Italy have failed to qualify for the World Cup for the first time since 1958 after a goalless second-leg draw against Sweden.
Sweden qualified for next year's World Cup by beating Italy in the play-offs and celebrated by destroying a pitch-side TV set.
Reaction as Italy fail to reach first World Cup since 1958 after losing 1-0 on aggregate to Sweden in their World Cup play-off.
Sweden grabbed a slender advantage from the first leg of their World Cup play-off against Italy after winning 1-0 in Stockholm.
Italy head coach Gian Piero Ventura called on his side to improve after they were beaten 1-0 by Sweden.
Read back as Sweden beat Italy in their World Cup play-off first leg.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic thinks Sweden have less pressure on their shoulders since he decided to retire from international football.
Daniele De Rossi expressed relief on Tuesday that Italy will not have to cope with Zlatan Ibrahimovic when they face Sweden in their World Cup qualifying play-off.
Italy face a crucial World Cup play-off with Sweden but Gian Piero Ventura's side has the experience to qualify, says Roberto Di Matteo.
The final nine places at next summer's World Cup finals in Russia will be decided by the end of this month's international break.
The Republic of Ireland will meet Denmark for a place at the 2018 World Cup while Northern Ireland are up against Switzerland.
Portugal and France secured their places at next summer's World Cup finals but Holland will miss out on a second successive tournament.
The final round of World Cup Qualifiers takes place on Tuesday as teams including France and Portugal look to clinch qualification.
Holland are on the brink of World Cup elimination despite beating Belarus 3-1 in Borisov.
Scroll back through updates as France edge towards World Cup qualification and Portugal secure a vital victory in Andorra.
The battle to secure a place at the 2018 World Cup continues on Saturday, with France and Portugal looking to boost their chances.
France beat 10-man Netherlands 4-0 in World Cup qualifying on Thursday, while Belgium and Portugal also racked up high-scoring victories.
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