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Good evening, welcome to the Stade
de France in Paris. It is over a
month since Wales' World Cup dreams
were crashed. As Chris Coleman
weighs up his future, the team are
back for a friendly against France -
one of the best teams on the planet.
It's been the toughest of times for
Wales since that game in Cardiff.
goes down the right, crosses in the
box. It is a goal! A goal for
Ireland. It is James McLean and yet
again a World Cup has eluded Wales.
But all that is history. Tonight is
a new chapter for Wales and a chance
to test themselves against one of
the best. . France on the attack
again. Mbappe and that is a special
Cillian Mbappe one of best
players in the world. Many people
say France could win the World Cup
in Russia next year. France and
Wales meeting for the first time
since June 1982 when Ian Rush scored
in a 1-0 win in Toulouse. Wales
returning for the first time since
Euro 2016 when they reached the
semi-finals. Memorable days for the
side. Good evening and welcome to
the Stade de France, delighted to
say we have James Collins with us.
James, fabulous to see you. Recently
announcing your international
retirement, but I bet you wish you
were out there?
Yes seeing the boys
warm up is something I will miss.
But my time was right to finish. The
boys to take it forward.
been a wonderful servant for Wales
and we will miss you. What do you
make of tonight's occasion, it is a
big game for France, but a big game
for Wales in terms of getting over
still hurting from what happened
against Ireland and not qualifying.
But it is time to look forward and
nowhere better than against a world
Also we have Helen Ward
with us. What do you expect?
expecting a good game. It will be a
big test. It is a team full of world
class players in France, but no
pressure on the boys and let's hope
they can do a job.
Jack do you go
along with those who say France
could win the tournament?
did well in the Euros and this they
will be hurting still. But it is a
squad full of talent and if you look
at the front line, on their day they
could tear any team apart.
the teams. James, Neil Taylor is
back after the sending off in
He has put out the strongest team.
To come to a place like this and
make too much changes would be
tough. Taylor is back in and
deserves to come back in.
Chris Coleman resisting the
temptation to start with Ben
I expect him to come on at
some point. But he has gone with his
strongest team, tried and tested and
they have an opportunity to start as
they mean to go on in terms of the
next phase of where the team is
going. I do expect to see some young
players in the second half.
newspaper said France perhaps lacked
a leader and said Mbappe is the man
that will be crucial next year?
is young, but he inspires everyone
around him. When you're in a team of
special players, Wales have it with
Gareth Bale, you have a player of
that quality he could win you a
game. France will feel that about
Mbappe, he is quick and direct and
he scores goals. That is a massive
thing at international level.
forget this is no Lloris this
evening. Many say he is the best
keeper in the Premier League and
they have Kante. They have the spine
of a team.
Yes I would like at them
as a favourite, they could bring a
player to do a job. They're a real
force. They have world class players
all over the pitch and it will be a
tough night for the boys.
Wales very much at a cross roads in
terms of its development, Chris
Coleman is weighing up his future,
we will look at a dramatic few
The Stade de France, Paris,
France against Wales - the final
that never was. Those heady summer
days last year when Wales strode
into a semi-final. The crowning
achievement. The next stop was ments
to be the World Cup -- meant to be
the World Cup. But now their at a
A goal for Ireland,
Williams' mistake is punished.
the immediate aftermath, Chris
Coleman said the World Cup campaign
would be his last in charge. But has
Wales' failure to qualify changed
I look at it, am I the
right man for the job. I also look
at it, whatever this job is and what
ever it has to offer, is it the
right job for me? Have I got
everything I need? The next step is
much tougher. If I don't think I
have got what I need to take it on,
I wouldn't mess about with what's
been achieved in the last six years.
I don't need to take that gamble.
Negotiations about Coleman's future
can wait, what Wales are interested
in tonight is the future of the
team. These games are the chance to
show the conveyor belt is still
The last game showed the talents of
Tom Lawrence and Ben Woodburn.
Shooting chance. Goal. What a goal
scla from Tom sclaurns. Lawrence.
Step forward a new Welsh hero, his
name is Ben Woodburn.
They will need
to come to the forein Paris. It may
be a friendly, but Wales are without
Bale and those given a chance to
shine tonight will know what's
expected of them.
If you want to
achieve and go for something big,
its means you're happy to be out of
your comfort zone and be happy to
put yourself out there where you can
fall flat on your face. We did that
against Ireland. These team, they're
used to playing in big games. They
won't get it right every time, but
they have the appetite and they know
what it means to play for Wales and
they want to achieve more and they
will, with or without me, I'm
convinced of that.
There are so many
great young players coming through
the ranks. What do you think when
you look at Chris Coleman, he has
been linked with the Leicester post,
the Everton post, often in the book
makers oozed. Will he -- book makers
odds. Will he go?
It is a tough
decision for him. It is one he is
going to call, whether he wants to
go back into club management. If he
does go, he has left our country in
a great place footballing-wise. What
he has done for our country,
whatever decision he makes, we have
to respect it.
You know him very
well and the players, the players
within hours of losing against the
Republic of Ireland said, please
reconsider. Do you think he will
I hope he stays for
experiencing his management with the
national team. All the boys, you
know, or did enjoy working under
him. He would be a loss. He's
tremendous manager, a great man
manager and to come in such
circumstances as he did and to take
our team to the level we are at
would be a huge loss. Fingers
crossed he stays.
I mean, I
would like to see him stay, he
brought this team up to the level
they're at. Sometimes with a manager
it just clicks with a certain job or
role and obviously that is the case
withes Chris. I would like to see
him stay. There is a lot of life
left in this team and I think he is
the man to lead them.
listening to you.
It is a tough one,
because will he ever reach the
heights again that they did in the
Euros. There is the worry of the
what if, would he want another crack
at club football. He must look at
the squad and be excited, with
Woodburn and brooks and Lawrence.
Those are young, exciting players
with a mix of experienced players
but not so old. So it is still an
exciting squad and a squad that can
still go places.
When you look at
Chris Coleman, he is ambitious, we
have to be honest and say will that
happen again? Make he fancies a
crack at the Premier League?
the Premier League is a massive
stage for anyone and to achieve
success there would be a big thing
for him. But you know the only
person who knows what he wants is
Chris. As much as everybody might
hope to keep the job, it is up to
Ashley Williams, he had a
difficult shall we say couple of
He has with the Wales game
and at Everton, but he is such a
good player, he can get over these
things quickly and he is such a good
player and a Goodlad. I'm sure we
will see the best of him. What do
you think has happened to Ashley,
Jack? You go through good periods
and not so good periods, but he is a
massive character on and off the
pitch what. A great place to come
and bounce back, playing some of the
best in the world. I'm sure he will
be on the top of his game. He will
look to make a real impact at
Let's hear from Chris
What do you want to get out
of this match?
You know what, it is
the one thing we have always
promoted, the one message we have
given them in the last five or six
years, as soon as you put the jersey
on you're representing Wales, that
is the big pest accolade you can
have, so at least you give what you
have got. The pride is still the
same. As I said yesterday, and the
passion, that shall never change. I
don't expect it to change. This is a
game we need after last month and
the disappointment that we all
suffered, the whole nation. This is
a tough game for us, it is a great
stage for us, I think it ticks all
the boxes, it is good for our
younger players to see what we're
like. This is right in the
spotlight. But this is why we're in
football, to play against the best
teams in the best stadiums.
through your team selection.
gone with a lot of experience. We
have some good young players, but we
have got to be careful when and
where we choose to give them
exposure. They may get some minutes
tonight, they will definitely get
some minutes on Tuesday against
Panama. So tonight the team is very
experienced. It is a familiar shape.
With the three central defenders.
Wing-backs. And Adam will be playing
just off Vokes with Ledley and Allen
and King. A wealth of experience in
there and we are going to need that.
There will be long spells where we
will be without possession. We have
to be organised and compete, that is
what we have always done, nine times
out of ten they have done that. We
have to do that again tonight. Chris
coalman there -- Coleman there. We
are expecting 60,000 here. Here is
A good atmosphere
here, and bonsoir. Let's pick up on
a few things, a tried and tested
side, but Chris Coleman mentioned
some of the inexperienced players
Only Woodburn and Ampadu
at the most. You can't flood it with
youngsters. It is too dangerous,
against this opposition, they're
quality throughout and it could do
young players a lot of damage as
well as a lot of good.
Take us to a
mind set of a player, when you see
that French team sheet, are you
excited or are you scared?
you're excited. You're going to go
into battle, regardless of who
you're up against, you can get a
result. If you look at the Euros and
people like Belgium, a lot of people
wrote us off and we know how that
You can hear the
clapping they're getting. Very
We have had the
Icelandic thunder clap here as well.
