Emir Spahic bagged a brace as Bosnia-Herzigovina thrashed Estonia 5-0 to begin their World Cup qualifying campaign in emphatic style.
Defender Spahic headed in the opener from close range after Estonia goalkeeper Mihkel Aksalu denied Vedad Ibisevic's initial effort.
Edin Dzeko then doubled the lead, sending Aksalu the wrong way from the penalty spot after he had been brought down by Ragnar Klavan.
Haris Medunjanin spectacularly volleyed in Miralem Pjanic's corner from the edge of the box for the...
With World Cup 2018 qualifying beginning in Europe this week, Sasa Ibrulj takes a look at where the big Balkan nations currently standing heading into their opening games.K
Serbia: Big expectations for Muslin
Serbia had many memorable moments in their last qualifying campaign for Euro 2016, but none of them were positive and they are now hoping that the opening of qualification for World Cup 2018, with a game against Republic of Ireland on Monday, could represent a fresh start.
They have replaced...
UEFA has placed Kosovo in World Cup qualifying Group I after ruling that its newest member could not play against Bosnia-Herzegovina for security reasons.
UEFA says Kosovo must go in the originally drawn five-team group that includes Croatia, Ukraine, Iceland, Turkey and Finland.
Kosovo and Gibraltar were both accepted as FIFA members last month and had to be found places in the World Cup qualifying program that kicks off in September.
Gibraltar will join Group H, the only other with five teams...
Spain saw their 11-game unbeaten streak end in a 1-0 loss to Georgia in a friendly in Getafe on Tuesday night.
In their final warm-up before Euro 2016, La Roja were undone by a Tornike Okriashvili goal in the 40th minute. Jaba Jigauri's pass across the face of goal got past David De Gea and Okriashvili had the simplest of finishes.
There was a scary moment shortly after half-time when Georgia goalkeeper Nukri Revishvili clashed heads with Spain's Sergio Busquets. Revishvili was bloodied and had to...