Switzerland and Ireland advance from Group 6

A last-draw for Switzerland against the Republic of Ireland proved enough to take Group 6 on goal difference from the hosts, who also progress into the elite round draw.

Switzerland's Aldin Turkes (right) celebrates his goal in the 1-1 draw with Ireland
©Sportsfile

• Switzerland advance to elite round as Group 6 winners thanks to last-day draw with Republic of Ireland
Both sides head into matchday three with six points; Swiss top section on goal difference
• Aldin Turkes puts Switzerland ahead, Reece Grego-Cox earns Ireland 1-1 draw
Switzerland earlier hit eight goals past Gibraltar and seven past Malta 
FC Basel 1893 striker Nicolas Hunziker scores five times against Malta
FC Zürich's Dmitri Oberlin gets hat-trick against Gibraltar
Irish hosts also win first two games to qualify with match to spare
Ireland beat Malta 1-0 and Gibraltar 4-1, Eoghan Stokes netting three of their five goals
Malta win final match 3-1 to leave Gibraltar bottom of the section

Full results and standings

Elite round draw: 3 December

Top