Fantastic atmosphere here and this
of course is the venue where France
won the World Cup back in 1998, led
by Zinedine Zidane. Many of the
French newspapers and their
journalists are saying the class of
2018 will again lift the biggest
prize in world football.
France were European champions in
1984 and an established superpower
of the sport. Tonight's venue, the
Stade de France was the site of
their greatest triumph - lifting the
World Cup and uniting a nation in
1998. Two years later they were
crowned kings of Europe again,
beating Italy in extra time in
France have won
the European Championship.
captain on both those occasions, the
current manager, Didier Deschamps.
He led them to the quarter-finals of
the 2014 World Cup and back to
another European final last year.
But there was no repeat of the
Parisian fairy tale for the French.
After ending Welsh hope, Portugal
did the same to France here in the
final. This time, it was the Bleus
at the receiving time of extra time
drama. France qualified comfortably
for next year's World Cup, topping a
tough group, which included Sweden
and the Netherlands. That was the
very least the French public
expected. Now, the serious business
begins. Preparations for the
A big friendly
game. I was a bit sad for my friend
Aaron, because they didn't qualify.
It could have been maybe the last
They have a squad that would be the
envy of most other countries.
Familiar Premier League face in the
form of Olivier Giroud and Anthony
Martial and Mbappe at just 18, the
second most expensive player in
history and a man whose young
shoulders will carry the weight of
the nation's expectations. No wonder
they're one of the favourites to win
the World Cup.
In terms of attacking
flair, James, when you look at
Mbappe, Martial, Lacazette,
Griezmann, can you think of another
nation on the planet that has that
abundance of riches up front.
you say things like that, it makes
me happy I'm up here!
drawer, world class players. It is
another great choice they have got
who they're going to play at the
World Cup. One man we have not talk
about and he is not here and that is
Yes. The fact we haven't
mentioned him goes to show what
talent they have already and we have
mentioned they have a World
Do you think, Jack,
the fact, and I was here for that
Euro 2016 final and when Ronaldo
went off, the whole stadium thought,
this is it. Griezmann really carried
the nation through. Until that final
and he only got four goals and many
say perhaps we are not seeing the
Griezmann we saw in 2016, but you
can't write somebody like that off.
No, he has proved, he was top scorer
at the Euros. He can do it at the
top level. Only four in qualifying,
but now he is more of a marked man.
People will be watching him for him
and Giroud and Lacazette. It is hard
to man mark people, and I'm sure he
bill a danger. James
Giroud what, does he bring to the
Every time I played again him
I have a tough game. Every time he
plays he scores. He is strong and he
has the pace. He is probably not
their first choice, but another
world class centre forward.
be interested to see Lacazette
probably coming off the bench, he is
still feeling disappointed about
being left out against Manchester
City last week?
Yes he will be
another play we are unbelievable
talent and he will be ready to come
in and make his mark. It is
frightening to look at the forwards
The players have been
talking about how hurt they have
been missing out on the World Cup,
this is a perfect opportunity to
What a place to
bounce back. That has hurt not
obviously not qualify being, you're
playing some of the best players in
the world, an incredible stadium. It
is set for a great match and
obviously great chance to close the
end of that last chapter and start a
You played in that
semi-final, what are these moment
like walking out at one of great
sporting venues in the world?
undescribable. Walking into a
stadium like this, as a player, you
don't realise until you look at it,
because you're focussed on the game.
To play in a stadium like the this
tremendous for the lads and to get a
good result and clear the minds
would be great.
We get disappointed
with friendlies. Sometimes they can
be a damp squib. But not tonight.
No, how often do Wales get to face
one of the top teams. It is a
fantastic opportunity to show the
world we are about.
Who did you play
against in the warm ups.
game against Holland. What a great
experience and I think I was 19 at
the time. You look at some of the
young players on the the bench, will
they get the experience tonight? And
I'm sure ten or 15 years they will
look back and thishgs think I was
It is a long road back,
what is the message from Chris
Coleman. Is it just enjoy it?
don't think it is a night for
playing too much youngsters. It
could be a tough night for the lads,
to put too many of the younger lads
on could be damaging. It is a tough
game and it will be tough for these
lads, but we have done it before.
The French MC or the stadium
announcer is going through every
single player and we can barely
ourselves think. There is 60,000
fans here, imagine what this is like
when 80,000 are inside. Let's hear
before the teams come out once again
from the Wales manager.
forward to it, 75,000 people, we
will have loads of Welsh men and
women and children supporting us,
singing the national anthemment all
of those things mean everything to
So it is that moment where the
pundits and presenters standing
pitch scythed dread. -- pitchside
It could be a tricky night,
hopefully not lose too heavily.
said earlier I'm going for a narrow
Wales win. I will stick with that.
love that, I will take a 3-3. A
Wales are unbeaten in
the last five away games under Chris
coalman. Their best run since 1984.
They last wept went six unbeaten in
1979. Now let's say good evening to
our match commentary team.
1979. Now let's say good evening to
our match commentary team. Who said
friendlies don't matter? Brilliant
atmosphere and so much expectation
as Wales take on Les Bleus. They're
taking on one of the highly fancied
sides for Russia next summer. Chris
Coleman calls this game as the
perfect remedy for a World Cup
hangover. The floating ball. They
have all the nice touches here. And
an array of French flags, the
tricolour flying all around the
stadium, as France and Wales head
for just Nair fif Financial their
fifth meeting and Wales have only
won once - that was 35 years ago.
Not here. That was in Toulouse.
A big night for these French
players. Because for them, the World
Cup preparation starts here. There
is the manager, Didier Deschamps, as
prepare for the anthems.
# Mae hen wlad fy nhadau
yn annwyl i mi
# Gwlad beirdd a chantorion,
enwogion o fri
# Ei gwrol ryfelwyr,
gwladgarwyr tra mad
# Dros ryddid collasant eu gwaed. #
# Gwlad, gwlad
# Pleidiol wyf i'm gwlad
# Tra mor yn fur i'r bur hoff bau
# O bydded i'r heniaith barhau. #
# O bydded i'r heniaith barhau. #
# Hen Gymru fynyddig,
paradwys y bardd
# Pob dyffryn, pob clogwyn,
i'm golwg sydd hardd
# Trwy deimlad gwladgarol,
mor swynol yw si
# Ei nentydd, afonydd, i mi. #
# Gwlad, gwlad
# Pleidiol wyf i'm gwlad
# Tra mor yn fur i'r bur hoff bau
# O bydded i'r heniaith barhau. #
Some 3,000 Wales fans have made the
trip back to France.
# Allons enfants de la Patrie
Le jour de gloire est arrive
# Contre nous de la tyrannie,
L'etendard sanglant est leve
# L'etendard sanglant est leve
# Entendez-vous dans les campagnes
Mugir ces feroces soldats
# Ils viennent jusque dans vos bras
Egorger vos fils, vos compagnes!
# Aux armes, citoyens
Formez vos bataillons
# Marchons, marchons
# Marchons, marchons
# Qu'un sang impur
Abreuve nos sillons!
# Amour sacre de la Patrie
Two of the finest anthems you're
ever likely to hear I would suggest.
As the two sides cross for is
ceremonial hand shakes. And so let's
have a look at the teams. Two
changes for Wales. Taylor starts for
the first time since his red card
against Ireland in Dublin. Sam Vokes
replaces Robson-Kanu. And a special
night for Koscielny, celebrating his
50th appearance for France A side
showing five changes from the team
that beat Belarus in their last
World Cup qualifier. When you look
at the substitutes on both sides you
do wonder just how many of the Wales
replacements will be on tonight. If
you look at the French substitutes,
well, when they can leave the likes
of Lacazette, Martial and such on
the bench, you know just how strong
a team they are. The Wales subs, I
wonder how many of the youngsters,
the uncapped youngsters,
particularly Brooks and Ampadu, will
get their chance or will they have
to wait for Panama on Tuesday. Ewan
Roberts is with me. What a lovely
It is magnificent. Never
been here before. But it is, as soon
as you walk in, it is wow! It is
huge. It is not full, but it is a
healthy crowd and it is the perfect
game for the team to bounce back
from that disappointment of not
reaching the Cup. Yes, it is only a
friendly, but it is a friendly
against one of the favourites, if
not, specially in the top two, to go
to Russia and win the World Cup and
one thing is for sure, we are going
to have to be at our very best to
get anything from this game
referee is Manuel De Souza from
Had such an adventure. Chris
Coleman's memories in France.
A touch for Olivier Giroud, the
Arsenal striker. 69th cap for him
tonight. 28 goals for his country.
Of course France Les
Three central defenders.
Chris Gunter, look at the strength
of the attacking options and the
talent that France have got going
forward. It's scary.
