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Damien Johnson, Northern Ireland; Bojan Jokic, Slovenia

Northern Ireland 1-0 Slovenia: The home side look to improve on the good result against Poland and progress toward South Africa 2010

Warren Feeney, Northern Ireland; Bojan Jokic, Slovenia

Though Northern Ireland earn several set-pieces in good positions, Slovenia's 6ft-plus defenders and goalkeeper are untroubled

Matej Mavric, Slovenia; Steven Davis, Northern Ireland

Nigel Worthington's side are comfortable but not threatening in possession while Slovenia are happy to counter-attack

David Healy, Warren Feeney, Northern Ireland

West Brom's Robert Koren rattles the Northern Ireland bar before Warren Feeney scores the game's only goal with a deft header

James Collins, Wales; Michael Ballack, Germany

Wales 0-2 Germany: Craig Bellamy, out through injury, says his team-mates are only playing for pride since the loss to Finland

Michael Ballack, Mario Gomez, Germany

Germany take an early lead at a half-full Millennium Stadium as Michael Ballack unleashes a 25-yard thunderbolt

Germany celebrate; Ashley Williams, Wales

Wales look unlikely to get anything from the match or their campaign as Ashley Williams deflects Mario Gomez's cross in to his own net

England line-up

England 2-1 Ukraine: Aiming for a fifth straight competitive win but lacking strikers, England start with Peter Crouch and Wayne Rooney

Peter Crouch scores

Crouch maintains his impressive international scoring record, thrashing home John Terry's flick-on from Frank Lampard's corner

Steven Gerrard, England; Grigoriy Yarmash, Anatoliy Tymoshchuk, Ukraine

Steven Gerrard takes up England's troublesome left midfield position, though Rooney and Gareth Barry fill in when needed

Andriy Shevchenko, Ukraine; Frank Lampard, England

England go to sleep during a second-half free kick and Andriy Shevchenko capitalises from eight yards out

John Terry scores

But with ten minutes left captain John Terry throws his left boot at Gerrard's header to thump in the winning goal

Palmi Palmason, Iceland; Steven Fletcher, Scotland

Scotland 2-1 Iceland: Though the game is crucial Scotland will start without captain Barry Ferguson or goalkeeper Allan McGregor

Barry Ferguson

Disciplinary action against Ferguson by under-fire manager Craig Burley allows Steven Fletcher, Craig Gordon and others in to the team

Ross McCormack, Kenny Miller, Scotland

Ross McCormack tucks away his first international goal following Alan Hutton's one-two and cross from the right wing

Iceland celebrate

Palmi Palmason, a constant threat, hits the post from 20 yards out, but Indridi Sigurdsson is first to react and lash in an equaliser

Steven Fletcher scores

Scotland also leave it late to score a winner, another first international goal, this time for Fletcher, on his third cap



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see also
McGeady is ruled out for Republic
31 Mar 09 |  Internationals
Craigan is ruled out of qualifier
01 Apr 09 |  Internationals
England v Ukraine
31 Mar 09 |  Internationals
Bellamy and Koumas out for Wales
01 Apr 09 |  Internationals
Scotland v Iceland
01 Apr 09 |  Internationals


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