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Denmark qualify for 2022 World Cup with win over Austria

Baku, October 13, AZERTAC

Denmark reserved their place in the 2022 FIFA World Cup on Tuesday, beating Austria 1-0 in a European qualifiers match, according to Anadolu Agency.

The Group F leaders had a perfect run in the qualifying group, winning all eight of their matches to bag 24 points.

Denmark scored 27 goals in these matches but did not concede any goals.

Second-place Scotland have 17 points.

Israel has racked up 13 points to be third in the group.

Austria, meanwhile, have 10 points.

The Faroe Islands have tallied four points and Moldova have one point in eight matches.

Only the group winners will automatically qualify for the 2022 World Cup. The runners-up in each group will face the playoff stage to fight for limited spots for the Qatar tournament.

Moreover, Portugal hammered Luxembourg 5-0 in a Group A match as Cristiano Ronaldo scored a hat-trick, his 10th for his nation.

Portugal are battling Serbia in the group.

Serbia top Group A with the 17 points they have in seven matches.

Portugal have 16 points in six games.

Luxembourg have six points, while Ireland have five points.

Azerbaijan are at the bottom of the group with one point.

Hungary escape from London with 1-1 draw

In a Group I match, Hungary surprisingly drew 1-1 with favorites England at London's Wembley Stadium.

England are on top of Group I with 20 points.

Second-place Poland are hoping for a mistake from England. The Polish team have 17 points in eight matches.

Albania have 15 points to chase Poland.

Hungary have racked up 11 points so far but have little hope of reaching second position.

Andorra have six points, and underdogs San Marino lost all their matches to occupy the bottom of Group I.

Meanwhile, Poland will take on Andorra and then Hungary to conclude the group stage.

Results in European qualifiers are as follows:

Group A:

Portugal - Luxembourg: 5-0

Serbia - Azerbaijan: 3-1

Group B:

Sweden - Greece: 2-0

Kosovo - Georgia: 1-2

Group C:

Bulgaria - Northern Ireland: 2-1

Lithuania - Switzerland: 0-4

Group D:

Kazakhstan - Finland: 0-2

Ukraine - Bosnia and Herzegovina: 1-1

Group F:

Denmark - Austria: 1-0

Faroe Islands - Scotland: 0-1

Israel - Moldova: 2-1

Group I:

Albania - Poland: 0-1

England - Hungary: 1-1

San Marino - Andorra: 0-3

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