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Argentina draw again, Chile lose
06 Sep 2017
Argentina and Chile's World Cup qualification hopes were left hanging after both the teams slipped up once again.
Argentina were held to yet another frustrating 1-1 draw by already-eliminated Venezuela and are now fifth in the overall standings with 24 points from 16 games.
Chile crashed to a 1-0 defeat against Bolivia and are sixth with 23 points.
Meanwhile, Uruguay won 2-1 against Paraguay.
Spain rout Liechtenstein, Italy win narrowly
Spain moved one step closer to booking their place in the World Cup by thrashing Liechtenstein 8-0.
Italy, on the other hand, won 1-0 over Israel, as Ciro Immobile scored the solitary goal.
Spain still remain three points clear at the top of Group G, with the Azzuris following closely.
However, Spain do have a healthy 17-goal advantage on goal difference over the Italians.
Germany rout Norway, Marcus Rashford helps England to win
Germany routed Norway 6-0 as Timo Werner scored a double to help his team make it eight wins out of eight matches and top Group C.
In Group F, England conceded an early goal against Slovakia after a costly error by Marcus Rashford.
However, the youngster atoned in style by setting up the equaliser and then, scoring a spectacular 20-yard winner.
Syria extend fairytale run, South Korea through
War-torn Syria extended their fairy-tale run at the World Cup qualifiers with a 2-2 draw against Iran.
They were down 2-1 and heading out until the third added minute when Omar Al Soma's scored an incredible equaliser to help his team secure a spot in the Asian play-offs.
Meanwhile, South Korea grabbed an automatic qualifying spot in Group A after drawing 0-0 in Uzbekistan.