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Oct 13, 2015 at 7.45pm UK at Millennium Stadium
Wales
2-0
AndorraAndorra
Ramsey (50'), Bale (86')
FT(HT: 0-0)

Result: Wales finish campaign with victory

Wales finish their Euro 2016 qualifying campaign with a 2-0 win over Andorra on a night of celebration in Cardiff.

Wales have celebrated Euro 2016 qualification by claiming a 2-0 victory over Andorra in their Group B finale.

After qualification was confirmed at the weekend, it was a party atmosphere at the Cardiff City Stadium long before kickoff and Chris Coleman's side made sure to finish off with a win in the capital.

Wales player Aaron Ramsey celebrates after scoring the first goal during the UEFA EURO 2016 Group B Qualifier between Wales and Andorra at Cardiff City stadium on October 13, 2015© Getty Images

The game was stopped for almost eight minutes in the early stages as medical staff were forced on the pitch to attend to Victor Moreira, who appeared to be knocked out by a challenge from James Chester.

Wales quickly took control when the game was restarted, with Gareth Bale creating space before testing Ferran Pol with a powerful strike from a tight angle.

Chris Coleman's players were certain they should have been awarded a penalty when Jonathan Williams went down under a challenge from Ildefons Lima, but the appeals were ignored by the referee.

Opportunities were frequent in the first half, but the closest the hosts would come before the break came from an Andorran mistake when Max Llovera got too much on a header back to Pol, who was forced to tip the ball over his crossbar.

Gareth Bale of Wales celebrates with Aaron Ramsey (R) as he scores their second goal during the UEFA EURO 2016 qualifying Group B match between Wales and Andorra at Cardiff City Stadium on October 13, 2015© Getty Images

Pol's impressive evening continued when he backtracked to tip Aaron Ramsey's header against the woodwork after the Arsenal midfielder diverted a Ben Davies cross towards the top corner.

David Edwards headed wide as the influential Bale continued to trouble the visiting defence, before Davies curled just over as Wales piled the pressure on in first-half stoppage time.

The lead finally belonged to Wales five minutes into the second half as Pol saved from an Ashley Williams header, only to see Ramsey react quickest to finish emphatically from close range.

Andorra's attempts to break up play with regular fouls frustrated the Welsh players and supporters, but the host remained dominant throughout and continued to create chances, with Ramsey taking on a couple of defenders before dragging a shot just wide.

In truth, it should have been a much more emphatic triumph for Coleman's side, but they were unable to capitalise on their opportunities, with Sam Vokes heading straight at Pol after Williams had seen his own header parried by the goalkeeper.

It was left to Bale to have the final say late on as he met a Davies cross with a low shot to ensure Wales would not be denied a win at the end of a memorable campaign.

Belgium's victory over Israel earned them top spot in the group, but it did not stop the celebrations as Wales delivered the win in their final test before switching their focus to next summer's tournament.

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Wales player Gareth Bale shoots at goal during the UEFA EURO 2016 Group B Qualifier between Wales and Andorra at Cardiff City stadium on October 13, 2015
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