Robin van Persie registered a hat-trick as the Netherlands, who had already qualified for Brazil 2014, won 8-1 to dent opponents’ Hungary’s qualification hopes.
Reigning champions CSKA Moscow came from behind to secure a 2-1 win at Tom Tomsk and maintain their unbeaten run in the league while Alexander Kerzhakov scored in injury time to grab a point for Zenit against Dynamo Moscow.
Dinamo Moscow moved up to fourth in the Russian Premier League with a battling 2-1 win at Krylya Sovetov while city rivals Lokomotiv Moscow also won, beating Amkar Perm 4-2.
FIFA.com spoke to Gabor Kiraly and Balazs Dzsudzsak ahead of Hungary's crucial Brazil 2014 qualifier in Turkey as the current crop seek to revive the fabled name of the Magyars and end a three-decade drought from the world stage.
Jeremain Lens bagged two goals as the Netherlands showed their class during a 4-1 victory over Group D rivals Hungary in Budapest.
Giovanni Trapattoni has come down from his fiery response to Republic of Ireland's goalless draw with Hungary, and is confident the side ready for the UEFA EURO 2012.