Photos from N Ireland and Republic of Ireland qualifiers

Cristiano Ronaldo clears the ball for Portugal before going on to score a second-half hat-trick at Windsor Park
Cristiano Ronaldo clears the ball for Portugal before going on to score a second-half hat-trick at Windsor Park
Referee Danny Makkelie shows Helder Postiga a red card for a head-butt on Gareth McAuley late in the first half
Referee Danny Makkelie shows Helder Postiga a red card for a head-butt on Gareth McAuley late in the first half
Central defender Gareth McAuley is congratulated after heading home Northern Ireland's equaliser to make it 1-1
Central defender Gareth McAuley is congratulated after heading home Northern Ireland's equaliser to make it 1-1
Jamie Ward celebrates after scoring Northern Ireland's second goal in the Group F qualifier
Jamie Ward celebrates after scoring Northern Ireland's second goal in the Group F qualifier
Miguel closes in on Jamie Ward
Miguel closes in on Jamie Ward during Portugal's 4-2 win over Northern Ireland in Belfast
Portugal hat-trick hero Cristiano Ronaldo shields the ball from Martin Paterson
Portugal hat-trick hero Cristiano Ronaldo shields the ball from Martin Paterson
James McCarthy and Albin Ekdal in action as Sweden beat the Republic of Ireland 2-1 in Dublin
James McCarthy and Albin Ekdal in action as Sweden beat the Republic of Ireland 2-1 in Dublin
Robbie Keane begins his trademark celebration after giving the Republic of Ireland the lead in their Group C qualifier
Robbie Keane begins his trademark celebration after giving the Republic of Ireland the lead in their Group C qualifier
Sweden's Johan Elmander wheels away after scoring his side's equalising goal against the Republic of Ireland
Sweden's Johan Elmander wheels away after scoring his side's equalising goal against the Republic of Ireland
Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Marc Wilson contend for possession at the Aviva Stadium
Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Marc Wilson contend for possession at the Aviva Stadium