Andorra beat Hungary 1-0 in a World Cup qualifier on Friday to win their first competitive game in 13 years, ending a 66-match winless streak in official competitions.
It was only the second win for the small country of Andorra in qualifying for either the World Cup or the European Championship, and the first since a 1-0 win over Macedonia in October 2004.
Several Andorra players were in tears after the final whistle, having secured a historic victory. They are ranked 186th by FIFA, while Hungary...
Andorra ended a run of 58 competitive defeats stretching back more than 11 years by drawing with the Faroe Islands on Saturday.
It may have been a goalless stalemate against fellow minnows reduced to 10 men, but it did little to quell the celebrations of Koldo Alvarez's underdogs.
Though they beat San Marino in a friendly last month, Andorra had lost every World Cup or European Championship qualifier since a goalless draw with Finland in September 2005.
Despite completing only 94 passes -- an average...
Hungary kept the pressure on Group B leaders Switzerland with a comfortable 4-0 win over Andorra in Budapest.
Andorra, who have not secured a point in World Cup qualification since September 2005, held out for 34 minutes before they were finally breached by a strike from the evergreen Zoltan Gera.
The hosts managed to get a second on the stroke of half-time when Adam Lang tapped in at the back post to score his first goal for his country.
Hungary started the second half on the front foot and extended...
Switzerland eventually got past a stubborn Andorra side to go top of Group B thanks to a 2-1 win at Estadi Nacional.
The opener came from the penalty spot after Admir Mehmedi was brought down in the area which was converted by defender Fabian Schar.
Despite plenty of attempts on goal, the visitors finally got their second when Xherdan Shaqiri found Mehmedi to nod home with 13 minutes remaining as they looked to ease to victory.
But Andorra caused some concern through Alexandre Martinez's 25-yard...