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Euro 2020 roundup: Ronaldo hits 700th career goal, Giroud on target again

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Olivier Giroud celebrates after putting France ahead but his lead was short-lived against Turkey.

Cristiano Ronaldo scored his 700th career goal when he converted a penalty after 72 minutes in Portugal's defeat of Euro 2020 by Ukraine.

The 34-year-old scored 95 in his home country, 450 in Real Madrid, 118 in Manchester United, 32 in Juventus and five in Sporting.

Portugal were beaten 2-1 in Group B, which led Ukraine to qualify for next summer's finals. They are at the top with 19 points from seven games, eight more than second European champions Portugal, who have a game in hand and should qualify, as the remaining two games are against Lithuania and Luxembourg.

Third-placed Serbia have 10 points from six games after a pair by Aleksandar Mitrovic gave them a 2-1 win in Lithuania. Luxembourg have four points from six games and Lithuanians support the group with one point from seven games.

In Kiev, goals from Roman Yaremchuk and Andriy Yarmolenko in the first half gave Ukraine a 2-0 lead before Ronaldo scored a penalty. Taras Stepanenko was sent off for the second yellow card.

Olivier Giroud celebrates after putting France ahead but his lead was short-lived against Turkey. Photography: Catherine Steenkeste / Getty Images

France must wait to win a place at Euro 2020 after the world champions were tied 1-1 at home by Turkey.

Kaan Ayhan equalized eight minutes after France substitute Olivier Giroud opened the scoring. He leaves the visitors at the top of Group H with 19 points from eight games ahead of France after a 2-0 win at Konya last June.

Iceland are third on 15 points after goals from Arnor Sigurdsson and Kolbeinn Sigthorsson claimed a 2-0 home win against Andorra, with Albania 12 points behind after a 4-0 away win against Iceland. Moldavia.

In the English group, Kosovo kept hoping to play the first final with a 2-0 win over Montenegro in Pristina. Amir Rrahmani and Vedat Muriqi's first-half goals mean Kosovo are just one point behind second-placed Czech Republic in Group A and will face Prague in the next round on 14 November. England could qualify that night with their victory over Montenegro at Wembley.

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