Raymond Domenech has praised his France players for the spirit they showed in the 3-1 win over Austria, and urged them to take it into the play-offs.
Switzerland and Slovakia seized Europe's last two automatic berths in South Africa, while Portugal, Greece, Slovenia and Ukraine made the play-offs.
Goals from Karim Benzema, Thierry Henry and Andre-Pierre Gignac gave France a morale-boosting 3-1 win over Austria ahead of their forthcoming play-off.
Romania ended their disappointing South Africa 2010 qualifying campaign with a 3-1 home victory over Group 7's bottom team, the Faroe Islands.
Lithuania inflicted the second defeat of already-qualified Serbia's FIFA World Cup qualifying campaign with a 2-1 victory in rain-soaked Marijampole.
Switzerland, Greece, Slovakia and Slovenia head into Wednesday's final qualifiers hoping to claim the two remaining direct tickets to South Africa.