In the most gory news of the weekend, Russian goalie Igor Akinfeev was struck by a flare during a match against Montenegro. The match was abandoned in the 66th minute after multiple issues caused this game to be unplayable. He was monitored at the hospital and club team CSKA Moscow says that he is cleared to play their next game this weekend against Zenit St. Petersburg. (Getty)
Of the 53 teams fighting to qualify for the 2016 European Championships in France, 51 have now played five games, with only Russia and Montenegro playing four games. Click through for the pictures you need to see from the 2016 European Championship Qualification games played this past week.