Wales 3-1 win over Finland ensure top position in Nation League group

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Wales men’s football team have qualified on Nations League after a 3-1 victory over Finland. Wales and Finland met on Wednesday for the top spot in Group A. With Finland just one point behind Wales.

Wales were undefeated in 10 competitive matches and out of 10 matches keeper have kept 7 clean sheets and longest winning streak in their history.  

Wales made three changes from the team that beat the Republic of Ireland in their last match. Caretaker boss, Robert Page managed the team in absence of Wales manager Ryan Giggs for a third game.

Wales star Bale got an early opportunity to score due to Ireland error from defence, although saved by Finland’s goalkeeper. eventually when Bale manages to slip the ball into Harry Wilson, who scored the first goal of the match.

Wales’ preceding four Nations League wins had been by a 1-0, and this was the first time they had scored two in a game since beating Hungary 2-0 to reach Euro 2020.

Assistant coach Page said: “We showed our intent from the first minute on the pitch and rose to the occasion.”

He added that work “carries on as normal” ahead of the 2022 World Cup qualifying draw taking place in Switzerland on December 7.

Wales will face next to the likes of Switzerland and Turkey in their first few fixtures of the Euro 2020.


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