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Liechtenstein coach promises 'great celebration'

"It's absolutely brilliant that we won an away game," said Liechtenstein boss René Pauritsch after their first such result in UEFA EURO qualifying arrived to Moldova's chagrin.

Highlights: Moldova v Liechtenstein

Liechtenstein win 1-0 in Moldova, their first UEFA EURO qualifying away victory
Successful coach René Pauritsch promises "a great celebration"
Moldova's Alexandr Kurteyan upset by the result and performance
Next games: Moldova v Sweden, Liechtenstein v Austria (27 March)

René Pauritsch, Liechtenstein coach
We are happy about everything. This is our tenth victory. We have won for the first time in two years. It's absolutely brilliant that we won an away game. We have the opportunity to have a great celebration. Don't worry, we shall do it!

Our task in this group is to not finish bottom. We claimed a victory tonight and we want to take points in our next games. We play defensive football. From time to time it produces good results for us. Tonight is a holiday for us.

Alexandr Kurteyan, Moldova coach
I am sad about the result. But I am even more sad about the quality of the game – I expected the opposite. Liechtenstein were lucky tonight but after the away game we shall be the winners.

You need to score to win. We created enough good chances but most of our shots were off target. We work a lot on set pieces but this evening could not do anything with them.

We are only taking our first steps in creating a good national team. It needs time. Every player must improve and all of them understand this. All of them are disappointed because we wanted to win. We need to learn from such defeats. It is harder to do it after victories.

Radu Ginsari, Moldova forward
We knew the fans were waiting for us to win today, anticipating a positive result, and we tried to achieve it. I cannot say that our performance was bad – we had control of the ball, had the initiative, but there was not enough sharpness up front. The main thing is we didn't score and our opponents did. Without doubt, it is a bad result for us.

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