Italy moved a point clear at the top of Group A3 after a 2-1 win over Hungary in their Nations League clash in Cesena.
The European champions, who failed to qualify for the World Cup, went ahead through a fierce drive from Nicolo Barella, while Lorenzo Pellegrini doubled the lead just before the break.
Hungary reduced the deficit through an own goal from Azzurri defender Gianluca Mancini on the hour, but could not conjure an equaliser.
A late penalty from England captain Harry Kane secured a 1-1 draw against Germany in the other game in the group in Munich.
Former England youth international Jamal Musiala and Jonas Hofmann both saw first-half goals ruled out for the hosts at the Allianz Arena, but Borussia Monchengladbach midfielder Hofmann got on the scoresheet five minutes into the second half.
Gareth Southgate's men sit bottom of the table with just a point from their opening two fixtures.
In Group B3, Bosnia-Herzegovina beat Romania 1-0 in Zenica with a second-half goal from substitute Smail Prevljak to record a first win in eight Nations League games.
Bayer Leverkusen forward Joel Pohjanpalo scored twice in the space of seven first-half minutes as Finland beat Montenegro 2-0 in Helsinki to sit second on goal difference.
Turkey thrashed Lithuania 6-0 in Vilnius to make it two wins out of two in Group C1.
Dogukan Sinik struck twice in the opening 14 minutes, with veteran Fenerbahce forward Serdar Dursun adding another from the penalty spot before completing his own double with nine minutes left.
Substitute Yunus Akgun and Halil Dervisoglu wrapped things up with late goals in the closing stages as Lithuania suffered a 14th defeat in 17 internationals.
Gerson Rodrigues’ penalty with 15 minutes left gave Luxembourg a 1-0 win over the Faroe Islands in Torsvollur, where the hosts finished with nine men after Rene Joensen and Solvi Vatnhamar were sent off during the second half.