A touch for Mandanda. This is
Griezmann, finds Kurzawa, the
Wayne Hennessey will clear that away
We speak about the wing-backs and
Neil Taylor and they could get a lot
of the ball. They are the ones that
give the width in this Welsh side.
We have the three bodies in
mid-field, in Joe Ledley. Ramsey in
that gap just behind Sam Vokes. I
think Taylor and Gunter will get a
lot of the ball.
Mbappe will not get himself back and
defend. I don't think Coman is.
Davies of Tottenham looks Forte tea
- finds him.
-- looks for Taylor. Finds him.
A challenge on Coman. The referee
doesn't like the challenge on the
French captain. This is Kingsley
Coman, of Bayern Munich. To Tolisso.
A first touch for the exciting
Mbappe. Jallet again.
A forward run by Tolisso.
He hooks it out to Kurzawa. Headed
aid way by James Chester.
Vokes is battling for it.
Gunter will look for Hennessey to
We have to force them through
the middle of a drop. France have
attacking full-backs. They have
natural width, with Coman and
Mbappe. We are strong in the middle
of the park. We have got numbers in
there. Try and force them through
the middle and stop them from
getting in wide positions.
was offside. Ramsey for Wales.
Bayern Munich colleague, toll to.
Looking to make an impression.
This is Mbappe.
Mbappe again. Takes a run at the
Wales defence. Giroud looked for him
and Antoine Griezmann. Crowd not
happy with Joe Ledley's challenge
Catches it with an elbow. I think
Griezmann is making quite a bit of
Yes, it is a free kick. Joe Ledley
didn't argue about that with the
referee. Is it as bad as Griezmann's
making out? I am not sure. I think
this is absolutely made for the
Atletico Madrid man.
He doesn't like
his hair ruffled, does he? May exact
his revenge here. Antoine Griezmann
stands over this with Mbappe. It is
quite a choice.
Hennessey prowls his line before he
sets up a position.
The referee is ready. Looks like it
will be Griezmann. The wall does its
Jallet will look to keep the
pressure on with Griezmann, touching
to Mbappe, surrounded by Red Shirts.
They successfully defended that
early on, did Wales.
He'll go everywhere, won't he,
Griezmann? He will come up to his
right-hand side, as he was then.
He'll go over to the left-hand side.
He's a proper, proper live wire.
There he is again...
Joe Allen read
it. A chance of a counter here.
Ramsey will give chase. His Arsenal
Can France extra
kat themselveses from that?
one thing we don't have going
forward tonight. Never going to run
past defenders. S Aaron has natural
Kurzawa from PSG.
A corner T Wales captain has no
intention of quitting international
One of those which bounces
right in front of you. Hard to
You have to defend this corner, make
sure you pick it at your man, making
sure he doesn't get a free header.
A roar of approval from the French
fans, as Griezmann takes it.
Ben Davies hits across the penalty
area. Not the best header away by
Mbappe's across there. He goes to
Griezmann. This is Mbappe now.
It will go one way. Takes on Gunter.
Lays it back.
There were plenty of Red Shirts in
He had conviction in
either shot. Went to pass it there.
The weight of the pass from Mbappe
was perfect for him to put his laces
through the ball and try and test
Wayne Hennessey but it was too
conservative with both shots in the
That was sloppy by Wales.
Griezmann picks it up. A bit of a
bonus and it was fired wide by
Comes from Wayne Hennessey's kick.
Wide to Gunter gun. You have a six
-- Chris Gunter. You have a six foot
three forward. Coming up to eight
minutes. Give your back five a
respite. Get it up there towards big
Sam. He'll get support up there with
Aaron Ramsey and one of the
mid-fielders, preferably Andy King.
Chris Coleman also some doubts over
his future, as you heard before the
game. He said all talk of his
contract ends for this game and
another of the World Cup qualifiers,
Panama at the Cardiff City Stadium
you can watch here.
Trying to play out the back to
Ashley Williams. Pulled himself over
to the left-hand side. And ten
seconds later, we've lost the ball.
It is in the back of our net.
Costil... 50th cap tonight.
Mbappe was onside. Giroud gets in
there and Mbappe - good block by
Ashley Williams. They were at sixes
and sevens there. They recovered
He looked offside Mbappe for
me. Not convincing to begin with but
got himself back really, really
He's ridiculous for 18, isn't
Absolutely! I remember they
played England here in June, the
second half, he was unplayable.
This is Giroud... Mbappe again.
And he hit the bar! Still not
cleared by the Wales defence. The
attacked cross is blocked, but
Mbappe looks in the mood tonight.
That shot has gone through Wayne
Hennessey's legs. Whether off his
back side, I am not sure and then on
to the bar, but it's through Wayne's
leg you expect to see the net move.
Giroud had a difficult header, which
he made a bit of a or licks off. --
a bit of a Horlicks of.
the ball at the moment. Cannot get
any possession. Giving it away
cheaply. The first chance France
had, Ramsey on the away line. A
sloppy pass and that led to the free
kick that Griezmann had. Once again
we have a throw in down this
left-hand side. Put a couple of
passes together and then given it
France are missing a clutch of
players, noticeably horse horse.
Noticeably Hugo Lloris.
Noticeably Hugo Lloris.
We have everybody dropping back,
even Aaron Ramsey doing his
defensive duties. Leaving Sam Vokes
on his own. When they try and turn
it quickly into an attacking
situation for us, Sam's up there on
his own and the other players are
30/40 yards away.
Chris Coleman won only two of 11.
They have not played many friendlies
lately. They have lost only two the
last 20 qualifiers.
Very quick Coman. Good cross. Again
Williams is there and alert.
And for all that his form maybe this
season hasn't been the best, he
knows where to get to, Williams.
puts himself in the right areas as a
defender. A good habit.
It was his
I knew it came off a part of
his body, but I wasn't too sure.
Cross in. Davies clears for Wales.
Ramsey waits for it. Giroud didn't.
Jallet to Costil, who tries to turn
-- to Koscielny.
Joe Allen can scurry away.
Ramsey to Williams. All the Welsh
playersn't wearing black arm bands
with a Poppy.
Had clearance for that in memory of
Had we switched
that ball to the right-hand side
Chris Gunter was in acres of space.
We didn't see it quick enough.
Ledley, has to go back to Davies.
Chris Gunter moves to within one of
the great late Gary Speed.
Now Wales have good possession.
Taylor is forward. Looked for
A decent first touch. Wasn't really
put under pressure. 25 yards from
goal on his left foot. Go and have a
go, but he passed responsibility,
gave the ball of the Neil Taylor,
didn't really have the space to
cross that ball into the French box.
Andy King felt that one.
Wales have possession once more with
Great run. Taylor... Ramsey, has a
bit of space, back to Taylor trying
to thread it through to Vokes.
Mbappe lays it back.
Mbappe is away. Chester is in front
of him. Gunter is rushing back.
Mbappe holds it up. He loses
momentum as he has to go back to
Tolisso. Kurzawa has the chance to
They were counter
attacking quickly then the French.
We had eight outfield players back
in a blink of an eye.
Jallet thinks about crossing.
Decides against. Goes back to the
easily distinguishable striker
Griezmann popped up on the right now
for France. Half cleared by Chester.
Griezmann tries to make something of
A good cross in, and the header is
wide from Matuidi. Let's head down
to the touchline.
Let's get the thoughts of James
Collins. A tough 15 minutes for
Wales. Really under the cosh here.
Really tough. They have had a lot of
possession that you would expect
here. I think we've stuck to our
task well. They've had a few
chances. We've put the blocks in. I
would like to see Wayne push the
lads up. Playing their half, there's
no point putting more pressure on
ourselves by trying to play out.
Play in their half. We can create
Vokes seems to be a bit
isolated. It is tough, isn't it, if
you don't have possession?
hard, like you say, I'd rather try
and win knock-downs off Sam than
lose it in our own half especially
against a good attacking team like
France. We are sticking to our task.
Looks like it could be a long
evening. It's one that we, I am sure
we are ready for and the boys are
looking forward to.
We will catch up
with you during the game. Thank you.
Good to see the flat cap is catching
on. I knew if I wore it long enough,
it would come back into fashion.
Goalless here at the Stade de
This is Tolisso. Floated in. It
floated home by Antoine Griezmann.
Hennessey got a touch. But France
have the lead.
Griezmann, lethal from that
distance. Nothing was going to stop
And it's France, 1. Wales, 0.
there a question mark over Wayne
Hennessey? Defending slightly too
deep. No pressure on the ball. It's
a good run from Griezmann. He got on
the wrong side of Ben Davies. For
me, I think that Wayne Hennessey
should be stopping that #e6ry day of
the week. He'll be disappointed.
