On the basis of qualifying matches for the world Cup in 2018 this is the official journal of the European participants of the final stage of the world Cup, which will be held in Russia next summer. They were the national teams of England and Germany.
The British are ahead of secured first place in group F, scoring in nine games and 23 points. On Thursday, the founders of football got beyond reach of their closest rivals from Scotland (17 points), winning at the home stadium “Wembley” Slovenia with the score 1:0. The author of the only and winning goal on fourth added to the second half minute was Tottenham forward Harry Kane.
The German national team ahead of schedule won the group, showing the maximum possible score of 27 points in nine games. A ticket to the world Cup, Germany brought victory in Belfast over the team Northern Ireland (3:1). Goals the Germans scored by Sebastian Rudy (2′), Sandro Wagner (21′) and Joshua Kimmich (86′).
Despite the defeat, the Northern Ireland with 19 points guaranteed not to fall below second place in the group and have good chances of getting into the play-offs, the draw for which will take place on October 17. The joints will play eight best of the nine teams that took second places in their groups.
We will note that earlier in the world Cup 2018 in Russia qualified teams Belgium, Brazil, Mexico, Iran, Japan, South Korea and Saudi Arabia. The team of the Russian Federation in the selection process was not involved and is guaranteed to play in the tournament on the rights of the organizer.