Belarus and Macedonia concluded their Euro 2016 qualifying campaigns with a goalless draw which left the former Yugoslav nation bottom of Group C.
Only a win and dropped points from Luxembourg against Slovakia would see Macedonia climb off the foot of the standings, but they were unable to beat Belarus in the Borisov Arena.
Belarus' 2-0 win against Luxembourg in September ended a five-game wait for a competitive home victory, but they were unable to add a second.
The hosts went closest when Sergei...
Slovakia surprisingly lost 1-0 at home to Belarus to hamper their hopes of qualifying for Euro 2016.
Their defeat, after Stanislav Dragun's first-half goal, coupled with Ukraine's 2-0 victory at Macedonia allowed Ukraine to climb to joint second in Group C and left Slovakia requiring a win in Luxembourg on Monday to guarantee qualification for next summer's tournament.
They remain favourites to do so - Ukraine on Monday host Spain in a far more difficult fixture, even if the latter having already...
Mikhail Gordeichuk scored in each half as Belarus beat Luxembourg 2-0 on Tuesday at the Borisov Arena to clinch their second win in Euro 2016 qualifying.
The BATE Borisov midfielder, playing at his club's stadium, put the home side ahead in the 34th minute before adding his second of the night in the 62nd minute as Belarus clinched their first win in six competitive home games.
The victory has lifted fourth-place Belarus three points clear of Luxembourg, who are fifth in the pool.
Both sides went...