Republic of Ireland's 15-game unbeaten run at home was ended by Iceland on Tuesday, a Hordur Bjorgvin Magnusson free-kick earning a 1-0 win.
Belgium were denied victory by a late Aleksandr Bukharov goal that earned Russia a 3-3 draw, much to Roberto Martinez's frustration.
In a goalless draw between South Africa and Angola, referee Joshua Bondo and Natael's coming together proved a source of controversy.
Marco Van Basten's suggestion of scrapping the offside rule - backed by Oliver Bierhoff - has drawn criticism from Joachim Low.
Argentina will start with Angel Correa in attack against Bolivia after Lionel Messi was ruled out of the match due to suspension.
Gerard Pique is set to retire from Spain duty after the 2018 World Cup, but Vicente del Bosque thinks he should reconsider his future.
Pierluigi Casiraghi has confirmed Inter held talks with Gianfranco Zola before appointing Stefano Pioli as Frank de Boer's successor.
Argentina will appeal Lionel Messi's four-match ban and former coach Cesar Luis Menotti believes it to be excessive.
Christian Benteke scored twice but Belgium were denied victory by Aleksandr Bukharov's late strike for Russia in a 3-3 draw.
Isco continues to be linked with Barcelona, but Sergio Ramos remains hopeful that he will not push through a move away from Real Madrid.
Argentina can call upon the likes of Gonzalo Higuain, Sergio Aguero and Paulo Dybala but their recent record without Lionel Messi is awful.
Lionel Messi has been suspended by FIFA for abusing a linesman during Argentina's win over Chile, but an appeal will be launched.
Messi will miss all but one of Argentina's remaining qualifiers for the 2018 World Cup.
Lionel Messi has been suspended by FIFA for abusing a linesman during Argentina's win over Chile, ruling him out for four games.
Hong Jeong-ho's goal was enough for South Korea to see off a spirited Syria side in World Cup qualifying.
Shinji Kagawa, Shinji Okazaki, Yuya Kubo and Maya Yoshida were all on target as Japan routed Thailand 4-0 in the AFC World Cup qualifiers.
Defeat to Australia in Sydney has prompted Mahdi Ali to end his five-year tenure as United Arab Emirates coach.
Sergio Ramos is primed for some tough encounters against Antoine Griezmann but is glad the France and Atleti star plies his trade in LaLiga.
Goals from Jackson Irvine and Mathew Leckie earned an important 2-0 win for Australia over United Arab Emirates in World Cup qualifying.
Serbian club Partizan Belgrade will be able to compete in European competitions after their three-season UEFA ban was lifted.