Think I the finger of blame has to
go down on the Wales number one.
Hasn't been playing for Crystal
Palace. Only played one of their
last five games. That was one
humiliation at Bristol City. He will
be disappointed he has not kept that
But no pressure on the ball, as I
said. And he spots the run of
Griezmann. Gets hold of the shot,
but let's be honest, straight at
Wayne and he should put that past
He won't be happy with
that, Wayne Hennessey. You make a
very good point that he's not the
Palace number one.
The evergreen Spironi has been
And just the one League Cup
appearance since the defeat by
Ireland, at club level for Wayne
Griezmann collects his 19th goal for
Come in at nearly the
20-minute mark of this first half.
As an away side against a very good
team that's the target. Can we keep
it 0-0? Can we try and work
ourselves into this game?
looks threatening again.
Is it back inside to Tolisso? Picked
up... Picked up by Matuidi. Took a
deflection going over. Looks
determined to get a goal to
celebrate his captaincy.
much time and space. No pressure,
no-one from a Welsh point of view
closing him down. He's got so much
time to get his head down and get
that shot on target.
for that one as well.
Kingsley Coman. Matuidi once more.
Mbappe takes his time and then
overhits the cross.
He is human.
He's... On loan at the moment to
PSG. But he's likely to for about
180 million Euros next summer.
Made his debut for France against
Luxembourg in March. How will France
respond now? They respond to a
Antoine Griezmann goal. Just when
they were looking to get a foothold
in the game. It looked as if they
had weathered the early storm.
A touch by King for Ramsey.
King again. Gunter is forward.
This is Joe Allen...
Al experienced Welsh side, nearly
600 caps on the field.
For the seconds game running, they
It is something that didn't happen
in the World Cup qualifiers until
Ireland scored at the Cardiff City
Griezmann dropping deep now.
Kurzawa moving left. Griezmann
You don't see too many weaknesses in
this French side, given all their
Got some squad, hasn't
he, Didier Deschamps? They are one
of the favourites to win the World
Had to hold up the pass and loses
possession. Coman now.
His 15th cap tonight. Ashley
Williams steps in for Wales.
Taylor was running forward. Ramsey
takes control. Looks for the pass of
Vokes. Easily cut out by Koscielny.
The back four look comfortable. They
can defend high at the pitch. They
know there's no real threat that's
going to beat them for pace and in
and behind big Sam. At the minute he
looks a lonely figure there. Hasn't
had a kick.
It is a hard graft in
this foration isn't it for the lone
striker, especially when a team is
being starved of possession.
Griezmann... Hennessey gets there.
Ahead of Giroud in particular.
A darting run by Griezmann. It is an
excellent header, but a good
starting position from Wayne
Hennessey. Nice and alert.
Look how far up the field Kurzawa S
he's the leftback normally.
play in two games this week. They
will face Germany on Tuesday night.
Wales will face Panama.
Giroud in the middle, but again
Williams read it well and the Wales
captain is in decent form tonight.
Forward for Ramsey to choice.
Koscielny, a backpass under
We turn to Marseille after one at
Palace when Hennessey were... Coman
leads Williams on the touchline and
Hennessey was there to cut out the
cross. Again with plenty of blue
shirts looking to capitalise.
Headed on by Coman. And Ashley
Williams thinks he can get there,
but he can't and it's, in the end,
it is just a bad decision by Coman.
He had four options. He had three
nearly inside that six yard box to
pick out. Put it straightaway into
And it remains 1-0.
Hennessey will take his time Vokes
has pulled off the central position
to win position by that clearance
Another poor pass, wasn't able to
rescue it. I suppose when you are
under so much pressure that's when
your passing has to be crisp and
that is when it's under most duress.
It certainly is and you have to put
it the right side of the player.
That ball from Chris Gunter to Joe
Allen made Matuidi the favourite to
win it, which he did.
Tried to play a first time goal.
Just a blank pass. He knew Ramsey
was there or thereabouts.
sets Coman down the right-hand side.
Giroud waits in the middle.
Griezmann has made his way to the
box too. Jallet on the overlap.
Well held up by Neil Taylor and Ben
Davies. Not being beaten too easily
by Coman. Waited for the run of
Jallet down this right-hand side.
We see the goal once again. The more
I see it the more the finger of
blame has to go the way of Wayne
The problem is though for Kingsley
Coman, Danny Ward is not playing
regularly for Liverpool. Just had
the one League Cup show this season.
And he's had a very good start to
the season. I know we are much
further than a start now, but in his
first 11 games Maxwell... It was a
shame he couldn't go to Huddersfield
and get more experience with the
Terriers. It wasn't to be. It is
simple - Wayne is his number one.
Sent one way and then the other.
Williams on hand.
Griezmann again. Wales under intense
Tolisso... Matuidi pulling the
They have got so many options when
they go forward. As I said the
full-backs, they are bombing
The mid-fielders are
getting up there in the final third.
They know that Wales will only play
with Sam Vokes up front. They are
happy that Koscielny and Matuidi
they are more than capable of
dealing with him.
It is only the one.
Little respite for Wales. They will
be grateful for that here at the
Stade de France.
Don't forget, as we have said, it is
Wales against Panama. The first ever
meeting Panama. BBC One Wales. 7.
30pm on Tuesday night, at the
Cardiff City Stadium.
And the chances are you will be
seeing Wales's future. The likes of
Brooks and we've had some
tantalising glimpse of Woodburn. We
might see one or two in the second
half. I don't think Chris could give
too many of those youngsters a
starting position tonight because of
the strength of this French side.
But most definitely on Tuesday
against Panama. They played last
night and I cannot remember who they
beat, u by think that will be the --
but I think that will be the game
that Chris Coleman will give the
opportunity to these youngsters we
have heard so much about. A big
strong side, apparently as well, and
of course qualified for the World
Cup. A little jel lossy here.
Wales have of course the China Cup
to look forward to in March.
That was announced this week.
There'll be in that tournament at
the end of March in South China.
China the hosts, Uruguay and the
Czech Republic. Imagine the all you
can eat buffets over there!
I thought you might think that, Rob!
I can't wait!
At the moment it is France serving
up a tasty treat here and it is
tough for Wales - who have been
starved of possession.
We were quite
happy to sit off them, everybody in
their own half, let the defenders
have the ball, just pass it side
Jallet marauding down the right-hand
side. Giroud just went past him.
Chester got it away.
Kurzawa floated in the cross. Taylor
should have had a call, but he is
happy to head it behind for another
Both full-backs are causing
us problem, Kurzawa and Jallet. He
is in acres of space. Taylor has got
something into the middle of the
park that means there is so
Griezmann with the corner.
Headed out by Ashley Williams that
Coman had pulled out on to the far
right-hand side. But he was never
going to catch that and it will be a
Welsh throw, deep in their own half.
What can Chr Coleman do?
He has to
look at the midfield and push King
or Allen slightly further forward.
Keep which ever one you decide, keep
the others anchoring. But you have
to get more players up the field to
support Ramsey and Vokes. Because
once the ball goes up there, the
French are winning it straightaway.
Sam's either flicking it on to
nobody or knocking it down to a
French player. Both wing-backs can
do a lot more, get on the ball a lot
France start again from their own
half. Just the one defeat in
qualifying, that was against Sweden
away. But they won Group A pretty
convincingly. Four points clear of
Sweden, who are in the play-offs. A
group that also included the
Netherlands, they won't be at the
World Cup either. So Wales are in
pretty good company there.
Griezmann's pop shot off target. Not
having the greatest time in La Liga.
Only scored three times for Atletico
Madrid this season. For a while he
went unnoticed by France. Because he
was moved to Real Sociedad pretty
early on. He went to school in
Bayone, Antoine Griezmann. Chris
Coleman in his 48th international in
charge of Wales. We wonder whether
he will get to 50. Something for
maybe Tuesday night.
That was the
pass from that throw in. Ben's given
it to Williams, we know that Ashley
loves that diagonal ball towards
Gunter. Yes, we have only won a
throw in in the French half from it.
But if you do that slightly quicker,
Gunter might be able to bring that
ball down and play it into Vokes'
feet or Ramsey, who has dropped
slightly deeper. You have got do
things slightly quicker, I think.
Wales do have players in the French
James Chester made his debut in a
friendly against the Netherlands in
2014. Free kick for Wales. Gunter
was caught. Ramsey stands over it.
Now they do have to get players
forward to make something of a free
kick like this. Taylor is forward
done the left, but Ramsey goes
Not much on down that far side.
think we're lacking ideas as well,
Vokes and Ledley waiting. Ledley was
the target. Still may break for
Gunter. Well, 84 caps, he has got
the record for an out field player
for Wales, who hasn't scored.
