We always knew Liverpool star Woodburn would choose Wales over England: Coleman

Bale's audacious effort was set up by a misjudged clearance from Austria's Kevin Danso

A Gareth Bale shot from the edge of the box was spilled by the keeper into the path of Aaron Ramsey, who's shot was saved by the keeper, before Kanu pounced on the rebound with the goal gaping, only to see his shot blocked on the line by the defender.

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Cenk Tosun was the hero on the night, as he netted the game's only goal in the 75th minute.

But after Wales trimmed the gap to Group D's second-placed team, the Republic of Ireland, to two points, Coleman was quick to praise his senior players. Yet despite their late surge, the scoreline flattered Wales.

Unable to take the chances that came their way, the visitors didn't look like a side ranked 141 places above their opponents, but that changed when Woodburn appeared on the hour mark.

First, Bale's acrobatic overhead effort was superbly clawed away by Lindner before Hal Robson-Kanu's drive clipped the base of the post with virtually the final kick of the game.

Chris Coleman, the Wales manager, was forced to sleep in his tracksuit to keep the cockroaches from biting the last time he was in the Moldovan capital back in 1994.

"They show a lot of early confidence but you can go left or right".

In his two brief appearances in the last 4 days he has scored a victor and broke the deadlock in Wales' two World Cup qualifiers and in doing so has significantly boosted their chance of heading to Russian Federation next summer. "We will need our perseverance and resilience again". "He has had a massive impact in both games and what a player he already is", the Stoke City man said.

"Their goal came out of the blue and set us back - but we came roaring back", said O'Neill.

The trend setters were the John Charles-inspired 1958 squad who couldn't get their placement right ahead of a play-off with Israel.

"The manager said to me before I went on to enjoy myself and help the team as best as I could, and hopefully I did that".

O'Neill was bullish when asked whether he thought Ireland could still make it to Russian Federation next summer.

Woodburn then started his first Premier League game in a 2-1 Liverpool win at Stoke in April. "Realistically we have to get maximum to give ourselves a chance of second". "We are capable of that".



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