European Championship qualification round-up: Rampant Netherlands maintain hot streak

As a Netherlands maintained a comfortable victory in their Euro 2020 Group C qualifier on Monday ryan Babel scored double.
Memphis Depay included an third to indicate Georginio Wijnaldum netted the overdue because the Dutch recorded back-to-back wins under manager Ronald Koeman for the first time after Fridays 4-2 victory in Germany and his 50th cap.
Whereas Germany and Northern Ireland have 12 points each, the Netherlands stay three points on the top two from the category. The Dutch have a match in hand, too.
Croatia went top of Euro 2020 qualifying Group E despite being held to a surprise 1-1 draw in Azerbaijan.
The results raised Croatia into pole place one ahead of Slovakia, who slipped back into fashion following Friday home drubbing by the Croatians, and Hungary.
Wales have six points from four matches and Azerbaijan are about one point from five games.
The Croatians took an 11th-minute guide after the ball was handled by Anton Krivotsyuk subsequently missed a hatful of chances until substitute Tamkin Khalilzade equalised with a solo attempt.
Hungary slipped to a shock 2-1 home defeat by neighbours Slovakia.
Robert Mak fired the visitors ahead in the 40th minute after the teasing low cross in the right of Marek Hamsik rebounded when he drifted a ball.
When 18-year-old Dominik Szoboszlai curled in a beautiful free kick past goalkeeper Martin Dubravka for his first global 27, the home side levelled at the 50th minute.
However, the Hungarians were trashed six minutes later when Slovakia striker Robert Bozenik also netted the first goal for his country, forcing from the edge of their playground.
Mak fired over after a several minutes later and Dubravka rescued Slovakia after he kept out a rasping shot by midfielder Balazs Dzsudzsak.
By beating on Kazakhstan 1-0 in Group I, Russia followed their win within Scotland.
It took 25 efforts and 89 minutes, but Aleksandr Golovin discovered Mario Fernandes who scored to hands the triumph to Russia.
Austria missed the chance to go level in the top of Group G with Poland – both the two sides drew 0-0 at Warsaw.

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