84 and counting! He has come on to
it and gone to pass it in, instead
of going for power, it wasn't the
best cross from Taylor, but it found
itself on the other side of the
French area. Gunter completely
unmarked. If there is one player in
a red shirt you would love to see
score, it is Chris. No conviction in
the shot. No belief I don't think
that he was going to score.
not have scored, but he has just
missed four internationals in ten
years. That is a phenomenal record.
Rightly lauded by the Wales fans.
Who would have been elated had he
been able to tuck that one away.
Probably Wales' one and only chance
in this first half.
Allen looked for Ramsey but cut out
by Umtiti of Barcelona.
in so much space.
Jallet plays his football in Nice.
Mbappe nibbled at by Allen and
Davies. And he is not a happy bunny,
is he? Mbappe. He is caught by
Allen. This is the Gunter chance. He
Maybe he had time to just
have a touch and then come on to it.
Ledley wanted a penalty.
He did well
to be fair to get across the
defender. Made it hard for him.
Griezmann has one already tonight.
Looking to increase the Wales pain.
This time he doesn't shoot. Taylor
with a poor header. Still not
cleared by Wales. Hennessey's caught
in traffic. A nudge on Giroud.
Hennessey a little annoyed with
I think he just gets blocked,
doesn't he? By the Arsenal man. He
makes a decision I'm going to come
out for that ball and get both fists
to it. Giroud is looking for it. But
he does take a slap in the face! He
wasn't, he had no intention of
playing the ball.
He spoke Welsh this
Yes, fair play to him.
than my French to be certain.
than your Welsh!
In anybody's language, France have
had the better of this first half.
Rob, I do think Chris will have to
think about bringing some pace on
for the second half. Whether it is
Lawrence or Woodburn. He has to
think, how do I affect this really
comfortable-looking French back
four. They have not got out of
second gear. It has been so
comfortable for them.
the one change other than injure Ji
from the team that lost -- injury
from the team that lost to the
Republic of Ireland.
Coman up against King. Short to
Mbappe. An injection of pace from
Mbappe and Allen stuck with him and
got the decisive touch. And Taylor
got a bit of luck with the
Just that flick of the
switch - yes, the slow build up, but
then something triggers and the move
the ball so quickly.
I think at the moment Chris Coleman
will be happy do get to half-time
just a goal down.
the middle and Gunter was cool under
pressure from Matuidi.
Ever so cool,
wasn't he? Didn't panic. Good header
back to his goalkeeper, under
Joe Ledley, having talked
about extending his spell with
Derby, signed until January.
have put a good run together since
Joe signed. They got well and truly
Gunter forward again.
And Wales, after 41 minutes or so,
will win their first corner.
ball just gets to Gunter too late.
Had it got there earlier, he
controls it and whips that ball in.
We need players breaking their necks
to get on the end of it. Here is our
Be careful of the counter. Gunter
will happily take the free kick.
That is a great tackle. Mbappe
turned him and he was away. But he
gets back there and it is a
Can Wales finish
the first half with a flourish? And
maybe level the score? They have had
Allen with the free kick. And
Ledley's offside and Chester's
I think it was you, Joe
I think he was offside.
reached him from the first place
from the free kick he probably
wouldn't have been. He goes early.
They make it look so easy, playing
it out of the back. We are not
getting so much players up, because
we're so concerned with the
attacking threat they have got.
There is more to Griezmann than just
being a dangerous striker. Griezmann
into the box. A lovely challenge
again by Gunter. In the right place
at the right time, the Reading
Griezmann again. A touch by Matuidi.
And Griezmann is robbed at the vital
moment as he was about to pull the
We him what you were about
to do. Look at how quickly they move
the ball. Players showing plenty of
optionles. It is -- options. It is
lovely to watch.
It was Gunter
At the moment, all the problems are
with Chris Coleman. I wouldn't say
France are at full pace.
when they reach our final third,
that is when they come alive and the
movement comes in, the passing
That is a lovely cross and Williams
read it. Just as well. Giroud was
He had made a good run,
Giroud. Williams in the right place
And that is the half-time whistle.
It was a difficult 45 minutes for
Wales. Griezmann has scored the only
goal. His 19th for his country. You
have to say Wayne Hennessey will be
disappointed with the fact that
Griezmann's close range effort beat
him. And Wales have struggled to
make anything happen at the other
end. And Griezmann didn't worry
about Hennessey's discomfort. Chris
Gunter the only Welsh player with an
effort on goal - that was saved
by Steve Mandanda.
James you said
after 20 minutes it could be a long
Yes it looks that way. To
concede when we did was tough.
Probably going in fortunate just to
be 1-0 town. 1-0, we are still in
the game and with a chance of
getting back into it.
Take us into
that tunnel, you have been there
recently, who is talking, who is
doing all the dissecting and who is
talking about the match?
will be chatting among themselves
and the gaffer will speak. When
you're out there it is a different
game. Be I think we are trying to
keep the ball a bit too much in our
own half and they look keen to press
and pounce and wanting us to pass
and we have getting caught. The
gaffer will have a few things to
He has got a few
decisions. I wonder what he will do
in that second half too get some
pace and upset the French defence.
Yes it is the right way to play, to
keep the ball and move it. But
sometimes against opposition like
this you can't and you're going to
get caught out. I would like to see
us move up the pitch a bit and play
more in their half and see what
happens from there.
Thank you. No
doubt about it, the French have got
plenty of class and it has been a
very tough half for Wales.
A bit of
a bonus. Tolisso puts it in and it
is turned home by Griezmann.
Hennessey was there to cover the
cross. Ledley was the target. May
break for Gunter.
France have been the better side.
And Wales can't get the ball.
they have struggled, but let's not
take anything from the French
performance. It has been impressive.
We knew it would be a tough night
and they haven't disappointed. Maybe
disappointed we haven't kept the
ball better. The times we have had
we have created opportunities.
Gunter with a fantastic opportunity
just before half-time. The French
are good to watch.
Helen, some of
the tricks and flicks from Mbappe
and Griezmann are a joy to watch?
Yes, the front four, their movement
is phenomenal and it is a struggle
for the back line.
One thing that
Chris Coleman will have to talk
about is keeping their discipline.
You saw Williams kicking the ball at
Mbappe when he was down. A bit of
afters between Hennessey and Giroud.
Wales naturally are going to feel
frustrated, because nothing is going
right for them.
Yes it is tough,
you're pinned in your half for 45
minutes and you're work hard and we
have touched on the movement of the
French front players, it is so hard
to pick up. It is important that
Williams keeps his cool, keeps his
focus, keeps talking to those around
him and tries to enjoy the next 45
minutes and enjoy the challenge.
fans here are loving watching this
France side, there is a real bleach
and togetherness and -- real belief
and togetherness. And sheer class
for the goal.
It is a great ball in.
It is a difficult skill to react.
But he has connected well and a run
in behind Davies and fantastic
connection. But I think Hennessey
will be disappointed. It is a good
connection. But it is more or less
straight at him.
intelligence and the timing of the
movement is incredible and to
execute that volley is no easy feat.
If you don't hit the target, you
You expect an
international and a Premier League
goalkeep tore save that?
they touched on it in commentary, he
is not playing as much as he would
like and it has been a tough start
when he did play. He is coming in a
bit rusty. But he would expect to
make that save and you know he has
done in the past and kept Wales in
games plenty of times and a man of
his quality will be disappointed.
watch Mbappe at full pace is a joy
to watch. Some of the tricks and
flicks between him and Griezmann and
Coman have been great. You can
understand why Wales are struggling.
The fluidity and their movement is
nibble. They're well aware of --
their movement is incredible.
They're looking for spaces. And that
impossible space to mark between
defence and midfield. And when you
have play wloers can play them
passes, they're hard to mark. Up
bappy -- Mbappe, 18 and he has no
They know where each other is
all the time and are looking for the
one-twos and when you get into those
areas for a defender, it is hard to
make a challenge. You don't want to
give away a foul. It is impossible
to deal with and they look like
they're enjoying themselves.
mad a chance with -- had a chance
with Gunter. Should he have scored?
We were quite far away. Wales have
got one or two passes together. A
good bit of quality and great to see
him getting bodies in the box. It is
not an easy opportunity. But you
would like him to have a go and hit
Is that a penalty there?
Could be. That is the first time we
have seen it. We were quite a way
away. But I would be wanting it.
Definite pen come on!
didn't see it originally, but
looking back on it it is a penalty.
Your thoughts on the way Griezmann
and Mbappe have caused mayhem?
have, I think we have done ourselves
our own trouble. We keep trying to
play out and they're waiting for us
to play and pressing and doing what
they're doing. I would like to see
us move up the pitch and maybe play
over the press more and play
football in their half.
