France and Belgium qualified for FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022, after they led Group D and Group E, respectively, after the conclusion of the seventh and penultimate round matches of the European qualifiers.

Defending champion France qualified for next year's World Cup by crushing Kazakhstan 8-0 on Saturday.

The victory guarantees France will top Group D as they have 15 points, four clear of second-place Finland with one game remaining.

In Group E, Belgium beat Estonia 3-1 to book their place at the World Cup Qatar 2022.

The victory was the fifth in a row for Belgium and the sixth in the qualifiers, which strengthened its position at the top of the group with 19 points.
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