Moldova 0-2 Wales: The Dragons leave it late to remain in qualification contention [Best Tweets]

Wales had to dig deep to eke out a late 2-0 win against a resilient Moldova on Tuesday to remain in contention for a place in next summer’s World Cup.

The home side, 141 places below Wales in the FIFA rankings, stood resolute against the might of the visitors’ attack, surprisingly frustrating them till the 80th minute. However, the deadlock, and Moldova’s resolve, was finally broken with just ten minutes left in regulation time as Hal Robson-Kanu headed in the opener.

The win was then rounded off in injury time after Aaron Ramsey’s long-range effort was deflected past Ilie Cebanu. The result saw Wales leapfrog Republic of Ireland into second spot in Group D, setting up a tasty tenth round encounter with their rivals that will practically decide who goes into the playoffs.

The aforementioned was among the talking points as well as people took to Twitter following Wales’ win:

Chris Coleman received some praise as well, as his side remained in contention for Russia 2018:

But, the night belonged to young sensation Ben Woodburn who backed his match-winning effort against Austria with a deadlock-breaking assist on Tuesday:

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