We will come
back to tonight's game in a moment.
Wales under-21s were playing
A 4-0 defeat
A 4-0 defeat again public sector
Bosnia. Wales host Romania on
Tuesday in the second part of the
double-header. Wales had earlier
beaten two teams.
Not a great night for the under-20
once. We are going to bring you the
When we finish here tonight, we had
better get out of the stadium
quickly, because the All Blacks play
chance here and there is a what
happening weekend of French sport
coming your way.
internationals are back. Four games
at the principality stadium. Live
coverage on BBC Two Wales and S4C
Shall we get
our guest out.
After the match we
head to the club to analyse all the
action with the scrum five Sunday
team. Tuesday night it is the second
of Wales' football friendlies.
Woodburn into the box. Oh, what a
goal! What a debut.
The first ever
match against Panama.
playing alongside, you can still
play him and I'm sure he would be
ripping up the rugby field.
celebrate Sir Gareth Edwards at 70.
We wish Wales the best tomorrow. Now
the women's side, you're back in the
squad, how many week ago did you
have your second child?
And back in training after six.
How is your little one.
He is good, he will probably get
more sleep than I do tonight, I have
an early flight tomorrow. He is
doing well. On behalf of us,
congratulations. But the atmosphere
is good within the Wales squad? Yes,
we have started the campaign well, I
say wee, the girls beat Kazakhstan
and beat Russia and we are full of
Big games next year
against England to come.
them away in April and then the last
game of the campaign will be in
Cardiff to end the campaign with us
qualifying for the World Cup.
involved in a controversial story at
Watford. What is happening, are they
esense. Essence. We are in the
second tooer and clubs have to
reapply to the new structure. We are
in tier two, but we have decided not
to apply for the top two and
effectively relegating ourselves.
That is an amazing decision,
considering women's football is
going from strength to strength.
Yes, we are disappointed as players
and staff, but it is things out of
our control. All we can do is finish
the season on a high and what comes
at the end is a different matter and
players will make their own way into
different paths and clubs.
you the best. Let's talk to a former
Wales international. Your thoughts?
It has been a tough half. You have
to stand back and admire what the
French side is doing. It is a
special, special side of course.
Sometimes we have been pushed back,
that back three has become a back
five. But we are still in the game.
There is only one goal between us
and we have seen Taylor cross the
ball and Gunter get a chance to
equalise. We are still in the game.
The goal, there was the quality of
finish, but Hennessey has to save
Tinge big disappoint -- I
think the big disappointment, Wales
were comfortable in their shape, all
the players were behind the ball and
that movement from Griezmann showing
why he is one of best in the world
and Wayne will be disappointed. It
is an opportunity. It is almost a
snapshot. He gets the shot off
early. But still in the game.
Hopefully we can create more
Second half, are you
expecting Chris Maninder Coleman to
make a lot of changes?
I don't know.
I think the decision to play an
experienced side is correct. When
you see what the French team are
capable of, it is too soon for the
young players. But why not give them
an opportunity to be on the same
pitch as these top players.
you. Let's take a look at the Ledley
penalty shout. The more you see it,
the more you convinced that is a
We have looked at it four times. I
don't know if the referee has bodies
in front of him. But it is a
Ledley hasn't got the ball, nor has
Koscielny. He has taken his legs and
Joe's put his hands up, he knows it
is a personality. It is disa -- it
is a penalty.
Bring in video
How much time have we
spent talk about that? Are we going
to see Ben Woodburn.
I would say so.
I think I can see him warming up. He
has not had a half-time. I think the
gaffer will give him 20, 25 minutes.
He could be looking back at this
team, saying I played against the
world champions. The French team are
incredible and look Ben Woodburn has
done well and what an opportunity
tonight to blood him and give him
some more minutes.
Here come are the
A brilliant atmosphere! A bonus!
Floated in and it's turned home!
Turned home by Antoine Griezmann!
have to say as well Kingsley Coman
has been a thorn in the side of
Wales's defence tonight and Didier
Deschamps is making changes. Back to
Thanks, Jason. He certainly is
making changes. And he's bringing on
Steven N' Zonzi. You remember him
from Stoke, I am sure and also
So, it's Jallet who is making way
for Pavard for his first appearance
for France. It is his debut.
He replaces Christophe Jallet.
Corentin Tolisso is replaced by
Steven N' Zonzi, also making his
first senior appearance for France.
Was wanted by England. Was enquired
about. No changes in the Welsh
line-up. We will have to wait and
see whether Chris Coleman will give
any of his uncapped players a taste
of football in such heady
circumstances. It is Les
Bleus kicking off.
I am surprised
that Chris wasn't attempted and he
threatened one shot on target from
Chris Gunter. I think this team
needs an injection of pace for this
Chris has decided to keep faith with
the 11 who started the first half.
Touched by Mbappe. You heard him
being praised. Not surprising. He
know where the goal is.
So intelligent with his movement. He
knows when the space is there, knows
when to run into it. Makes good
decisions. It is quite an unselfish
player as well for a centre forward.
Oh, Gunter're clearance. A
deflection. Olivier Giroud can
hardly believe his luck.
Played off that left foot of Giroud.
I think, it is looking interesting,
but Hennessey was taking no chances.
Griezmann with the corner.
France, early pressure in the second
half. Williams should deal with that
Once again that chance
presumably falls because Chris
Gunter fails to clear his lines. The
ball deelects off Coman. This is
Coman again. Fierce shot and that
Did he clinch the
post? Hennessey, he had it covered.
You have great eyesight! Can I
borrow your glasses?
Griezmann got the goal. Signed by
Two years on loan from the German
giants. Shows the quality of club
that Didier Deschamps and his
players, they command that sort of
quality. They command those sort of
destinations. It is why they are one
of the favourites in the World Cup.
A good ball by Ben Davies. Out to
Gunter Ben Davies on the
right-hand side. All the French
players have been sucked into the
middle of the park and towards the
right-hand side. One pass from Ben.
In acres of space, but Andy King is
too keen to get himself forward. Has
to give himself more time. Time is
Trying to find the run
Ram The French fans are enjoying
every moment of it. Their side
leading 1-0. Confident. We expect a
tougher test on Tuesday.
Coman in support.
Coman overlapped by Kurzawa.
too precise from a Wales point of
view. There's no way Joe Allen is
keeping up with Mbappe.
Support from his full-back, Kurzawa.
A poor ball from the leftback.
At the moment it is as you were in
the first half.
Two changes for France at half-time.
Gunter gets down the right-hand
Memories of Belgium in the
I think Sam has to give
himself a little bit more space.
Just put himself a little bit
further back. I think he's in there
waiting for the ball as it's been
Given themselves three or four
Get himself further back. Mite be
able to knock it down for one --
might be able to knock it down for
one of his Welsh colleagues.
that thought in the
They can defend, causing problems.
Definitely one of either of the two.
After ten, 15 minutes of this second
half, if it is still the same score,
I think the introduction of one of
those has to be made for Wales.
Taunting King. Griezmann...
Coman again... Chris Gunter...
Sometimes it doesn't work.
In a way
it's quite satisfying. They're
Chris, you know, he didn't get too
tight. He didn't sell himself. He
stayed on his feet Coman, on that
occasion wasn't good enough to beat
This is one impressive stadium - the
capacity is just under 82,000. And
tomorrow it's France against New
They had a friendly against Paraguay
in June. A lot more have turned up
here tonight to see Wales play. Had
Gareth Bale been here, they might as
well, it could well have been a
There's Chris Coleman. I wonder
what's going through his mind? I
said earlier, it is his 4th game
which puts him behind Mike England.
England top on 56. Tosh in charge of
54. Joe Allen looks like he's going
to get a yellow card for a high
challenge on Antoine Griezmann.
think there's contact. Is it
intentional? Look at Joe's, Joe's
eyes are firmly on the ball. It is a
free kick. I am not arguing it is a
free kick, of course it is because
Joe's foot is high. It is a genuine
attempt by Joe Allen just to help
that ball forward.
He must think,
after the treatment I got against
Ireland, that was nothing!
A game-changer, you have to say,
losing him, just what, half an hour
or so against the Republic of
Ireland, but that is history now.
Wales have to move on. Look forward.
Chris Coleman said he had not
watched the game back. Hadn't been
able to watch it. Usually watches a
game, eight, nine, ten times over.
Hadn't been able to bring himself to
watch that game again.
yourself through it for another
In case the score
In case that
opportunity that was had in the
opening minutes of that second half
This is a great place to be,
bringing back memories of an
adventure in 2016. Didn't get to
play here, of course, thanks to
Ronaldo and his mates of Portugal in
that semifinal. France, well they
bailed in the final here, beaten by
a rare goal from Edar, who hardly
ever threatened at Swansea sea.
