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World Cup qualifying photos

England boss Fabio Capello

England 5-1 Kazakhstan: England boss Fabio Capello takes charge of his first competitive match at Wembley against minnows Kazakhstan

Striker Tanat Nusserbayev tussles with England defender Ashley Cole

Striker Tanat Nusserbayev tussles with England defender Ashley Cole on a fine autumnal evening in London

England's Theo Walcott poses a constant threat down the right

England's Theo Walcott poses a constant threat down the right and finds himself on the end of a number of hefty challenges

England striker Emile Heskey  shows his frustration

England become frustrated and make hard work of breaking down Kazakhstan - hardly troubling their keeper Alexandr Mokin

Steven Gerrard runs at the opposition defence

The half ends goalless with Steven Gerrard and team-mates unable to stamp their authority on the determined opposition

England captain Rio Ferdinand heads into an empty net

England finally break Kazakhstan's resistance as Rio Ferdinand heads into an empty net with Mokin stranded in the 52nd minute

Frank Lampard's free-kick is deflected into his own net by Alexandr Kuchma's head

England's lead is doubled as Frank Lampard's free-kick is deflected into his own net by Alexandr Kuchma's head

Kazakhstan's Zhambyl Kukeyev celebrates after reducing the deficit

Kazakhstan's Zhambyl Kukeyev celebrates after reducing the deficit with a coolly taken finish after Cole's error at the back

Wayne Rooney heads in England's third

Wes Brown sets up the third with a right-wing cross that is clinically headed in by Wayne Rooney in the 77th minute

Rooney scores his second of the night

Rooney scores his second nine minutes later as the hosts start to find space within the heart of Kazakhstan's defence

Substitute Jermain Defoe wraps up the win

Substitute Jermain Defoe wraps up the win for England in the last minute shortly after replacing Rooney up front

Scottish midfielder Scott Brown competes in an aerial challenge with Steffen Iversen

Scotland 0-0 Norway: Scottish midfielder Scott Brown competes in an aerial challenge with Steffen Iversen during a cagey opening

Bjorn Helge Riise shows his frustration

Bjorn Helge Riise has an opportunity to give the visitors the lead in the 20th minute but he fires over from 16 yards

Norway's John Arne Riise clears the bar

Norway's John Arne Riise clears the bar in the closing stages of a poor opening half as both sides fail to find the net

Scotland's Chris Iwelumo fires wide

Scotland have a golden chance to win the match but substitute Chris Iwelumo fires wide from just two yards out in the 65th minute

Craig Bellamy shows his frustration

Wales 2-0 Liechtenstein: David Edwards opens the scoring for Wales before Craig Bellamy misses from the penalty spot

Ched Evans celebrates with his Wales team-mates

Ched Evans celebrates with his Wales team-mates after his header deflects in off Mario Frick's knee to seal the 2-0 win for the Welsh

Northern Ireland lay siege to the Slovenia goal

Slovenia 2-0 Northern Ireland: In table three the visitors get off to a great start with Kyle Lafferty going close at the Ljudski Vrt Stadium

Slovenia celebrate their first goal

It's heartache for Northern Ireland as Slovenia's Milivoje Novakovic scores their first goal with just six minutes to go.

Northern Ireland players look dejected

Slovenia score again after 85 minutes to secure valuable qualifying points. Northern Ireland players are left to rue missed chances.



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