grab on to the playoffs part in the World Cup qualifiers the same as the Italians.
The last round of the World Cup qualifiers in the European zone started this weekend and this Monday bro many good games.
The biggest Derby was in Cardiff where Wales hosted the Republic of Ireland in the Direct clash for the second spot in Group D which leads to the playoffs.
The hero of the Emerald island was James McClean who shot the majority of fans at Cardiff stadium in the middle of the second half. Throughout the whole match we witnessed an incredible fight on both sides of the field but the guests have more luck and they managed to preserve at the advantage until the end of the game.
Croatia was also in a difficult position and the only thing which could keep their chances of reaching Russia was a victory against Ukraine who was playing for the first place in the group.
The hosts have more chances in the first 45 minutes then eventually the Croatians had more composure in the secon period.
Luka Modric Real Madrid hart and soul and Ivan Rakitic the engine of Barcelona where are the crucial players. Although the young hoffenheim striker Andrej Kramaric scored both goals, the fantastic midfield duo was astonishing in controlling the rhythm and the tempo of the game.
I am looking the standings of the best second placed teams the Slovakians are the last and they will not have the place in the playoffs.
Meanwhile Serbia managed to read the World Cup for the first time since 2010 after a hard battle against George at home. Eventually the hosts one with with a minimal result and the only goal was scored by Aleksandar Prijovic, PAOK thessaloniki striker. The serves had many problems in breaching the very strong and good Georgian defense, and in the end one goal decided.
Iceland defeated Kosovo,2-0, and for the first time they’re going to participate in the biggest sporting event in the world. They became the country with the fewest number of residence how to play in the World Cup.
Spain progressed directly to Russia and that was obvious even before this round but anyway they routinely defeated Israel away from home with Illarramendi scoring the decisive goal. Italy finished on the second place and the Azzurri are heading for the playoffs. They were better than Albania in Elbasan 0-1, with Candreva scoring the only goal in the event.