Croatia have one foot in next summer’s World Cup finals after beating Greece 4-1 in the first leg of Europe’s qualifier play-offs. Statistically speaking, the Greeks have a 10% chance of overturning that result when the two teams meet again in the second and decisive tie in Athens on Sunday....
Tommy Wright says Northern Ireland’s defence would go well with Scotland’s attacking threat while Stephen Craigan picks more of his countryman. So we decided... Daily Record - UKAlso reported by •Independent •SoccerNews.com •S.China Morning Post
Switzerland full back Ricardo Rodriguez was also eligible to play for Chile and Northern Ireland might have been wishing on Sunday that he had.
For the second... Deccan Herald - SportsAlso reported by •SoccerNews.com