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World Cup qualifying round-up: Arsenal’s Mustafi scores as Germany thump San Marino

Date Posted,June 10, 2017

Arsenal’s Shkodran Mustafi was on target for Germany as the world champions thumped San Marino 7-0 to maintain their 100 per cent record in World Cup qualifying.

Hoffenheim striker Sandro Wagner hit a hat-trick while Julian Draxler, Amin Younes and Julian Brandt also found the net in the rout.

Northern Ireland strengthened their grip on second spot with a 1-0 win in Azerbaijan thanks to a last-gasp Stuart Dallas strike.

The Green and White army sit four points clear of third-placed Czech Republic in Group C, who drew 1-1 with Norway.

Dallas celebrates his winner for Northern Ireland (Photo: PA)
Lewandowksi scored a hat-trick for Poland (Photo: REUTERS)

Poland hold the cards in Group E thanks to their 3-1 win over Romania, with Bayern Munich striker Robert Lewandowski netting a hat-trick.

They sit six points clear of Montenegro who beat Armenia 4-1 thanks to a treble from former Manchester City man Stevan Jovetic, while Denmark won 3-1 in Kazakhstan with help from a Christian Eriksen penalty.

Slovakia and Slovenia remain second and third in Group F with wins over Lithuania and Malta respectively, while England drew 2-2 with Scotland in Glasgow.

Eriksen scores from the spot (Photo: REUTERS)
Kane rescued a point for England (Photo: The FA via Getty Images)

Saturday’s World Cup qualifying results

Group C

  • Azerbaijan 0-1 Northern Ireland
  • Germany 7-0 San Marino
  • Norway 1-1 Czech Republic

Group E

  • Kazakhstan 1-3 Denmark
  • Montenegro 4-1 Armenia
  • Poland 3-1 Romania

Group F

  • Scotland 2-2 England
  • Slovenia 2-0 Malta
  • Lithuania 1-2 Slovakia
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