Euro 2016 qualifying wrap


Slovakia beat Belarus 3-1 on Sunday, as their skipper Marek Hamsik bagged a brace to go with a strike from Stanislav Sestak, while Timofey Kalachev netted for the home side.

Holders Spain and Ukraine each recored their second win at the expense of Luxembourg and Macedonia respectively as they share second spot in the pool.

La Roja won 4-0, with Chelsea striker Costa finally scoring for the Iberians in his seventh outing since switching allegiance from Brazil. David Silva, Paco Alcacer and Juan Bernat were also on target for Vicente del Bosque's outfit.

England continue to set the pace in Group E as they edged Estonia 1-0 for a third straight victory.

Three Lions captain Rooney got the goal with a second-half free-kick.

Slovenia beat Lithuania 2-0 to move alongside their opponents in second place on six points, with Milivoje Novakovic bagging a quick-fire brace in the first half.

Austria claimed the Group G summit with a 1-0 defeat of Montenegro in Vienna thanks to Rubin Okotie's first-half strike.

Russia, who are two points behind the leaders, were held to a 1-1 draw by Moldova, with Alexandru Epureanu cancelling out Artem Dzjuba's 72nd minute opener in Moscow.

Sweden joined Russia on five points with their first win, a 2-0 triumph over Liechtenstein. Erkan Zengin and Jimmy Durmaz got the goals for the Scandinavians.