Euro 2020 qualifiers round-up: Leroy Sane guides Germany to two wins from two as Romelu Lukaku helps Belgium thrash Kazakhstan
- Germany took a 13th-minute lead when Leroy Sane scored from close range
- The visitors struck again with Marco Reus in the 62nd minute after a clever assist
- Nicolo Barella, Lorenzo Insigne and Leonardo Bonucci gave Italy a 3-0 win
The three-time European champions, who suffered a shock World Cup first-round exit last year before being relegated in the inaugural Nations League, took a 13th-minute lead when Sane shook off his marker and fired in from close range.
The visitors struck again with Reus in the 62nd minute after a clever assist from Matthias Ginter, the result giving them six points, three behind leaders Northern Ireland who beat Estonia 2-1 for their third win in three qualifiers.
Germany took a 13th-minute lead when Leroy Sane shook off his marker and fired in
First-half goals from Nicolo Barella, Lorenzo Insigne and Leonardo Bonucci gave Italy a comfortable 3-0 Euro 2020 qualifying win in Greece.
The Azzurri moved three points clear at the top of Group J after leaving the hosts reeling with three goals in the space of 10 minutes.
Italy have won all three of their first three matches, but defeat saw Greece slip behind Finland, who now occupy second spot.
Willi Orban scored twice as Hungary won 3-1 in Azerbaijan in the group’s other match.
Belgium stayed on top of Group I after a routine 3-0 win at home to Kazakhstan through goals from Dries Mertens, Timothy Castagne and Romelu Lukaku.
Artem Dzyuba scored four goals and Michele Cevoli two own goals as Russia thumped San Marino 9-0.
Teemu Pukki scored twice as Finland sank Bosnia-Herzegovina 2-0 to move up to second spot, while Armenia were 3-0 winners against Liechtenstein.
Belgium were victorious after goals from Dries Mertens, Romelu Lukaku and Timothy Castagne