Moldovan football fans were given a big lift after their team beat Kazakhstan to end their long run of successive defeats on the international football scene.Moldova came into the UEFA Nations League playoff second leg clash with Kazakhstan on the back of ten straight defeats. In the end, they were able to put an end to the run of successive defeats with a 1-0 away win over Kazakhstan.

The last win celebrated by Moldovan football fans was the 1-0 home win over Azerbaijan in what was an international friendly clash played in June 2021. VitalieDamascan scored the only goal of the game as early as the eighth minute. The Moldovans were able to keep the lead given to them by Damascan for the rest of the game.Moldova went on a run of ten successive defeats after the victory over Azerbaijan.

In the immediate game after the Kazakhstan clash, Moldovan football fans watched on as their team lost 2-0 at home to Austria courtesy the goals from Christoph Baumgartner and Marko Arnautovic. The game against the Austrians was a qualifier ahead of theFIFA World Cup tournament in Qatar. The next six matches after Austria were also qualifiersahead of the Qatar 2022 World Cup tournament against Scotland (0-1 away from home), Faroe Islands (1-2 away from home), Denmark (0-4 at home), Israel (1-2 away from home), Scotland (0-2 at home) and Austria (1-4 away from home).

Moldovan football sufferedseven successive defeats in the World Cup qualifiers on the back of the slim 1-0 win over Azerbaijan.Afterwards, Moldova ended on the losing side of a five-goal thriller with Ugandain an international friendly played in January 2022thus making it eight straight losses. The 4-0 loss to Korea Republic in an international friendly played in January 2022 made it nine consecutive defeats before the 2-1 loss at home to Kazakhstan in their UEFA Nations League playoff first leg made it ten straight defeats. The run of losses was stopped by the second leg againstKazakhstan via a 1-0 scoreline.