Belarus and Macedonia concluded their Euro 2016 qualifying campaigns with a goalless draw which left the former Yugoslav nation bottom of Group C.
Only a win and dropped points from Luxembourg against Slovakia would see Macedonia climb off the foot of the standings, but they were unable to beat Belarus in the Borisov Arena.
Belarus' 2-0 win against Luxembourg in September ended a five-game wait for a competitive home victory, but they were unable to add a second.
The hosts went closest when Sergei...
Slovakia surprisingly lost 1-0 at home to Belarus to hamper their hopes of qualifying for Euro 2016.
Their defeat, after Stanislav Dragun's first-half goal, coupled with Ukraine's 2-0 victory at Macedonia allowed Ukraine to climb to joint second in Group C and left Slovakia requiring a win in Luxembourg on Monday to guarantee qualification for next summer's tournament.
They remain favourites to do so - Ukraine on Monday host Spain in a far more difficult fixture, even if the latter having already...