World Cup Qualifying: Live Updates

Michael CummingsWorld Football Lead WriterSeptember 5, 2013

FARO, PORTUGAL - AUGUST 14:  Cristiano Ronaldo of Portugal reacts as he fail to score during the International Friendly match between Portugal and Netherlands at Estadio Algarve on August 14, 2013 in Faro, Portugal.  (Photo by Gonzalo Arroyo Moreno/Getty Images)
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World Cup qualifying comes into focus Friday as dozens of nations from around the globe continue their quest to seal a place in next year's big event. Keep it right here for updates, news, scores, results and plenty more throughout the day.

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  • Armenia stun Czech Republic with late winner
  • Klose ties Müller's scoring record for Germany
  • England make short work of Moldova
  • Cristiano Ronaldo hat-trick inspires Portugal comeback against N. Ireland