New coach of France, Laurent Blanc facing their first games with lost to Belarus at their home ground. He had called five players whose play at FIFA World Cup campaign last month to strengthen their team but suffered with lost 1-0. Late goal from Belarus substitute player, Kislyak at 86th minute is enough to collect full point in their first games. The game causes four straight lost for France and need desperate win over Bosnia Herzegovina in their next match.
Reigning European Champions Spain started their first game with excellent result when trashing Liechtenstein 4-0. Fernando Torres had scored twice followed by David Villa and David Silva to contribute their first winning at Vaduz. That give Vicente Del Bosque's side big score margin in their race at Group I victory. Their group consists of Scotland, Czech Republic, Lithuania and Liechtenstein.
The 2010 FIFA World Cup runners-up, Netherlands recover their disappointment lost to Spain in final World Cup last month with excellent victory over San Marino. Klass-Jan Huntleer did scored hat-trick with Dirk Kuyt and Ruud van Nistelrooy scored in their winning 5-0 over San Marino. Their excellent winning give them to remake their perfect qualifying record on the round to South Africa in this qualifying stage.
The only goal from Miroslav Klose is enough for Germany win over Belgium at their first game. It was 53rd goal with 102 international appearances and sharing his ambition to contribute for Germany until FIFA World Cup 2014. He scored the winning goal at 51st minute.
Jermain Defoe hat trick gives new hope for Fabio Capello side with wining over Bulgaria 4-0 at Wembley Stadium. He had scored his first goal at 3rd minute and continues his excellent to double a goal at 61st and 86th minute. Johnson mark as a scorer at 83rd minute in collective scored for four goals. The winning give confident for England in their next match against Switzerland.
Portugal had denied in winning over Cyprus when Avraam scored late minute to draw 4-4. In a pulsating encounter the visitors led twice early on but went in at half-time level at 2-2 and Portugal looked to have quelled their resistance when Danny struck early in the second period. Instead Yiannis Okkas equalized and even when Portugal's Manuel Fernandes made it 4-3 on the hour,that only set the scene for Avraam's dramatic late intervention. On record Cyprus only manage to score twice in eight previous meeting over Portugal.
Two quick goals at second half give Italy win their first game over Estonia. However Estonia had head the match with goal from Sergei Zenjov at 31st minute. Two quick successive goals from Cassano and Bonucci at 60th and 63rd minute give relief for new Italy coach, Cesare Prandelli in their opening match.
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