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Last Updated: Wednesday, 6 September 2006, 14:19 GMT 15:19 UK
Euro 2008 qualifier photos

Velice Sumulikovski and Steven Gerrard

Macedonia 0-1 England: Velice Sumulikovski and Steven Gerrard tussle as England struggle to assert themselves

England's Jermain Defoe reacts to a missed chance

Jermain Defoe reacts to a missed chance as England suffer a frustrating time in a goalless first half in Skopje

Peter Crouch scores the opener for England

An acrobatic finish from Peter Crouch finally unpicks the deadlock and puts England ahead early in the second half

Steven Gerrard and Peter Crouch celebrate

The relief is palpable as England's beanpole striker establishes a lead in front of the lively Macedonian home support

England celebrate

England suffer a few tense moments as the clock ticks down but Crouch's smart finish is enough to secure three points

Scotland fans in Lithuania

Lithuania 1-2 Scotland: Travelling fans warm up in spectacular surroundings ahead of their team's Group B qualifier in Kaunas

James McFadden (left) and Nigel Quashie shadow Lithuania's Robertas Poskus

James McFadden and Nigel Quashie shadow Robertas Poskus in the first half before injury forces McFadden off

Christian Dailly scores Scotland's opening goal

Christian Dailly gives Scotland the lead after the break with a thumping header from Gary Naysmith's pinpoint corner

Kenny Miller

Kenny Miller picks up his second yellow of the tournament but doubles Scotland's lead in style on 61 minutes

Darius Miceika scores with an overhead kick for Lithuania

A spectacular overhead goal from Darius Miceika on 84 minutes makes it an anxious end to the game for Scotland

Scotland celebrate

But Scotland hold on to seal an impressive 2-1 away win that gives them maximum points from their opening two games

Spain celebrate their opening goal

Northern Ireland 3-2 Spain: Xavi puts Spain ahead in the 13th minute with a crisply struck volley from Antonio Lopez's cross

Keith Gillespie and David Healy celebrate

A predatory goal on 19 minutes from David Healy lights up Windsor Park and puts the hosts level after Xavi's opener

David Villa scores for Spain

David Villa puts Spain back in front in the second half as he calmly collects Cesc Fabregas' pass and slots past Maik Taylor

David Healy celebrates goal number two

Healy again drags Northern Ireland back into the match, levelling at 2-2 from a neatly worked free-kick on 63 minutes

David Healy celebrates his hat-trick

Healy finds the net again to put Northern Ireland ahead with a beautiful 79th-minute lob over keeper Iker Casillas

Northern Ireland manager Lawrie Sanchez

Manager Lawrie Sanchez celebrates as Healy's hat-trick sees Northern Ireland home for an impressive 3-2 win



SEE ALSO
Macedonia 0-1 England
06 Sep 06 |  Internationals
Northern Ireland 3-2 Spain
06 Sep 06 |  Internationals
Lithuania 1-2 Scotland
06 Sep 06 |  Internationals


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