Substitute Daniel Sturridge earned Liverpool a 3-3 draw at Everton with a late goal in a thrilling Merseyside derby. Philippe Coutinho and Luis Suarez gave the visitors the lead, but Romelu Lukaku's brace put Everton ahead.
England’s Premier League has had a big hand in Belgium’s qualification for Brazil 2014, with many of Les Diables Rouges’ leading lights having taken their game to the next level across the Channel.
It was a positive matchday for the majority of leaders in Europe's nine groups most notably Belgium, while Bosnia-Herzegovina suffered defeat, and both Netherlands and France stumbled on the road.
Group A leaders Belgium won 2-0 away to Scotland to take a big step towards FIFA World Cup qualification, with Steven Defour and Kevin Mirallas scoring their goals.
Everton manager David Moyes says an emotion-charged atmosphere made for a fitting farewell to Goodison Park ahead of his move to the Manchester United hot-seat.
Rio Ferdinand scored his first goal in five years to lift Manchester United to a 2-1 victory over Swansea City in Sir Alex Ferguson's final match at Old Trafford, while Everton beat West Ham United 2-0 and Southampton drew 1-1 with Sunderland.