Group Five round-up
By James Pearson
Last Updated: 01/01/70 1:00am
Slovenia surged top of Group Five following a shock 1-0 win over Italy.Slovenia surged top of Group Five following a shock 1-0 win over Italy in Celje.
The Azzurri looked set for a point on their travels to Slovenia, but were hit with a late sucker punch.
With the game set for a goalless draw Bostjan Cesar made himself the hero by scoring after 82 minutes.
Marcello Lippi's charges were unable to muster a response in the closing stages to give Slovenia a famous win.
Belarus maintained their unbeaten start to their World Cup qualifying campaign and kept Moldova pointless following a 4-0 win in Minsk.
Sergey Omelianchuk put the home side ahead a minute before the interval and a second after the break from Vitaly Kutuzov put Belarus in control.
Vitaliy Bulyga added a third before Maxim Romaschenko completed the rout to leave Belarus in a solid position in Group Five with the win.
The three-point haul leaves Belarus on four points from their opening two games, while Moldova, who have failed to score from their three contests, prop up the table.