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Last Updated: Saturday, 7 October 2006, 13:20 GMT 14:20 UK
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England's Steven Gerrard (left) is challenged by Macedonia's Goran Maznov

England 0-0 Macedonia: Steven Gerrard tries to get England moving forward in a dour opening at Old Trafford

England striker Wayne Rooney is halted by Macedonia's Goran Maznov

Despite enjoying the majority of possession, England cannot find a way past a resilient Macedonian defence

England's Frank Lampard is denied by Macedonia keeper Jane Nikoloski (right)

And when Frank Lampard does burst through just before half-time, visiting keeper Jane Nikoloski dives bravely at his feet

England manager Steve McClaren and his Macedonia counterpart Srecko Katanec

And Macedonia boss Srecko Katanec will be the happier of the two managers as the sides go in level at half-time

Steven Gerrard (left) reacts as he is booked by referee Markus Merk

Gerrard is booked early in the second half - it means the midfielder will miss Wednesday's game in Croatia

Gary Neville (centre) reacts after missing an open goal

Gary Neville wastes England's best chance, somehow glancing the crossbar from eight yards with the goal gaping

Wayne Rooney (right) charges down a Macedonia free-kick

Rooney is his usual tenacious self, but is far from his best, and is replaced by Jermain Defoe with 20 minutes remaining

Steven Gerrard

Gerrard hits the bar with a 25-yard thunderbolt late on to sum up a frustrating afternoon for England

England manager Steve McClaren after the 0-0 draw with Macedonia

The draw ends McClaren's winning start as manager - he must now prepare for England's game in Croatia on Wednesday

Thierry Henry curls a free-kick over the Scotland defensive wall

Scotland 1-0 France: Two Thierry Henry free-kicks trouble Scotland - one hits the post, Craig Gordon saves the other

Scotland's James McFadden (right) battles with Jean-Alain Boumsong for the ball

James McFadden is fighting a lonely battle up front for the Scots who are struggling to get out of their own half

David Trezeguet's overhead kick is disallowed

Patrick Vieira has a header disallowed for offside before David Trezeguet's spectacular effort is also ruled offside

Florent Malouda (right) shoots for France

Gordon then gets down well to turn away Florent Malouda's low drive as Scotland reach half-time on level terms

Scotland's Lee McCulloch (left) and Paul Hartley (right) tussle with Thierry Henry

Scotland continue to hurry the French after the break and come close to breaking the deadlock but McFadden fires wide

Gary Caldwell wheels away in celebration after putting Scotland in front against France

And the home side's endeavour pays off when Gary Caldwell turns in Paul Hartley's corner to put Scotland ahead

(L-R) France's Jean Alain Boumsong, Claude Makelele, Patrick Vieira and Eric Abidal after conceding against Scotland

It is a massive shock for the 2006 World Cup finalists who had been in complete control of the match up to that point

Thierry Henry reacts after his late header is saved by Craig Gordon

Henry misses a late chance to snatch a point for France who slip to their first qualifying defeat in seven years

Wales captain Craig Bellamy takes on the Slovakian defence

Wales 1-5 Slovakia: Craig Bellamy leads Wales for the first time as they look for their first Euro 2008 qualifying points

Wales keeper Paul Jones with the Welsh dragon and number 50 shaved into his head

Keeper Paul Jones marks his 50th appearance for Wales, but his first job is to pick Dusan Svento's shot out of the net

Gareth Bale scores from a free-kick for Wales

Marek Mintal capitalises on a scuffed Jones clearance to make it 2-0 before Gareth Bale's free-kick gives Wales hope

Slovakia's players celebrate scoring a third goal against Wales

Mintal restores Slovakia's two-goal lead almost immediately with a 20-yard drive in front of only 28,493 fans in Cardiff

Miroslav Karhan celebrates his goal

Following the restart, a stationary Jones is again caught out when Miroslav Karhan floats in a fourth from outside the box

A shellshocked Craig Bellamy at the final whistle after Wales lose 5-1 at home to Slovakia

And Robert Vittek slides home a fifth to complete the rout - Bellamy must lift Wales for Wednesday's visit of Cyprus

The Northern Ireland supporters in Copenhagen

Denmark 0-0 N Ireland: The Northern Ireland fans are out in force in Copenhagen for their Group F qualifier

Denmark's Michael Gravgaard shoots

Michael Gravgaard's acrobatical effort fails to break the deadlock as Northern Ireland reach half-time level

Northern Ireland manager Lawrie Sanchez

The Danes continue to dominate after the break, but visiting boss Lawrie Sanchez guides his side to a deserved point

Stephen Ireland (number eight) is mobbed after scoring against Cyprus

Cyprus 5-2 Republic of Ireland: Stephen Ireland puts the Irish ahead, but two defensive errors allow Cyprus to take the lead

Richard Dunne celebrates scoring the Republic of Ireland's second goal

Richard Dunne heads in a Damien Duff corner to pull Ireland level just before the end of an entertaining first half in Nicosia

Michalis Konstantinou scores a penalty to put Cyprus 3-2 ahead

But Michalis Konstantinou scores his second to restore Cyprus lead and a Constantinos Charalambidis brace stuns the Irish


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