European champions Portugal were humbled by Switzerland, while France were held by Belarus in their opening World Cup qualifiers.
Relive the action from the World Cup Qualifiers, with European champions Portugal, France, Belgium and the Netherlands in action.
Everton midfielder Muhamed Besic has been ruled out of action for six months after suffering a knee problem.
Ireland qualified for Euro 2016 after beating Bosnia-Herzegovina 2-0 in the second leg of their play-off tie.
Republic of Ireland's Euro 2016 qualification hopes were boosted after a hard-fought 1-1 draw against Bosnia-Herzegovina.
Martin O'Neill praised Republic of Ireland's resilience as his side moved to within touching distance of a place at Euro 2016.