Soccer: Israel cruises past Andorra to maintain Euro 2016 hopes

After losing its previous three matches, Israel kick-started its Euro 2016 qualifying campaign on Thursday night with a 4-0 victory against Andorra at Sammy Ofer Stadium in Haifa.

Israel remained in third place in Group B after brushing aside the minnows and picked up some much-needed confidence ahead of Sunday’s crucial showdown with Wales in Cardiff.

Wales continues to lead the group after beating Cyprus 1-0 in Nicosia, with Gareth Bale scoring the only goal of the match in the 82nd minute. Wales moved to 17 points, three ahead of Belgium, which defeated Bosnia-Herzegovina 3-1 in Brussels. Edin Dzeko gave Bosnia the lead in the 15th minute, only for Marouane Fellaini (23), Kevin De Bruyne (44) and Eden Hazard (78) to complete the comeback for the hosts.

Source: http://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Sports/Soccer-Israel-cruises-past-Andorra-to-maintain-Euro-2016-hopes-415218

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