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Last Updated: Saturday, 8 September 2007, 12:49 GMT 13:49 UK
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Gerrard goes into an early tackle

England 3-0 Israel: Steven Gerrard receives a pain-killing injection in his injured toe allowing him to start for England

Gareth Barry bolsters England's midfield

With Owen Hargreaves out there is also a place for Gareth Barry who makes his first international start since 2000

Wright-Phillips opens the scoring

Emile Heskey goes close before Shaun Wright-Phillips half volleys England into a 20th-minute lead

Barry and Wright-Phillips celebrate the goal

The goal, courtesy of Joe Cole's cross, calms a few nerves in what is a must-win game for Steve McClaren's team

Owen rues his missed chance

Michael Owen almost scores a second but Dudu Aouate blocks his effort to leave England 1-0 up at the interval

Owen makes it 2-0

He makes up for it soon after the break though, collecting Barry's ball before swivelling and firing home

Richards shows his delight at scoring

Young defender Micah Richards seals the victory when he jumps the highest to head home Barry's 66th-minute free-kick

England manager Steve McClaren is happy man at the final whistle

The win keeps England in the hunt for qualification and sets them up nicely for Wednesday's match against Russia

Scotland boss Alex McLeish plots a way through the Baltic side's defence

Scotland 3-1 Lithuania: Boss Alex McLeish discusses tactics as the hosts hunt for the opening goal at Hampden Park

Velicka looks to get the better of Hutton

Andrius Velicka threatens for the visitors but only succeeds in picking up a booking for a foul on Alan Hutton

Boyd celebrates the opening goal

Scotland take the lead in the 31st minute when Kris Boyd stoops to head home Darren Fletcher's free-kick

Danilevicus celebrates after sending Craig Gordon the wrong way

Lithuania start the second half brightly and equalise when Tomas Danilevicus converts a highly controversial penalty

McManus restores Scotland's lead

Shaun Maloney comes off the bench and almost immediately sets up Stephen McManus who scores in the 77th minute

A young Scotland fan enjoys the performance

James McFadden adds a third near the end to send Scotland fans home happy and keep their qualification hopes alive

Striker Healy tries to find a way thorugh

Latvia 1-0 Northern Ireland: David Healy tangles with Jurus Laizans during the early stages in Riga

Steve Davis is tackled by Oskars Klava

Steve Davis tries to fashion an opening as Northern Ireland try to close the gap of group leaders Sweden

Worthington trudges back to the dressing room

However, a Chris Baird own goal early in the second half ensures Nigel Worthington's players go home disappointed

Klose celebrates his early goal for Germany

Wales 0-2 Germany: Miroslav Klose scores a brace of goals as John Toshack's men never get going in Cardiff

Ireland's players celebrate the opening goal

Slovakia 2-2 Rep of Ireland: Still with strong hopes of qualifying, the visitors take the lead through Stephen Ireland

Doyle celebrates Ireland's second

The hosts equalise before Kevin Doyle puts Steve Staunton's side ahead again only for a late goal to rob them of victory



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Live - Euro 2008 qualifying
08 Sep 07 |  Internationals
England 3-0 Israel
08 Sep 07 |  Internationals
Scotland 3-1 Lithuania
08 Sep 07 |  Internationals
Latvia 1-0 N Ireland
08 Sep 07 |  Internationals
Wales 0-2 Germany
08 Sep 07 |  Welsh
Slovakia 2-2 Rep of Ireland
08 Sep 07 |  Internationals


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