Europe's World Cup hopefuls: November friendlies

Russia laid down a marker with an entertaining draw against Spain while Germany twice came from behind to deny France. Check out how Europe's FIFA World Cup hopefuls got on.

Fedor Smolov struck twice in Russia's entertaining draw with Spain
Fedor Smolov struck twice in Russia's entertaining draw with Spain ©AFP/Getty Images

While Europe's final four FIFA World Cup berths are being decided via the play-offs, the ten nations already assured of a place at next summer's tournament are in friendly action. We track their progress.

Wednesday 8 November

Iceland 1-2 Czech Republic

Ten stunning strikes from the European Qualifiers
Ten stunning strikes from the European Qualifiers

Friday 10 November

China 0-2 Serbia
Belgium
3-3 Mexico
England 0-0 Germany
France
2-0 Wales 
Poland 0-0 Uruguay 
Portugal 3-0 Saudi Arabia

Saturday 11 November

Russia 0-1 Argentina
Spain 5-0 Costa Rica

European Qualifiers: Story of the road to Russia
European Qualifiers: Story of the road to Russia

Monday 13 November

Poland 0-1 Mexico

Tuesday 14 November

Belgium 1-0 Japan
England 0-0 Brazil
Germany 2-2 France
Qatar 1-1 Iceland
Portugal 1-1 United States
South Korea 1-1 Serbia
Russia 3-3 Spain

European qualified teams in bold.