Switzerland and Slovakia complete the nine teams from the European zone which passes directly to the South African World Cup as group winners after they get rid of his opponents in the final qualifying match on Wednesday (14/10).

Switzerland appeared as Group 2 champion with a value of 21 after the final morning match was a 0-0 draw with guests Israel. The results draw was enough to prevent them from pursuing its nearest competitor in the Greek another game 2-1 win over Luxembourg. In the second position, the Greeks collected 20 total points and advanced to the play-off.

Slovakia ensure themselves escaped to South Africa as group winners thanks to 3 thin 1-0 victory over host Poland. They are two points ahead of Slovenia who finished second in the other party's 3-0 win over San Marino.

Meanwhile, Portugal opened the opportunity to escape into South Africa through the play-off after successfully put himself in second place Group 1. Position they gained after successfully killing Malta 4-0 in final qualifying group match last morning. In the second position, Portugal collecting 19 points, two points adrift at the bottom of the first rank Danish.

With the end of this qualifier, the nine teams from the European zone passes directly into South Africa was, Danish, Switzerland, Slovakia, Germany, Spain, England, Serbia, Italy, and the Netherlands.

Meanwhile, the team advanced to match play-offs are the eight best second place teams from each group, namely Portugal, Greece, Slovenia, Russia, Bosnia Herzegovina, Ukraine, France and Ireland.
Play-off matches will take place 14 and 18 November.

European zone final standings
Group 1
Danish 10 6 3 1 21
Portugal 10 5 4 1 19
Sweden 10 5 3 2 18
Hungary 10 5 1 4 17
Albania 10 1 4 5 7
Malta 10 0 1 9 1
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Group 2
Switzerland 10 6 3 1 21
Greece 10 6 2 2 20
Latvia 10 5 2 3 17
Israel 10 4 4 2 16
Luxembourg 10 1 2 7 5
Moldova 10 0 3 7 3
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Group 3
Slovakia 10 7 1 2 22
Slovenia 10 5 2 2 20
Czech Rep 10 4 4 2 16
Northern Ireland 10 4 3 3 15
Poland 10 3 2 5 11
San Marino 10 0 0 10 0
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Group 4
Germany 10 8 2 0 26
Russia 10 7 1 2 22
Finland 10 5 3 2 18
Wales 10 4 0 6 12
Azerbaijan 10 1 2 7 5
Liechtenstein 9 0 2 7 2
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Group 5
Spain 10 10 0 0 30
Bosnia-Herzegovina 10 6 1 3 19
Turkey 10 4 3 3 15
Belgium 10 3 1 6 10
Estonia 10 1 2 6 8
Armenia 10 1 1 8 4
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Group 6
England 10 9 0 1 27
Ukraine 10 6 3 1 21
Croatia 10 6 2 2 20
Belarus 10 4 1 5 13
Kazakhstan 10 2 0 8 6
Andorra 10 0 0 10 0
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Group 7
Serbia 10 7 1 2 22
France 10 6 3 1 21
Austria 10 4 2 4 14
Lithuania 10 4 0 6 12
Romania 10 3 3 4 12
Faroe Islands 10 1 1 8 4
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Group 8
Italy 10 7 3 0 24
Rep.Irlandia 10 4 6 0 18
Bulgaria 10 3 5 2 14
Cyprus 10 2 3 5 9
Montenegro 10 1 6 3 9
Georgia 10 0 3 7 3
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Group 9
Netherlands 8 8 0 0 24
Norway 8 2 4 2 10
Scotland 8 3 1 4 10
Macedonia 8 2 1 5 7
Iceland 8 1 2 5 5

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