The Netherlands earned a vital 3-1 win over a battling Bulgaria in Amsterdam, while Portugal battled to a 1-0 win in Hungary.
Could Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo not be in Russia? We look at the players who could potentially miss the 2018 World Cup.
France beat 10-man Netherlands 4-0 in World Cup qualifying on Thursday, while Belgium and Portugal also racked up high-scoring victories.
Cristiano Ronaldo opened the scoring with a brilliant scissor kick in Portugal's win over Faroe Islands.
World Cup Qualifiers return to Sky Sports on Thursday as France look to take the lead in Group A when they host the Netherlands.
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