• Moldova's Vitalie Bordian, left, and Alexandru Onica, center, challenge Russia's Pavel Mamaev, right, during the Euro 2016 group G, qualifying match between Moldova and Russia, at the Zimbru Stadium, in Chisinau, Moldova, Friday, Oct. 9, 2015. (AP Photo/Roveliu Buga)

    Russia beats Moldova to close in on Euro 2016 place

    CHISINAU, Moldova (AP) — Russia took a big step toward qualifying for Euro 2016 on Friday as a 2-1 win over Moldova strengthened its hold on second place in Group G.

    Updated: 3:28 pm