England had to come from behind to beat Slovakia 2-1 at Wembley on Monday, while Germany thrashed Norway 6-0 in a one-sided World Cup 2018 qualifier, with both teams closing in on a place in Russia.
Germany dominated in Stuttgart with Timo Werner striking twice in their rout of Norway which sees them move onto 24 points in Group C with a 100 per cent record.
Second placed Northern Ireland beat Czech Republic 2-0 to confirm they will at least qualify for the play-offs, while Azerbaijan hammered San Marino 5-1.
Stevan Jovetic's 75th minute strike earned Montenegro a 1-0 win over Romania, enough to keep them level with Denmark on 16 points in Group E, after the Danes crushed Armenia 4-1.
Leaders Poland moved onto 19 points with a comfortable 3-0 win over Kazakhstan thanks to goals from Arkadiusz Milik, Kamil Glik and a Robert Lewandowski penalty.