Ronaldo stars as France and Netherlands hit four

France, the Netherlands, Belgium and Portugal – with four Cristiano Ronaldo goals – turned on the style in Friday's matches while Switzerland secured a dramatic win in Hungary.

Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates his second of four goals
Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates his second of four goals ©AFP/Getty Images

Group A
Netherlands 4-1 Belarus
Quincy Promes put the Netherlands in control with his first two international goals on 15 and 31 minutes. Aleksei Rios pulled one back right at the start of the second half but Vincent Janssen teed up Davy Klaassen for the Dutch third before getting the fourth himself with a curling finish.

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France 4-1 Bulgaria
Bulgaria began the day as the only team on three points and had hopes of an upset when Mihail Alexandrov converted a sixth-minute penalty. But in a four-minute burst Kevin Gameiro and Dimitri Payet turned the game and Antoine Griezmann made it 3-1 at the break. He then laid on Atlético Madrid colleague Gameiro for the fourth.

Luxembourg 0-1 Sweden
Sweden joined the Netherlands and France on four points but were made to work by Luxembourg. The goal came in the 58th minute when Mikael Lustig finished off a move from a corner.

Group B
Portugal 6-0 Andorra
Two goals from Cristiano Ronaldo in the first four minutes set Portugal on their way to a comfortable win having lost their opener in Switzerland. Ronaldo ended up with four in a Portugal match for the first time. João Cancelo struck just before half-time with a fine effort, having also scored on his debut last month, while André Silva broke his Portugal duck late on.

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Hungary 2-3 Switzerland
All the goals came in the second half as Switzerland maintained their pefect start. Haris Seferović and Ricardo Rodríguez both gave the away side the lead but each time Ádám Szalai quickly equalised, only for substitute Valentin Stocker to clinch the points in the 89th minute.

Latvia 0-2 Faroe Islands
Latvia had beaten Andorra last month, so this was an impressive away victory from the Faroes. Ragnar Nattestad and Jóan Edmundsson got the goals either side of the interval.

Group H
Belgium 4-0 Bosnia and Herzegovina
In a meeting of two teams that won their openers comfortably, Belgium produced a repeat display. Though they needed an own goal to break the deadlock, Eden Hazard, Toby Alderweireld and Romelu Lukaku all subsequently found the target.

Estonia 4-0 Gibraltar
Gibraltar were eyeing a first competitive point when the game was level at half-time but it all changed after the restart with Konstantin Vassiljev making the first and conjuring a fine chip for the second. Mattias Käit signed off with two after a volleyed finish.

Greece 2-0 Cyprus
Kostas Mitroglou's low drive on 12 minutes was reward for the hosts' endeavour. Cyprus goalkeeper Kostas Panayi then gifted Petros Mantalos a second with a misplaced roll to his defenders as Greece joined Belgium on six points.

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