Another corner for France. Griezmann
is taking it. Swansea have to put
height in that penalty area for
France. Not exactly a small team.
Coleman takes it, though, from a
short corner from Griezmann.
Griezmann again, he pulled deep.
Square to Mbappe. Coman once more.
Taylor across from his near side.
Coman floats in the cross. Plenty of
Welsh dftders there. -- Welsh
defenders there. Didn't want that to
happen. France have it again with
Mbappe. A hop and a skip. A little
run into the box.
Superb by Chester. He stopped
Mbappe's run. He's the one blocking
Any movement on that Welsh bench?
The two warming up have gone and sat
Did see David Brooks head
down the tunnel area to the dressing
room, but Chris Coleman not
summoning any of his Lieutenants at
the moment to look for
re-enforcements. Plenty of time yet.
To Antoine Griezmann's goal and
definitely second best in the
You would expect
to be Rob, coming to Stade de France
against this very talented French
side who move the ball ever so well,
you'd expect that those types of
numbers, although at times we have
not helped ourselves.
Griezmann combining. Coleman was
there as well.
Koscielny will pick it up by
himself. Used to do this in
A wave of French attack
and too much defending from the men
in Red Shirts.
I take it you were on
the attacking side?
I used to hate
it. If you do it properly, if you
have your back four or back five,
they are communicating and moving up
and along the pitch as one unit,
it's so hard to break down, whether
you've got eight, nine, ten men
Kurzawa, from a
delicate backheel from Mbappe.
This is Kurzawa.
Approached by po land, but opted for
France - his tenth cap tonight.
A backer from Giroud. I don't know
how Chris Gunter got there, but he
did. He was fouled, anyway.
his body in there. He knows he's
Six of one, half a dozen of another.
Well played Gunter gupt.
A worrying sight when you are stood
there and suddenly Kylian Mabappe is
running at you.
Throwing all sorts
There's only one in it.
have a chance, haven't you? One
set-piece - a corner kick.
A lack of concentration. At the
minute we don't really look like
creating a chance that would bring
us back level.
We are being told two Welsh
substitutes about to happen.
I think Ben Woodburn is one of them.
And looks like Ethan Ampadu could be
on for a debut. And they are not
showing the Welsh bench, but there
is a meeting of three youngsters
with the coach.
Just going through the last
instructions. What a moment this
could be for Welsh football.
It goes to show the faith and belief
that Chris has got in these
youngsters. You know, coming up to
the hour mark. Can't have too many
complaints they didn't have too much
time to show what they are capable
of. Got half an hour to go out there
and enjoy this magnificent stadium
and go and show that this is where
they belong. Still very, very, you
know, they are the future.
are. There's Ampadu, Woodburn and
David Brooks of Sheffield United.
They are having their instructions
and getting a chat now from Kit
Simons. Chris Coleman's trustee
Imagine what is happening
in their minds now! Woodburn - he's
used to it.
He settled down to it straightaway.
We will find who is coming off as
Mbappe shows his skill on the other
side of the pitch. France keep
pouring forward with Coman. Coman...
The goal scorer Griezmann.
Coman drives it across. Pavard is up
King smuggles the ball away. Ledley.
It's a short pass. . Giroud... Oh,
lovely backheel for Griezmann. Allen
has none of that, but Mbappe wants
more. Williams, not for the first
time tonight and here we go. One
Welsh, one French substitution -
that's Nabil Fekir of Lyon, who will
be familiar to Everton fans and it's
Antoine Griezmann, the goal scorer -
his work done. The Golden Boot
winner for Euro 2016 is a louted by
this French crowd -- is a louted by
this French crowd. So the goal
scorer goes off. Fekir goes on and
now we await the future of the Wales
national football team.
Stand by - there we go, Ethan
Ampadu, David Brooks and Ben
That's the official - also coming
off is Joe Ledley and it will be
interesting to see where Ethan
Joe Ledley and Andy King and the two
Welsh debants - such excitement
around Welsh football at these -
Ethan Ampadu, of Chelsea and David
Brooks of Sheffield United. Ethan
Ampadu, the third youngest Welsh
And, well, we thought we might have
to wait until Panama, but Chris
Coleman can't wait.
An injection of youth blood.
Ethan Ampadu got straight into the
David Brooks he will play higher up
the field towards Sam Vokes. It is a
corner to France floated in and it's
headed over by N' Zonzi. Just a
reminder that Wales-Panama on
Tuesday night is on BBC Two Wales.
It is a good chance, Rob. Completely
unmarked on that near post, N'
Zonzi. Good ball in by Fekir. Too
much on the header.
We will have a word with Jack
Collison and James Collins in a
moment. They are pitchside. A touch
for Woodburn. He's made a good run,
N' Zonzi. Ben Woodburn.
Ramsey, Taylor, Allen... Brooks
wants it. A touch forward. A touch
from Ramsey. Came in from the flank,
did the Sheffield United winger.
can see Ramsey's run. Couldn't pick
Wales have more pace on the
pitch. Ramsey. Moving Wales forward.
This is Woodburn, floats it in.
With Woodburn down that left-hand
side, for the first time, we've got
a player running beyond a defender.
Asking questions. We haven't had
that. It's been so predictable.
Brooks has pulled out to the
right-hand side, just done a
four-year deal with Sheffield
United, David Brooks. As Ramsey, a
lovely turn in mid-field. Runs at
the French defence. Lays it into
Brooks. Brooks for Wales, into the
penalty area. Ramsey wants it back,
plays it back to Ethan Ampadu.
Driven back across by Gunter. Allen
has blocked as well. What a
difference the youngsters have
already made. Woodburn picks it up.
. Not the best ball by Ben Woodburn.
My word! This is tantalising.
does Mandanda keep that one out?
Puts his left leg out. Brooks had a
chance to shoot. Kept possession.
Fed the ball to Ampadu. More of a
pass than a shot. Ampadu, I thought
would play in the back. He's played
in mid-field. Got to a flat back.
France on the break again. Williams
deals with that. And they can't take
such liberties now with the pace
that Wales have.
And Woodburn, mis-placed pass.
Jack, I have to say, a great
opportunity for Wales there. The
substitutes making their mark or
trying to at least.
unbelievable. It's a great
opportunity for Chris Coleman to
chuck them on. One thing you get
with youth. You get so much
enthusiasm and energy. All three
playing a part in that opportunity
which fell to Aaron Ramsey. You can
see they are enjoying it. It is a
real good change for Chris Coleman.
They will get half an hour of
football. What a place to come and
Despite the possession
presented, it is still 1-0.
still in the game. A funny old game
football. I am sure it will open up
as the boys get tired. It is
important we watch the likes of
Mbappe because the spaces will get
bigger. Hopefully we will get
opportunities ourselves and get back
into the game.
I will get James in
as well. You got very excited there.
You thought there would be a goal
I thought there would be.
The keeper made a magnificent save.
We are still 1-0. Things like that
can happen - we can get a goal, so
hopefully we cannot concede one late
on and score one.
THE COMMENTATOR: Wales are looking
more threatening and we are on the
other side of this stadium. We can
hear the Welsh fans really rising to
this Welsh performance.
players breaking forward now. We
have runners, we have youthfulness
up there now with Brooks and
Woodburn, who will go out there, as
Ampadu, with no fear, wanting to
enjoy every second of this
experience that they are getting. We
do look far more threatening.
This is Taylor. Almost there for
I think Wales as a centre-back,
plays often for Chelsea's under 19s,
He played played in the cup
against Everton. He's obviously
technically good. Good with his
feet. Not sure if he's... He's what,
17, whether he's going to have the
height and the physique. Whether you
can play in either the back four or
you can do a good job in that middle
of the path.
Ethan Ampadu... A
chance for David Brooks now.
Ethan Ampadu is across there. Lovely
ball to Brooks. Brooks down the
right side. Vokes in the middle.
Woodburn coming in from the far
side. Brooks is having to take a
corner off Umtiti.
Cool, he didn't panic. You saw where
the space was for the ball to be put
The space for Brooks was perfection.
Game on! 20 minutes to go.
Ramsey with a corner.
Ampadu rises. Hit back across goal.
Headed away. Of course the danger is
France on the break. Coman took his
time. Tried to switch play. Woodburn
reads that one beautifully and tries
to go around.
