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Watch Chelsea’s Kai Havertz score for Germany to end barren run as Zlatan Ibrahimovic grabs assist on Sweden return


KAI HAVERTZ rounded off a silky team move to score for Germany in their comfortable win over Iceland.

The Chelsea forward slotted home Leroy Sane’s cutback during a 3-0 win in Duisburg.

Kai Havertz scored for Germany in their win over Iceland on Thursday night

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Kai Havertz scored for Germany in their win over Iceland on Thursday nightCredit: AFP
Zlatan Ibrahimovic grabbed an assist for Sweden in their win over Georgia

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Zlatan Ibrahimovic grabbed an assist for Sweden in their win over GeorgiaCredit: Getty

The 21-year-old has scored just one Premier League goal this season since a £70m move from Bayer Leverkusen.

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But he was on target for his country on Thursday night with the second goal in their World Cup qualifying win.

Leon Goretzka had opened the scoring in the 7th minute, and Ilkay Gundogan rounded off an easy night at the office in the second half.

Elsewhere, Zlatan Ibrahimovic marked his Sweden return with an assist as they edged past Georgia.

The 39-year-old retired from international duty in 2016 but is back for another crack with his country.

And he set up Viktor Claesson to score the only goal of the game in Stockholm.

In Group B’s other game, Spain were frustrated by Greece in Granada.

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Alvaro Morata gave the Spanish side the lead in the 33th minute.

Alvaro Morata scored for Spain but they were held by Greece in Granada

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Alvaro Morata scored for Spain but they were held by Greece in GranadaCredit: Getty
Robert Lewandowski rescued a draw for Poland at Hungary

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Robert Lewandowski rescued a draw for Poland at HungaryCredit: AFP

But an Anastasios Bakasetas penalty just before the hour mark secured a valuable point for Greece.

In England’s group, Robert Lewandowski scored an 83rd-minute equaliser for Poland in a six-goal thriller against Hungary.

Albania also beat Andorra 1-0 ahead of their clash with England on Sunday.

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Earlier in the evening, Xherdan Shaqiri laid on two assists as Switzerland beat Bulgaria 3-1.

The Liverpool man set up Haris Seferovic for his side’s second goal in the 10th minute before assisting Steven Zuber three minutes later.

And Barcelona forward Martin Braithwaite was on target in Denmark’s 2-0 win over Israel in Tel Aviv.

WORLD CUP QUALS RESULTS

Group B

Spain 1-1 Greece
Sweden 1-0 Georgia

Group C

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Bulgaria 1-3 Switzerland
Italy 2-0 Northern Ireland

Group F

Israel 0-2 Denmark
Moldova 1-1 Faroe Islands
Scotland 2-2 Austria

Group I

Andorra 0-1 Albania
England 5-0 San Marino
Hungary 3-3 Poland

Group J

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Germany 3-0 Iceland
Liechtenstein 0-1 Armenia
Romania 3-2 North Macedonia





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