Lamine Yamil, 16, scored another goal for Spain who were already qualified for Euro 2024.
In Sofia, the Hungarians secured their spot in Germany’s finals with a 2-2 tie after Alex Petkov scored an own-goal in late stoppage time.
In the most dramatic finish, Petkov let a ball skid from the top of his crown and slide into his own goal in the 97th minutes.
Hungarian football players were ecstatic at the conclusion of a game played in a stadium that was empty because they feared protests by the Bulgarian Football Federation’s head.
Bulgarian supporters protested outside of the stadium instead.
In clashes, ten supporters and five officers were hurt. Police also used water cannons to disperse the crowds.
Hungary now has 15 points after seven matches in the Group G European qualification, which is two more than Serbia.
– Haraslin double –
Slovakia defeated Iceland 4-2 in Bratislava. Lukas Hartaslin’s two goals helped them qualify to the finals for a third consecutive time.
Hungary, Slovakia, Austria, Belgium and England are the other teams that have qualified.
Spain also won the other game, beating Cyprus comfortably 3-1. The star of the match, Yamal, scored the first goal in the 5th minute.
Yamal became Spain’s youngest scorer and player in a 7-1 qualifier win over Georgia in September. On Thursday, he scored a powerful goal by circling the goalkeeper.
Lawrence Shankland scored in the 93rd to equalise for Scotland, who already qualified.
Montenegro’s 2-0 win over Lithuania in Group G keeps Montenegro’s hopes alive.
Portugal has a eight-point advantage over Slovakia after beating Liechtenstein by 2-0 at Vaduz. Cristiano Ronaldo scored both goals, his 128th international goal to increase his record.
Ronaldo’s opportunity was made possible by Diogo Jota’s perfectly weighted ball through the defense. The five-time Ballon d’Or recipient fired the ball in the roof of net.
After a season that defied all expectations, Luxembourg has thrashed Bosnia and Herzegovina by a score of 4-1 and is now in the playoffs to try and qualify for Euro 2016.
Azerbaijan dominated Sweden in Baku, 3-0. Austria and Belgium had already qualified from Group F. Austria beat bottom team Estonia 2-0.