2018 World Cup qualifying tables: Uefa European standings after four matches

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England head into March's international break looking to consolidate top spot in Group G on the road to qualifying for the 2018 World Cup in Russia.

Gareth Southgate's Three Lions lead their group with 10 points from their opening four games, and welcome Lithuania to Wembley on Sunday 26 March following a friendly in Germany on Wednesday.

The usual contenders are all flying high elsewehere around Europe, with France and Netherlands battling it out at the top of Group A and Portugal pushing Switzerland in Group B.

World Cup holders Germany are five points clear in Group C with Northern Ireland in fine form in second spot, while Republic of Ireland head up Group D as Wales sit third in hot pursuit.

Scroll down for a run-down of the Uefa groups...

2018 WORLD CUP QUALIFYING GROUPS: EUROPE

GROUP A

Pos Team P W D L GD Pts
1 France 4 3 1 0 5 10
2 Netherlands 4 2 1 1 4 7
3 Sweden 4 2 1 1 3 7
4 Bulgaria 4 2 0 2 -4 6
5 Belarus 4 0 2 2 -4 1
6 Luxembourg 4 0 1 3 -4 1

GROUP B

Pos Team P W D L GD Pts
1 Switzerland 4 4 0 0 6 12
2 Portugal 4 3 0 1 13 9
3 Hungary 4 2 1 2 5 7
4 Faroe Islands 4 1 1 2 -6 4
5 Latvia 4 1 0 3 -6 2
6 Andorra 4 0 0 4 -12 0

GROUP C

Pos Team P W D L GD Pts
1 Germany 4 3 1 0 6 12
2 N. Ireland 4 2 1 1 6 7
3 Azerbaijan 4 2 1 1 -2 7
4 Czech Rep. 4 1 2 1 -2 5
5 Georgia 4 1 0 3 -2 3
6 San Marino 4 0 0 4 -16 0

GROUP D

Pos Team P W D L GD Pts
1 Rep. Ireland 4 3 1 0 4 10
2 Serbia 4 2 2 0 4 8
3 Wales 4 1 3 0 4 6
4 Austria 4 1 1 2 -1 4
5 Georgia 4 0 2 2 -2 2
6 Moldova 4 0 1 3 -9 1

GROUP E

Pos Team P W D L GD Pts
1 Poland 4 3 1 0 5 10
2 Montenegro 4 2 1 1 5 7
3 Denmark 4 2 0 2 2 6
4 Romania 4 1 2 1 2 5
5 Armenia 4 1 0 3 -6 3
6 Kazakhstan 4 0 2 2 -8 2

GROUP F

Pos Team P W D L GD Pts
1 England 4 3 1 0 6 10
2 Slovenia 4 2 2 0 2 8
3 Slovakia 4 2 0 2 5 6
4 Lithuania 4 1 2 1 -2 5
5 Scotland 4 1 1 2 -2 4
6 Malta 4 0 0 4 -9 0

GROUP G

Pos Team P W D L GD Pts
1 Spain 4 3 1 0 14 10
2 Italy 4 3 1 0 7 10
3 Israel 4 3 0 1 3 9
4 Albania 4 2 0 2 -2 6
5 Macedonia 4 0 0 4 -7 0
6 Liechtenstein 4 0 0 4 -15 0

GROUP H

Pos Team P W D L GD Pts
1 Belgium 4 4 0 0 20 12
2 Greece 4 3 1 0 7 10
3 Bosnia.H 4 2 1 1 3 7
4 Cyprus 4 1 0 3 -5 3
5 Estonia 4 1 0 3 -10 3
6 Gibraltar 4 0 0 4 -15 0

GROUP I

Pos Team P W D L GD Pts
1 Croatia 4 3 1 0 9 10
2 Ukraine 4 2 2 0 4 8
3 Iceland 4 2 1 1 1 7
4 Turkey 4 1 2 1 0 5
5 Finland 4 0 1 3 -3 1
6 Kosovo 4 0 1 3 -11 1

Robert Lewandowski is spear-heading Poland in Group E, Spain and Italy are on course in Group G, while Belgium (H) and Croatia (I) are sitting pretty as well.

The group winners all qualify for the tournament, while the eight-best group runners-up head into a playoff round in November.

The four winners of the two-leg ties will qualify for the World Cup.

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