World number one Belgium has qualified without loss of points for the finals of the European Football Championship 2020. The 2018 World Cup final also won his tenth Group I qualifier.
Coach Roberto Martínez's side defeated Cyprus 6-1 (4-1). In addition to the Red Devils, only Italy remained in Group J without losing points, with Belgium having a 40-3 goal better by four goals.
Meanwhile, Wales has secured the last direct ticket to the finals. The semifinalist of 2016 won against Hungary by two goals from Aaron Ramsey 2-0 (1-0).
Gareth Bale prepares important 1-0
Because co-organizer Hungary has not qualified directly for the finals, it is also clear that Germany will contest all three preliminary matches in Munich. However, Hungary can still qualify through the playoffs for the finals and would then be dissolved into the German group because Budapest is host city in Group F.
Welsh coach Ryan Giggs was again captain and superstar Gareth Bale who had missed his club Real Madrid since the previous international break in October. For the national team Bale was already in the 2-0 victory in Azerbaijan on Saturday for 60 minutes on. The striker, who prepares for the opening goal, even played 88 minutes against Hungary.
The German group opponent Netherlands has also secured a sense of achievement through a runaway victory. Oranje defeated Estonia 5-0 (2-0) in Estonia, but were unable to beat the German national team in the first place after having secured the European Championship.
Austria was embarrassed Loss against Latvia
The last matches of Group G were of purely statistical significance. Winner Poland beat Slovenia 3: 2 (1: 1), while second-placed Austria beat Latvia with ten Bundesliga players at the last point in the starting formation an embarrassing 0: 1 (0: 0) cashed. Northern Macedonia won 1-0 in the play-offs against Israel 1-0 (1945).
Georginio Wijnaldum (6) took the Netherlands early on. After Nathan Ake (19th) had made the break, the towering Wijnaldum with two more hits (66./79.) And Myron Boadu (87.) screwed in the result in the second round, the result further in the.
Bei Poland's win Robert Lewandowski once again entered the scoring charts in the current season. The scorer of the German champion Bayern Munich met for the interim 2: 1 (54).