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Serbia holds Wales

Wales conceded an agonising late equaliser as Serbia battled to a 1-1 draw in a World Cup qualifier on Saturday as former champions Italy and Spain both won 4-0.

The results: EUROPE:

Group D: Wales 1 (Bale 30) drew with Serbia 1 (Mitrovic 86); Austria 0 lost to Republic of Ireland 1 (McClean 48); Georgia 1 (Kazaishvili 16) drew with Moldova 1 (Gatcan 78).

Group G: Spain 4 (Velkovski 34-o.g., Vitolo 63, Monreal 84, Aduriz 85) bt Macedonia 0; Liechtenstein 0 lost to Italy 4 (Belotti 11, 44, Immobile 12, Candreva 32); Albania 0 lost to Israel 3 (Zehavy 18-pen, Einbinder 66, Atar 84).

Group I: Croatia 2 (Brozovic 15, 90+1) bt Iceland 0; Turkey 2 (B. Yilmaz 51, Sen 55) bt Kosovo 0; Ukraine 1 (Kravets 25) bt Finland 0.

AFRICA:

Group B: Cameroon 1 (Aboubakar 45+5-pen) drew with Zambia 1 (Mbesuma 34); Nigeria 3 (Moses 25, 90+2, Mikel 42) bt Algeria 1 (Bentaleb 67).

Group C: Mali 0 drew with Gabon 0; Morocco 0 drew with Ivory Coast 0.

Group D: South Africa 2 (Hlatshwayo 43-pen, Serero 45+1) bt Senegal 1 (N’Doye 76); Cape Verde 0 lost to Burkina Faso 2 (Diawara 2, Nakoulma 29).

Group E: Uganda 1 (Miya 18) bt Congo Brazzaville 0.— AFP

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