The Best of Euro 2016 Qualifiers in pics

  • Euro 2016: Dutch in crisis
    1/11 Qualifying for the Euro 2016 still leave surprises with the triumph of Turkey on an increasingly lackluster Netherlands as well as Italy suffered victory at home.
  • Germany 3-1 Poland: Gotze double sends hosts top
    2/11 Germany 3-1 Poland: Gotze double sends hosts top: Mario Gotze scored twice and hit the post as Germany toppled Poland at the summit of Euro 2016 qualifying Group D with a 3-1 win in Frankfurt. The world champions dictated play in the early stages, with Thomas Muller and Gotze firing them into a 2-0 lead by the 19th minute. But Poland recovered well and Robert Lewandowski reduced the deficit eight minutes from half-time with a powerful header. Götze then sealed the victory with his double.
  • San Marino 0-6 England: Rooney equals Charlton's record as Three Lions seal Euro 2016 place
    3/11 San Marino 0-6 England: Rooney equals Charlton's record as Three Lions seal Euro 2016 place: England captain Wayne Rooney equalled Sir Bobby Charlton's goalscoring record in a 6-0 win away to San Marino, securing the Three Lions' place at Euro 2016 with three games to spare. Cristian Brolli, with an own goal, Ross Barkley, Harry Kane and Theo Walcott with a double, extended the lead.
  • San Marino 0-6 England: Rooney equals Charlton's record as Three Lions seal Euro 2016 place
    4/11 San Marino 0-6 England: Rooney equals Charlton's record as Three Lions seal Euro 2016 place: England captain Wayne Rooney equalled Sir Bobby Charlton's goalscoring record in a 6-0 win away to San Marino, securing the Three Lions' place at Euro 2016 with three games to spare. Cristian Brolli, with an own goal, Ross Barkley, Harry Kane and Theo Walcott with a double, extended the lead.
  • Spain 2-0 Slovakia: Silva shines as La Roja gain revenge
    5/11 Spain 2-0 Slovakia: Silva shines as La Roja gain revenge: Jordi Alba and Andres Iniesta struck in the first half as Spain beat Slovakia 2-0 in Oviedo to replace their opponents at the top of the Euro 2016 qualifying Group C. Barcelona left-back Alba headed Spain into an early lead with his first international goal for two years when he was picked out by a brilliant David Silva pass. Iniesta then contentiously doubled the hosts' lead from the penalty spot after Diego Costa had gone down when there appeared to be very little contact from goalkeeper Matus Kozacik.
  • Spain 2-0 Slovakia: Silva shines as La Roja gain revenge
    6/11 Spain 2-0 Slovakia: Silva shines as La Roja gain revenge: Jordi Alba and Andres Iniesta struck in the first half as Spain beat Slovakia 2-0 in Oviedo to replace their opponents at the top of the Euro 2016 qualifying Group C. Barcelona left-back Alba headed Spain into an early lead with his first international goal for two years when he was picked out by a brilliant David Silva pass. Iniesta then contentiously doubled the hosts' lead from the penalty spot after Diego Costa had gone down when there appeared to be very little contact from goalkeeper Matus Kozacik.
  • Italy 1-0 Bulgaria: De Rossi decisive for Azzurri - despite dismissal
    7/11 Italy 1-0 Bulgaria: De Rossi decisive for Azzurri - despite dismissal: Italy went top of Euro 2016 qualifying Group H as Daniele De Rossi's penalty gave Antonio Conte's side a 1-0 win over Bulgaria in a game that saw both sides finish with 10 men. De Rossi and Bulgaria forward Ilian Mitsanski were each shown red cards for their respective roles in a confrontation 10 minutes into the second half.
  • Italy 1-0 Bulgaria: De Rossi decisive for Azzurri - despite dismissal
    8/11 Italy 1-0 Bulgaria: De Rossi decisive for Azzurri - despite dismissal: Italy went top of Euro 2016 qualifying Group H as Daniele De Rossi's penalty gave Antonio Conte's side a 1-0 win over Bulgaria in a game that saw both sides finish with 10 men. De Rossi and Bulgaria forward Ilian Mitsanski were each shown red cards for their respective roles in a confrontation 10 minutes into the second half.
  • Turkey 3-0 Netherlands: Dismal Dutch in danger of missing Euro 2016
    9/11 Turkey 3-0 Netherlands: Dismal Dutch in danger of missing Euro 2016: Oguzhan Ozyakup dealt a major blow to his country of birth's hopes of qualifying for Euro 2016 as Turkey consigned Netherlands to a stunning 3-0 defeat in Konya to go two points above them in Group A. Danny Blind's men have slipped to fourth in their qualification group after succumbing to goals from Ozyakup, Arda Turan and Burak Yilmaz.
  • Turkey 3-0 Netherlands: Dismal Dutch in danger of missing Euro 2016
    10/11 Turkey 3-0 Netherlands: Dismal Dutch in danger of missing Euro 2016: Oguzhan Ozyakup dealt a major blow to his country of birth's hopes of qualifying for Euro 2016 as Turkey consigned Netherlands to a stunning 3-0 defeat in Konya to go two points above them in Group A. Danny Blind's men have slipped to fourth in their qualification group after succumbing to goals from Ozyakup, Arda Turan and Burak Yilmaz.
  • Germany 3-1 Poland: Gotze double sends hosts top
    11/11 Germany 3-1 Poland: Gotze double sends hosts top: Mario Gotze scored twice and hit the post as Germany toppled Poland at the summit of Euro 2016 qualifying Group D with a 3-1 win in Frankfurt. The world champions dictated play in the early stages, with Thomas Muller and Gotze firing them into a 2-0 lead by the 19th minute. But Poland recovered well and Robert Lewandowski reduced the deficit eight minutes from half-time with a powerful header. Götze then sealed the victory with his double.