The race for first place promises to be an enthralling tussle as Group E pits together three sides – Norway, Slovenia and Switzerland – in the FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking top 30.
Before the Preliminary Draw for the 2014 FIFA World Cup, FIFA.com remembers some of the best qualifying matches from the last edition, featuring a thumping for Argentina and an African classic.
With games against England and USA to come for these two teams, Algeria and Slovenia will be desperate to take three points from their Group C match-up.
Zlatko Dedic, Slovenia's match-winner in the play-off against Russia, tells FIFA that there is more to come from the European Zone's surprise packages.
Bayern Munich drew level on points with Bayer Leverkusen with a 3-1 victory over Wolfsburg as Arjen Robben scored in his third straight match.
Russian press and fans were left shocked after the national side's defeat to Slovenia in the return play-off match left them out of the FIFA World Cup.