World Cup Qualifiers: Germany, Netherlands cruise; Italy held

Sep 09, 2012, 06:28 IST | Agencies

Germany, and Netherlands were comfortable European winners in their respective World Cup qualifiers on Friday, while Italy were held 2-2 by Guyana.

Mario Goetze opened the scoring before Mesut Ozil scored twice as Germany beat Faroe Islands 3-0.

Ozil celebrates with teammate Muller

Meanwhile, Robin van Persie was on target for the Netherlands who beat Turkey 2-0.

Pablo Osvaldo scored a brace in only his third game for Italy, but the Azzurri were pinned back by goals from Stanislav Manolev and Georgi Milanov.  

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