France are Brazil bound after a remarkable 3-0 win at the Stade de France, edging Ukraine 3-2 on aggregate, and coach Dider Deschamps credited "the magic of football" for Tuesday's miraculous comeback.
After being two goals down from the first-leg, France produced a stunning 3-0 win in Paris to beat Ukraine on aggregate and reach the FIFA World Cup finals, with Mamadou Sakho and Karim Benzema both scoring.
Goals from Andriy Yarmolenko and Yevhen Khacheridi earned Ukraine all three points against Moldova in their FIFA World Cup qualifying match, but only after the visitors had so nearly caused an upset in Odessa.
Jackson Martinez struck in either half to steer FC Porto past a resilient Dynamo Kiev 3-2, after the Ukrainian side equalised twice, leaving the Portuguese side top of UEFA Champions League Group A.
Ukraine were held to a goalless draw by lowly Moldova in their FIFA World Cup qualifier™ on Friday to add to the woes of a turbulent week.
Manchester City face a difficult challenge to progress in the UEFA Europa League after beaing beaten 2-0 at Dynamo Kiev, who had Andriy Shevchenko and Oleg Gusev on the scoresheet.