Monday night football round-up

Belgium and Portugal had big wins

BY 21:48 Monday 10 October 2016, 21:48 10 Oct 2016

Picture by: Pavel Golovkin / AP/Press Association Images

Christian Benteke made history tonight as he scored in the seventh second of Belgium's game with Gibraltar in group H. 

It didn't get much better for the minnows as the Belgians ran out 6-0 winners; Benteke with a hat-trick and Witsel, Hazard and Mertens completed the rout. England fans will be delighted as Benteke's early strike beats the previous record set by San Marino's Davide Gualtieri against England in 1993. 

Elsewhere in the group, Bosnia beat Cyprus 2-0 and Greece overcame Estonia by the same score.

In group A, France beat Holland with a Paul Pogba goal proving the difference. Sweden ran out comfortable 3-0 winners over Bulgaria and Luxembourg and Belarus shared the spoils in a 1-1 draw.

Finally, group B saw Switzerland squeeze past Andorra 2-1, Portugal thumped the Faroe Islands 6-0 and Latvia lost to Hungary 2-0. Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo scored once but was overshadowed by compatriot André Silva who bagged a hat-trick.


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