World Cup Qualifiers results

England manages to scrape through a somewhat convincing 5-1 victory against Kazakhstan in its 3rd world cup qualifying match playing at home in the Wembley stadium.

Rooney scored 2 goals and set up another to lay the foundation for England’s victory. Heskey and Walcott were also instrumental in carving the victory for England, though they themselves could not get on the score sheet. England struggled in the 1st half to finish the many chances created. Game came alive only after Rio Ferdinand headed England ahead before the hour mark.

In other world cup qualifying matches, Germany defeated Russia 2-1 to go top of the table. Portugal and France continue to struggle after having been held to goalless draws in there qualifying encounters.

Brazil put 4 past Venezuela whereas Argentina defeated Uruguay 2-1. Paraguay beat Columbia 1-0 to take the top of the table in the South American group for the World Cup Qualifiers with 20 points. Brazil and Argentina are joint second with 16 points each followed by Chile at 13 points and Uruguay and Ecuador are on 12.

Next round of qualifiers follows in mid-week. Watch this space for more results on the same…

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