|Attempts off target||17||2|
|3||Bosnia and Herzegovina||Italy|
|2||Switzerland||Republic of Ireland|
|5||Northern Ireland||San Marino|
|2||Turkey||Republic of Ireland|
|3||Hungary||Bosnia and Herzegovina|
Defending champions Germany signed off from the 2010/11 UEFA European Under-21 Championship with a comfortable victory, though their chance of reaching the play-offs for the finals in Denmark had already passed.
Two goals from captain Lewis Holtby and a third from Patrick Herrmann at Sportpark in Ingolstadt ensured Northern Ireland would not steal third place in Group 5 from Rainer Adrion's side. As it is, Steve Beaglehole's outfit ended up in fourth place, with the Czech Republic and Iceland taking the top two spots in the section.
A defensive error allowed winger Holtby a sight of goal on 42 minutes, with his left-footed effort from distance speeding past Conor Devlin in the Northern Ireland goal. TSG 1899 Hoffenheim midfielder Boris Vukčević then set up the 19-year-old for a second on the hour, with Herrmann profiting from a goalkeeping blunder to round off the scoring not long afterwards.
"I am pleased with how my team played in the last two games," concluded Adrion. "We tried out practically a whole new team looking ahead to the next campaign. We have lots of good young players with great potential, so I hope the next set of qualifiers will be better for us than this one."
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|1||Kevin Trapp (GK)||1||Conor Devlin (GK)|
|2||Tony Jantschke||2||Adam Thompson|
|3||Konstantin Rausch||3||Lee Hodson|
|4||Stefan Bell||4||Robert Weir|
|5||Jan Tilman Kirchhoff||5||Jonathan Flynn|
|6||Christoph Moritz||6||Ryan McGivern (C)|
|9||Richard Sukuta-Pasu||9||Liam Boyce|
|10||Mario Götze||10||William McKay|
|11||Lewis Holtby (C)|
|12||Oliver Baumann (GK)||12||Wayne Drummond (GK)|
|13||Patrick Funk||13||Patrick McLaughlin|
|15||Marc Hornschuh||15||William Grigg|
|17||Nils Teixeira||17||James Lawrie|
|Rainer Adrion (GER)||Steve Beaglehole (NIR)|
|Hannes Kaasik (EST)|
|Jaanus Mutli (EST), Hannes Reinvald (EST)|
|Sten Kaldma (EST)|