Portugal was in control but hadn't been able to create many scoring chances until Djourou found his own net while trying to clear a cross from the left by Eliseu in the 41st minute. The Red Devils with 39 goals are the highest goal scorers in the European qualifiers so far, including scorelines of 8-1 and 9-0 home wins over Estonia and Gibraltar respectively.
France still would have qualified for the World Cup on Tuesday with a draw or even a loss, because Sweden lost 2-0 to the Netherlands in its final qualifying match. The sought-after Southampton centre-back makes our side in a slightly makeshift back three. A place in this side will surely be some consolation for the copy-and-paste schemer.
Switzerland had won all of its nine qualifiers until Tuesday's setback.
Sweden, Switzerland, Northern Ireland, Repubic of Ireland, Denmark, Slovakia, Italy, Greece and Croatia have reached the play-offs stages and four sides will progress to finals over two-legged ties.
Australia beat Syria 3-2 on aggregate to book their spot in an intercontinental playoff against Honduras, who finished fourth in North, Central and Caribbean America ahead of the United States, in November.
From LaLiga's best keeper to Arsenal's superstar bench-warmer via the catalyst for Leicester's 5000/1 Premier League triumph, here's our pick of the best XI featuring players who definitely won't be taking part next summer.
Twenty-three of the 32 participants of the 2018 FIFA World Cup have already booked their tickets to Russia.