Teams Northern Ireland and Portugal on the results of matches of the ninth round of the qualifying tournament earned spots in the final of the UEFA European football championship 2016 in France, and severoirlandtsev have achieved this for the first time in its history.
In the status of the Euro 2016 team joined teams from Austria, England, Iceland, the Czech Republic and France. For 17 teams chances are lost, the remaining 32 continue to struggle.
In the penultimate round of qualification in group F severoirlandtsev in his field defeated Greece with 3:1 and scored 20 points, three more than Romania and at the four – than in Hungary.
In group I, the Portuguese team on the home field defeated Denmark with the score 1:0 and scored 18 points. Six points behind Denmark, seven – Albania.
Match results from Thursday:
Georgia – Gibraltar
Ireland – Germany
Scotland – Poland
Hungary – Faroe Islands
Northern Ireland – Greece
Romania – Finland
Albania – Serbia
Portugal – Denmark
On Friday in the European qualifiers will be nine qualifying matches in groups C, E and G, where the Russian national team acts. According to the results of these meetings to get spots in the final tournament in Spain, Slovakia and Switzerland.
Russians to be able to reach the final of Euro 2016 will need to score at least four points in the remaining two matches of the group stage – against Moldova (October 9) and Montenegro (12 October).