European Qualifying roundup

Germany slams six past Ireland in Dublin

October 12, 2012
By ESPN.com news services
Marco Reus scored two first-half goals and Germany poured in four more after the break to sweep aside Ireland 6-1 on Friday in a World Cup qualifier.

The Borussia Dortmund winger put the visitors in control by scoring in the 32nd and 40th minutes to silence the crowd at Dublin's sold-out Aviva Stadium.

Wayne Rooney, meanwhile, marked being handed the temporary England captaincy by scoring twice in a routine 5-0 win over San Marino, taking his goal total in international matches ...

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