Soccer-Iceland beat Albania 2-1 to keep Brazil dream alive (Reuters)

REYKJAVIK, Sept 10 (Reuters) – Iceland took a huge step towards a first World Cup finals appearance on Tuesday when they came from behind to beat Albania 2-1 in Reykjavik to jump up into second in European qualifying Group E with two games to play. Kolbeinn Sigthorsson’s second half winner lifted Iceland to 13 points, five behind Group E leaders Switzerland and one ahead of Slovenia, who beat Cyprus 2-0 away. Gylfi Sigurdsson had already gone close for the hosts when Albania took the lead after nine minutes. …

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