Mikhail Gordeichuk scored in each half as Belarus beat Luxembourg 2-0 on Tuesday at the Borisov Arena to clinch their second win in Euro 2016 qualifying.
The BATE Borisov midfielder, playing at his club's stadium, put the home side ahead in the 34th minute before adding his second of the night in the 62nd minute as Belarus clinched their first win in six competitive home games.
The victory has lifted fourth-place Belarus three points clear of Luxembourg, who are fifth in the pool.
Both sides went...
Luxembourg's European Championship qualifier against Belarus on Tuesday may be called off after 16 of their players were struck down with food poisoning.
Luxembourg Football Federation spokesman Marc Diederich told The Associated Press on Monday that the players suffered "terrible stomachaches" and spent hours in the bathroom after eating a meal of spaghetti bolognese on Sunday evening at the team's hotel in the Belarusian capital Minsk.
The players were struck down almost simultaneously in the early...
Ukraine made light work of Belarus to win 3-1 and put pressure on the top sides in Euro 2016 qualifying group C.
Artem Kravets opened the scoring after seven minutes, before Andriy Yarmolenko and Yevhen Konoplyanka made it 3-0 at the interval.
Sergei Kornilenko pulled a goal back from the spot for Belarus, but it was too late to prevent Ukraine from beating them for the second time in qualifying.
The hosts, who had Denys Garmash sent off for a second yellow late on, are now third in the group and...