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EC 2020 Qualification Report: Ukraine 2-1 Portugal - Milestone Ronaldo goal not enough as Shevchenko's side reach Euro 2020

First-half strikes from Roman Yaremchuk and Andriy Yarmolenko earned Ukraine a 2-1 win over Portugal and a place at Euro 2020



Cristiano Ronaldo scored his 700th career goal but it was not enough as Ukraine beat Portugal 2-1 in Kiev to book a place in the Euro 2020 finals, leaving their opponents with work to do if they are to qualify.

The hosts needed just a point in Monday's qualifier to secure a top-two finish in Group B, but picked up all three as they inflicted a first defeat in 14 games on the reigning European champions.

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EC 2020 Qualification Report: Bulgaria 0-6 England - Barkley and Sterling at the double as racism mars Sofia clash


Marcus Rashford, Ross Barkley, Raheem Sterling and Harry Kane all scored as England thrashed Bulgaria, but racism was regrettably the story




Ross Barkley and Raheem Sterling hit two goals apiece as England thrashed Bulgaria 6-0 in a Euro 2020 qualifier amid racist behaviour from fans in Sofia.

Marcus Rashford and Barkley had Gareth Southgate's men two goals to the good midway through the first half when play was stopped and a message relayed over the public address system at Vasil Levski National Stadium, urging home supporters to cease their abuse.

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Euro 2020 qualifying: Bulgaria coach believes England has 'bigger' racism problem

England's 10-year unbeaten run in qualifiers came to end against the Czech Republic on Friday



Bulgaria coach Krasimir Balakov has accused England of having a bigger racism problem than his own country before the Euro 2020 qualifier in Sofia on Monday.

The build-up to the game has been overshadowed by fears England's players could be subjected to abuse after they were targeted during the qualifier against Montenegro in Podgorica in March.

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EC 2020 Qualification Report: Netherlands and Germany earn vital wins

Georginio Wijnaldum has scored 15 goals for the Netherlands



The Netherlands and Germany both earned vital Euro 2020 away wins on Sunday to damage Northern Ireland's hopes of reaching the next summer's finals.

Liverpool midfielder Georginio Wijnaldum scored twice in the first half as the Dutch beat Belarus 2-1.

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EC 2020 Qualification Report: Russia thrash Cyprus to qualify for Euro 2020

 
Denis Cheryshev gave Russia the lead after just nine minutes



Russia became the third team to qualify for Euro 2020 after thrashing 10-man Cyprus 5-0 to guarantee a top-two spot in group I.

The World Cup quarter-finalists took the lead through Denis Cheryshev before Magomed Ozdoyev doubled the lead.

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