Harry Maguire bailed out what looked set to be a costly John Stones error as the Manchester United defender scored England's late winner in a 2-1 victory over Poland.
Germany dropped its first points in World Cup 2022 qualifying as they suffered a shock 2-1 loss at home to North Macedonia.
Italy continued its 100 per cent start to FIFA World Cup qualifying as Stefano Sensi and Ciro Immobile sealed a 2-0 win over Lithuania.
Spain went top of World Cup Qualifying Group B after goals from Dani Olmo, Ferran Torres and Gerard Moreno earned Luis Enrique's side a 3-1 win over Kosovo.
Antoine Griezmann scored the only goal as a below-par France edged past Bosnia-Herzegovina 1-0 in their World Cup qualifying clash.
Germany head coach Joachim Low was left "bitter" after the country's shock loss at home to North Macedonia in FIFA World Cup qualifying.