Klose was among the scorers as Germany qualified for Euro 2012
Euro 2012 round-up: Germany first to qualify for Championships
became the first nation to qualify for the Euro 2012 finals with a fine 6-2 victory over Austria
sealing their place in Poland and Ukraine.
Miroslav Klose, Mesut Ozil and Lukas Podolski were among the scorers earning them an unassailable lead in Group A.
sealed a vital win over Israel at the top of Group F while leaders Italy
(Group C), France
(Group D) and Portugal
(Group H) all won.
Group E leaders the Netherlands
hammered San Marino 11-0 in Eindhoven. Arsenal's Robin van Persie got four of the goals with Liverpool's Dirk Kuyt, John Heitinga, Wesley Sneijder (2), Klaas-Jan Huntelaar (2) and Georginio Wijnaldum the other scorers for the Dutch.
were defeated 2-1 by Hungary
in that group with Gergely Rudolf's last-minute winner moving the Hungarians level on points with their opposition. Germany's result leaves Belgium
fighting it out for second place in Group A. Turkey's 2-1 victory over Kazakhstan saw them replace Belgium in second as the Belgians drew 1-1 with Azerbaijan.
look comfortable at the top of Group C, although the only beat the Faroe Islands 1-0, Antonio Cassano getting the goal. Russia
's 1-0 win over Macedonia saw them move to the top of Group B outright with the Republic of Ireland
paying the price for their 0-0 draw with Slovakia
Goals from Yann M'Vila and Karim Benzema saw France
earn a vital 2-1 victory against Albania with Bosnia-Hercegovina beating Belarus 2-0 to move into second place in Group D.
Sotiris Ninis's second-half goal saw Group F leaders Greece secure a 1-0 victory over third-placed Israel while second-placed Croatia
beat Malta 3-1. Cristiano Ronaldo was among the scorers as Portugal
continued to be the side to catch at the top of Group H, although Norway
, who have the same number of points, kept up the chase with a 1-0 victory over Iceland. Mohammed Abdellaoue grabbed their late winner.