WC QUALIFYING WRAP: England held, Spain edge Georgia as Serbia hammer Wales

The second night of 2014 UEFA World Cup qualifying took place on Tuesday with a number of interesting results yet again.

In London, England were held to a 1-1 draw by an impressive Ukraine outfit who took the lead through Evgeni Konoplianka before half-time. Frank Lampard managed to equalise with a late penalty to give the Three Lions a share of the points.

World Champions Spain were tested by Georgia in Tbilisi with Roberto Soldado scoring an 86th minute goal in the 1-0 win whilst Serbia crushed Wales 6-1 in Group A thanks to goals from Premier League stars Aleksandar Kolarov and Branislav Ivanovic.

Other notable scores included Italy’s 2-0 home win over Malta, Germany’s 2-1 victory in Austria and Holland’s 4-1 domination of Hungary.

2014 World Cup qualification scores – UEFA

Group A
Serbia: 6 (Kolarov 16’, Tosic 24’, Duricic 39’, Tadic 55’, Ivanovic 80’, Sulejmani 89’)
Wales: 1 (Bale 31’)

Belgium: 1 (Gillet 45’)
Croatia: 1 (Perisic 6’)

Scotland: 1 (Miller 43’)
Macedonia: 1 (Noveski 11’)

Group B
Bulgaria: 1 (Manolev 44’)
Armenia: 0

Italy: 2 (Destro 5’, Peluso 90’)
Malta: 0

Group C
Sweden: 2 (Elm 38’, Berg 90’)
Kazakhstan: 0

Austria: 1 (Junuzovic 57’)
Germany: 2 (Reus 44’, Ozil (p) 52’)

Group D
Romania: 4 (Torje 29’, Lazar 44’, Garman 90’, Maxim 90’)
Andorra: 0

Turkey: 3 (Emre 44’, Bulut 60’, Inan 75’)
Estonia: 0

Hungary: 1
Holland: 4 (Lens 3’/53’, Martins Indi 19’, Huntelaar 74’)

Group E
Cyprus: 1 (Makrides 57’)
Iceland: 0

Norway: 2 (Henriksen 27’, JA Riise (p) 90’)
Slovenia: (Suler 17’)

Switzerland: 2 (Shaqiri 22’, Inler (p) 69’)
Albania: 0

Group F
Israel: 0
Russia: 4 (Kerzhakov 6’/64’, Kokorin 18’, Fayzulin 77’)

Northern Ireland: 1 (Shiels 14’)
Luxembourg: 1 (Da Mota 86’)

Portugal: 3 (Varela 63’, Postiga 85’, Alves 88’)
Azerbaijan: 0

Group G
Bosnia: 4 (Misimovic (p) 13’/54’, Pjanic 44’, Dzeko 90’)
Latvia: 1 (Gorkss 5’)

Slovakia: 2 (Sapara 36’, Jakubko 78’)
Liechtenstein: 0

Greece: 2 (Ninis 56’, Mitroglou 72’)
Lithuania: 0

Group H
San Marino: 0
Montenegro: 6 (Djordjevic 25’, Beciraj 26’/52’, Zverotic 69’, Delibasic 78’/82’)

Poland: 2 (Blaszczykowski (p) 33’, Wawrzyniak 81’)
Moldova: 0

England: 1 (Lampard (p) 87’)
Ukraine: 1 (Konoplianka 39’)

Group I
Georgia: 0
Spain: 1 (Roberto Soldado 86’)

France: 3 (Capoue 49’, Jallet 68’, Ribery 80’)
Belarus: 1 (Putsila 72’)

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