Slovakia's route to the World Cup finals

May 20 (Reuters) - Slovakia's route to the World Cup finals in South Africa from June 11 to July 11:

HOW THEY QUALIFIED

European Group Three

P W D L F A Pts

SLOVAKIA * 10 7 1 2 22 10 22

Slovenia ** 10 6 2 2 18 4 20

Czech Republic 10 4 4 2 17 6 16

Northern Ireland 10 4 3 3 13 9 15

Poland 10 3 2 5 19 14 11

San Marino 10 0 0 10 1 47 0

* Qualified for the 2010 FIFA World Cup

**Qualified for the play-off matches (Nov. 14/18 2009)

RESULTS

06.09.08

Slovakia 2 Northern Ireland 1

In Bratislava

Scorers:

Slovakia: Martin Skrtel 47, Marek Hamsik 70

Northern Ireland: Jan Durica 81og

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10.09.08

Slovenia 2 Slovakia 1

In Maribor

Scorers:

Slovenia: Milivoje Novakovic 22, 81

Slovakia: Martin Jakubko 83

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11.10.08

San Marino 1 Slovakia 3

In Serravalle

Scorers:

San Marino: Andy Selva 45

Slovakia: Stanislav Sestak 33, Jan Kozak 39, Miroslav Karhan 51

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15.10.08

Slovakia 2 Poland 1

In Bratislava

Scorers:

Slovakia: Stanislav Sestak 84, 86

Poland: Ebi Smolarek 70

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01.04.09

Czech Republic 1 Slovakia 2

In Prague

Scorers:

Czech Republic: Marek Jankulovski 30

Slovakia: Stanislav Sestak 22, Erik Jendrisek 82

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06.06.09

Slovakia 7 San Marino 0

In Bratislava

Scorers: Marek Cech 3, 32, Peter Pekarik 12, Miroslav Stoch 35, Jan Kozak 42, Martin Jakubko 63, Lubos Hanzel 68

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05.09.09

Slovakia 2 Czech Republic 2

In Bratislava

Scorers:

Slovakia: Stanislav Sestak 59, Marek Hamsik 73pen

Czech Republic: Daniel Pudil 68, Milan Baros 83

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09.09.09

Northern Ireland 0 Slovakia 2

In Belfast

Scorers: Stanislav Sestak 15, Filip Holosko 67

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10.10.09

Slovakia 0 Slovenia 2

In Bratislava

Scorers: Valter Birsa 56, Nejc Pecnik 90+3

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14.10.09

Poland 0 Slovakia 1

In Chorzow

Scorer: Seweryn Gancarczyk 3og

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(Compiled by Neil Maidment; to query or comment on this story email sportsfeedback@thomsonreuters.com)