Spain and Italy started with lackluster Victories in the European championship qualification. The high superior Spaniard struggled to a 2:1 (1:0) against Norway, Italy came to a 2:0 (1:0) against Finland. Switzerland and Sweden were at the start of the qualification victorious.
star defender Sergio Ramos of Real Madrid kept the Spaniards with his winning goal in the 71st minute. Minute in front of a slip-up. Previously, Joshua King (65). for Norway, the leadership of the world champion of 2010 by Rodrigo (16.) balanced. Spain's national coach Luis Enrique had initiated with the beginning of the EM-qualification similar to national coach Joachim Löw the break. Spain supposedly the strongest opponent in the group, Sweden, started with a 2:1 (2:0) against Romania.
In Udine, shot Nicolo Barella (7.) and the young star Moise Kean (74.) Italy to victory. The 19-year-old Kean from Juventus in Italy as a great striker talent, and competed against Finland his second international match.
parts of Greece, and Bosnia and Herzegovina victorious
The top position in the group J, the Italians now with Greece. The Greeks won 2:0 (1:0) in Liechtenstein, behind Bosnia and Herzegovina is a 2:1 (1:0) against Armenia. The Bosnians rewarded by Rade Krunic (33.) and Deni Milosevic (80.) for a dedicated occurs.
At the beginning of the consequences of Switzerland and Sweden were several Bundesliga players in the center. The Swiss won thanks to goals of the stuttgar ester Steven Zuber and the monk gladbachers Denis Zakaria in Georgia 2:0 (0:0), Sweden, continued, thanks to the Mainz pros Robin Quaison 2:1 (1:0) against Romania. Up to the 1:0 in the world rankings was Eighth against the 91. the FIFA Rankings are long done. Only after the leadership of the Swiss set the tone.
problems also had group counterparty to Ireland. Jeff Hendrick with his goal in the 49. Minute 1:0 (0:0)-success at the stark underdog Gibraltar.