Norway clinched second place in qualifying Group 9 after a dominant victory over FYR Macedonia in Oslo, but may fall short of a play-off berth.
England and Serbia will have the chance to reach South Africa 2010 in midweek, while Denmark, Slovakia and Spain could also secure qualification.
Norway's qualification bid for South Africa 2010 suffered a setback as they were held to a draw by Iceland in Reykjavik tonight.
Sweden gave some much-needed impetus to their qualification hopes with a win over Hungary, while France could only draw with Romania at home.
Norway were the day's big winners with a 4-0 victory over Scotland, while Germany and France both edged closer to a place at South Africa 2010.
Scotland manager George Burley lamented his side's luck in losing 4-0 to Norway but insisted they can still qualify for the 2010 FIFA World Cup.