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PHOTO GALLERY: All the action from Friday's European World Cup playoffs




Greece's Kostas Katsouranis (top) jumps onto Kostas Mitroglou as they celebrate Mitroglou's goal against Romania during their 2014 World Cup qualifying playoff first leg soccer match at Karaiskaki stadium in Piraeus, near Athens November 15, 2013. (Photo: Reuters)

Greece's goalkeeper Orestis Karnezis celebrates their third goal against Romania during their 2014 World Cup first leg qualifying playoff soccer match at Karaiskaki stadium in Piraeus near Athens November 15, 2013. (Photo: Reuters)

Romania's fans wave flares during their 2014 World Cup first leg qualifying playoff soccer match against Greece at Karaiskaki stadium in Piraeus near Athens November 15, 2013. (Photo: Reuters)

A young supporter of Sweden's soccer team with face painted with national colours, reacts to the photographer prior a World Cup qualifying first leg playoff soccer match between Portugal and Sweden at the Luz stadium in Lisbon, Portugal, Friday, Nov. 15, 2013. Portugal won 1-0. (Photo: AP)

Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo, right, faces towards Sweden's goalkeeper Andreas Isaksson during a World Cup qualifying first leg playoff soccer match between Portugal and Sweden at the Luz stadium in Lisbon, Portugal, Friday, Nov. 15, 2013. Ronaldo scored once in Portugal's 1-0 victory. (Photo: AP)

Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo (C) celebrates beside team mate Nani after scoring a goal against Sweden during his 2014 World Cup first leg qualifying playoff soccer match at Luz stadium in Lisbon November 15, 2013. (Photo: Reuters)

Cheerleaders entertain the spectators before the World Cup qualifying playoff first leg soccer match between Portugal and Sweden Friday, Nov. 15 2013, at the Luz stadium in Lisbon. Portugal defeated Sweden 1-0. (Photo: AP)

Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates with Fabio Coentrao after scoring the opening goal during the World Cup qualifying playoff first leg soccer match between Portugal and Sweden Friday, Nov. 15 2013, at the Luz stadium in Lisbon. (Photo: AP)

Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo, foreground, scores the opening goal past Sweden's Martin Olsson, right, and goalkeeper Andreas Isaksson during a World Cup qualifying playoff first-leg soccer match Friday, Nov. 15 2013, at the Luz stadium in Lisbon. (Photo: AP)

France's Franck Ribery (front) walks after Ukraine's Andriy Yarmolenko celebrates his goal with team mates (back) during the 2014 World Cup qualifying first leg playoff soccer match at the Olympic stadium in Kiev November 15, 2013. (Photo: Reuters)

Ukraine's Roman Zozulya (4th L) celebrates his goal with team mates during their 2014 World Cup qualifying first leg playoff soccer match against France at the Olympic stadium in Kiev November 15, 2013. (Photo: Reuters)

Ukraine fans cheer during their World Cup qualifying playoff first leg soccer match against France at the Olympiyskiy national stadium in Kiev, Ukraine, Friday, Nov. 15, 2013. (Photo: AP)

France fans cheer during their World Cup qualifying playoff first leg soccer match against Ukraine at the Olympiyskiy national stadium in Kiev, Ukraine, Friday, Nov. 15, 2013. (Photo: AP)

Ukraine's Roman Zozulya (front) celebrates his goal with team mates during their 2014 World Cup qualifying first leg playoff soccer match against France at the Olympic stadium in Kiev November 15, 2013. (Photo: Reuters)

Iceland's Kari Arnason, left, challenges Croatia's Eduardo Alves da Silva for the ball during their World Cup qualifying playoff first leg soccer match in Reykjavik, Iceland, Friday Nov. 15, 2013. (Photo: AP)

Croatia soccer supporters cheer their team during their World Cup qualifying payoff soccer match against Iceland, in Reykjavik, Iceland, Friday Nov. 15, 2013. (Photo: AP)

Iceland supporters react during their team match against Croatia, during their World Cup qualifying payoff soccer match in Reykjavik, Iceland, Friday Nov. 15, 2013. (Photo: AP)

Ahram Online offers you a collection of the best pictures from Friday's European World Cup playoffs