Germany maintained their winning streak in Group C of their European World Cup qualifiers, defeating Northern Ireland 2-0 at the HDI Arena Tuesday evening, reports Completesportsnigeria.com.
The defeat ended Northern Ireland’s unbeaten run of eight games in qualifying games since November 2014.
First half goals from Julian Draxler and Samir Khedira gave the world champions a two-goal advantage before the break.
Germany are away to San Marino in their next game on the 11th of November while Ireland host Azerbaijan in Dublin on the same date.
At the Stozice stadium, Wayne Rooney was dropped to the bench and Joe Hart made several big saves as England played out a 0-0 draw at Slovenia. It was the fifth draw on the road for the Three Lions in 16 away international games and Gareth Southgate’s first draw since taking over from Sam Allardyce last month.
At the Mestsky Stadion Ostrava, Czech Republic were held told a goalless draw by Azerbaijan. At the Ullevaal Stadion, Norway defeated San Marino 4-1.
In Group E, Kazakhstan played out a goalless draw at home to Romania while Denmark lost 1-0 at home to Montenegro. In Warsaw, Poland defeated Armenia 2-1.
In other results in Group F, Lithuania recorded a 2-0 win over Malta at the LFF stadium, Slovakia bounced back from a lone goal defeat to Slovenia to spank Scotland 3-0.
At the Antona Malatinského stadium, a brace from Robert Mak and another strike from Adam Nemec sealed the win for the Slovaks.
WCQ GROUP F
Lithuania 2-0 Malta
Slovakia 3-0 Scotland
Slovenia 0-0 England
WCQ GROUP E
Kazakhstan 0-0 Romania
Denmark 0-1 Montenegro
Poland 2-1 Armenia
WCQ GROUP C
Czech Republic 0-0 Azerbaijan
Germany 2-0 Northern Ireland
Norway 4-1 San Marino