San Marino 0 Northern Ireland 3: Magennis double sees off determined minnows

Northern Ireland are closing in on a World Cup qualifying play-off place despite making hard work of a 3-0 victory in San Marino on Friday.

All three goals arrived in the final 20 minutes – through Josh Magennis twice and Steven Davis' penalty – as the second-placed side in Group C won a fourth consecutive international for the first time in their history.

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