Ramos honoured by Spain fans
Paris, France - Finland qualified for the first major tournament in its history on Friday with a 3-0 win over Liechtenstein while Sweden sealed its place at the Euro 2020 finals following a victory in Romania.
Norwich City forward Teemu Pukki scored twice in Helsinki and Jasse Tuominen also netted to bring the home crowd pouring onto the pitch at the final whistle as Finland wrapped up second place behind Group J winner Italy.
Roberto Mancini's Italy registered a record tenth straight win as it eased past Bosnia and Herzegovina 3-0 in Zenica.
Francesco Acerbi, Lorenzo Insigne and Andrea Belotti scored for Italy, which has bounced back impressively after failing to qualify for last year's World Cup year for the first time since 1958.
"Mancini has done a great job, he has given us clear ideas in a short period of time. We are proud of the record of ten consecutive wins but our objectives and our dreams are honestly others," said Belotti.
Bosnia is guaranteed a place in the playoffs after finishing top of its UEFA Nations League group last year.
Sweden qualified for a sixth straight European Championships after a 2-0 success in Bucharest that eliminated Romania from contention.
Marcus Berg and Robin Quaison scored first-half goals for Sweden which secured second place behind Group F winners Spain, leaving Romania hoping for a playoff berth.
Berg headed in an inviting cross from Emil Forsberg as Sweden surged ahead on 18 minutes and then turned provider as he cushioned the ball off for Quaison to double the lead.
Seven different players were on target for already-qualified Spain in a 7-0 thrashing of lowly Malta in Cadiz.
Alvaro Morata opened the scoring on 23 minutes before former Arsenal midfielder Santi Cazorla bagged his first international goal in four years.
Pau Torres, substitutes Pablo Sarabia and Dani Olmo, Gerard Moreno and Jesus Navas completed the rout as Spain made sure of top spot.
Spanish fans honoured Sergio Ramos with a huge mosaic of the defender who last month broke the record previously held by Iker Casillas for most national team appearances.
"I'm very happy. What better way for me to toast this tribute than with a victory of such authority and playing such good football?" said Ramos, who earned his 169th cap on Friday.
Alexander Sorloth struck twice for Norway in a 4-0 win over the Faroe Islands. Tore Reginiussen and Iver Fossum got the other goals in Oslo for the hosts who will head into the playoffs.
Denmark requires a draw from its final game against the Republic of Ireland after a 6-0 demolition of Gibraltar.
Switzerland occupies second place in Group D behind Denmark after a nervy 1-0 win over Georgia courtesy of late header from debutant Cedric Itten.
Finland's captain Tim Sparv (centre) and goalkeeper Lukas Hradecky celebrate with their teammates after qualifying for the UEFA Euro 2020 with a win over Liechtenstein on Friday