• Andros Townsend scored as England moved one win away from the World Cup finals by beating Montenegro 4-1.
  • Azerbaijan hosted Northern Ireland in an early contest.
  • Rufat Dadasov gave Azerbaijan the lead in the 58th minute.
  • It didn't get any better as Jonny Evans was dismissed and the hosts scored again to win 2-0.
  • Townsend was given his England debut from the start against Montenegro.
  • Roy Hodgson stood out amongst the crowd.
  • Wayne Rooney showed his frustration as a goal failed to arrive.
  • The striker eased the nerves with the opener in the 49th minute.
  • An own goal doubled the home side's advantage.
  • Dejan Damjanovic gave Montenegro some hope.
  • But Townsend quickly struck with a super goal to make it 3-1.
  • Daniel Sturridge sealed a 4-1 win with a very late penalty.
  • Wales were taking on Macedonia.
  • Craig Bellamy was making his final home appearance for Wales.
  • Chris Coleman was a man under pressure.
  • But he was happier as Simon Church scored the only goal of the game to secure three points.
  • The Republic of Ireland were up against it in the clash with Germany.
  • Sami Khedira put Germany ahead early on.
  • Noel King was in interim charge of the Republic.
  • Andre Schurrle made it 2-0 to Germany.
  • Mesut Ozil was on target late on to make sure of Germany's spot at the World Cup finals.

World Cup qualifiers

Andros Townsend scored as England moved one win away from the World Cup finals by beating Montenegro 4-1.