2-0. Olivier Giroud - the break from
France, the promise from Wales and
clinical finishing. I am not sure
whether he might have got a slight
deflection to take it past. Giroud
celebrates his 29th goal for his
country. And I wonder whether
thoughts of a Wales revival are now
The game was getting
stretched. After those
substitutions, we looked well back
in the game and it's James Chester
who is the unlucky man. After that
deflection, Wayne Hennessey, I think
he's saving it comfortably. Giroud,
one touch. Off James Chester's hip
and there's no way that Wayne
Hennessey can then get himself back
to his left-hand side to stop that
ball from reaching the back of the
Totally wrong-footed, Wayne
Those are the risks I
think you have to take, Rob, to get
back into a game that you are losing
1-0. You have to throw men forward.
We probably had our best period of
the game in the last five minutes,
since the introduction of Ben
Woodburn and Ethan Ampadu, but the
pace that France have got, they can
hurt anybody with a counterattack.
A real test for this Welsh side now.
Two down in the Stade de France.
The referee - old habits die-hard.
Mr De Souza. Must have heard you!
Two more changes for France. Giroud,
the previous goal scorer, Griezmann,
is going off, they got Germany on
And they have Anthony Martial and
Alexandre Lacazette - two familiar
figures from the Premier League. Not
bad to have on the bench.
Just confirmation - Lacazette and
Martial on for Giroud and Coman.
He just takes one in the face there.
David Brooks stands his ground, the
arms go up, it is a free kick.
Mandanda is under pressure from
Vokes. But would almost feel that
France would be grateful for that
second goal, they were rattled.
definitely got ourselves into much
better positions, attacking wise
with the three lads that had come
on, we added an injection of pace
and were getting the ball wide.
Lacazette. Free kick to Wales. We
created that opportunity from that
shot from Ampadu. That reaction save
from Mandanda kept the score at 1-0.
That was always going to be the
threat. We were having to throw them
forward, we had to have more bodies
in the final third for France to
trying get the equalising goal that
they were capable of scoring a
second on the counterattack and they
did. Five substitutions for France,
they are allowing six tonight, that
was agreed between the teams. Wales
have made three, debuts for David
Brooks and eastern Ampadu. They are
under pressure here. Brooks did
enough backtracking to concede the
I think he got caught ball
watching slightly and did not open
his body out. To be fair to David
Brooks, got himself back into his
own penalty box well. Out for the
corner. 50 minutes ago. Corner to
France. It was not a bad one. Back
out to Matuidi the captain. Forward
to Lacazette, back across to Mbappe.
It went against the post by Umtiti.
Hennessy does not move. That ball
went past him before he could see
it, thunderous shot by Umtiti.
scored against England, that is his
only goal for France.
runs, you cannot put a tackle in on
him when he reaches that penalty box
because he moves the ball so
It remains 2-0. You think
perhaps Ampadu will be centre of
midfield rather than defence for
long-term with Ashley Williams
showing no signs of quitting but he
is 33 now.
If you ask him probably
he probably favours playing in the
defence. We will have to wait and
see how he develops physically. That
night he made his debut for Chelsea,
they had an under 23 game in the
trophy and showed the faith that
Antonio Conte had on him, did not
play him, gave him his first team
He has just signed a
professional contract with Chelsea.
Ampadu was so young in the summer
when he left Exeter. His first
professional contract came in
I think it says a lot
that Chelsea have not sent him out
on loan, they tend to do that with
quite a lot of the youngsters that
they buy from lower league clubs and
Kurzawa. He is the
first player to play for Chelsea
born after the year 2000.
you feel old. We are old.
Wales got left in them in the last
13 minutes or so? Just a gentle
reminder that we will talk about
this game with Nathan Blake on BBC
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Will Wales give us a goal to talk
about? Ramsey to Taylor. Taylor goes
back to his skipper. Williams.
Outnumbered. Matuidi again. Little
run by Martial. This is Fekir from
Lyon. Martial, so pleased to be back
in the French bold.
One or two starting to leave their
Stade de France, they believe it is
game over but those who are staying
are thoroughly enjoying themselves,
singing proudly. And waving their
flags. As Allen turns, blocked by
I think he was looking for
a Ramsey. Mbappe. Lovely ball in. He
almost celebrated with a goal. The
woodwork comes to the rescue of
Wales again. They can score from all
parts, Fekir, little one, two.
Kurzawa. For once, Lacazette is a
little sloppy but Wales give the
ball away and Nzonzi, once again, we
have been helped by the post.
Mbappe! He is not too far away.
cannot take your eyes from him. I
think Wayne Hennessey would have had
that one covered, could not get
enough curler on it. Mbappe, I think
it comes off the toe of his left
foot. Great vision here. Lovely
little cutback, he does not really
get hold of the shot but it beats
Wayne Hennessey. It bounces off the
They look as if
they are over their dodgy period.
Confirmation of Tuesday night, Wales
against Panama, I think you will see
more of David Brooks and -- David
Brooks and Woodburn. Panama lost to
There were also in the World
Cup, one they lost. We will not go
there again. It is too upsetting.
Thom Lawrence looks as though he is
coming on for Wales. Fekir, lovely
turn down the middle. He scored for
Lyon against Everton. Terence away
from Gunter. Martial tries to go
around Chester. Ampadu comes away
with it to Brooks. Confident ball
across field to Taylor. Good run by
Taylor. Mbappe is having to rush to
get back. Sticks the big boot in.
Mind you Mbappe didn't give him ten
It was a good run down
the left-hand side, he just had a
heavy touch at the end.
Bad ball by
Ampadu. Out by Martial, leaves it to
Lacazette. Martial fancies his
chance, he tries to play it wide to
Gunter up to Vokes. Brooks
tried to flick it through for
Ramsey. A tough night for folks, he
did not really get the support he
would like. Right on cue. The night
is over for Vokes and Lawrence comes
on for Wales. Started the last four
Wales games. France are making a
change, Thauvin is
He has been
outstanding. -- Mbappe. Movement,
pace, great feat. Loads of
confidence, as you would expect. He
is the real deal. He will shine in
the World Cup in Russia.
on Thauvin following that, the
Marseille winger. One for his second
cap. And, Mbappe has really whetted
the appetite for the World Cup. If
he is fit in Russia, he will really
be worth watching.
the ball is forward for Brooks,
Ramsey, just off target. He is
capable, whether he could have had a
touch on the side and then let it
bounce and then hit it, he decides
to take it on the volley. He is
capable of working Mandanda from
that type of distance with that type
Taylor is under pressure.
From Thauvin. The 24-year-old. It is
with Wayne Hennessey. Nothing he
could do about those you rue goal
but he will be disappointed with the
opener from Antwan Griezmann -- with
the Giroud goal.
He is going to be
offside. Coming back from an offside
position, he is walking back. As the
ball lands at his feet, all of a
sudden he becomes active. I cannot
for the life of me understand why
the linesman did not raise his flag.
There are so many rules now
regarding offside. So, Williams, to
Chester. You're never happy to lose,
but I suppose they got away with
2-0, didn't they? They have hit the
woodwork three times by that count.
There was an offside flag poised
them against Lacazette but Wales
dealt with it. Ramsey.
worked hard tonight. I think he
tried his best under difficult
circumstances. Brooks, defended by
Kurzawa. David Brooks played for
England in that tournament, but was
always committed to Wales with his
U21 boss with his Sheffield
connections. His mother was in tears
when she heard of his selection for
Aaron Ramsey getting
frustrated with Chris Gunter there.
Ramsey played the ball into the
space for Wales. Chris had not taken
a gamble and made the forward run.
The pressure is on there. Our
Umtiti. He is a giant of a man.
Matuidi is back there, occurs our.
Nowhere to go, but he finds Nzonzi.
Into the last few minutes here.
France are winning and I am sure
they will win, but they want more
They do. Going for the
jugular. Matuidi, Nzonzi, here's the
captain, he has pushed them forward
night. -- he has pushed them forward
A one two between
Lacazette and Thauvin. Woodburn
finds Chester. Ampadu. Get it off to
Allen. What will Chris Coleman have
learned tonight going forward?
think you will have learned that the
youngsters, it is not just about
potential, in the half an hour that
they have had, especially with
Ampadu, we know what would Bird is
capable of, they looked more than
comfortable at home in this type of
environment. We have not created
enough chances, we have not had
enough pace going forward until the
introduction of Brooks and it would
burden. Of course, we miss our most
valuable and best player in Gareth
Bale, but there is no disgrace if it
stays like this against a top side
and losing the game. They have had
enough chances to win the game
comfortably, but the game changed on
that save by Mandanda from that
deflected shot by Ramsey.
mentioned Gareth Bale, but you'd --
can you imagine Vokes, Gareth Bale,
Brooks, Woodburn is a front line?
Here comes Martial. He has got pays
to burn. Allen is there again. -- he
has got pace. David Brooks, he shows
a bit of bad trick. Gets the
crossover, chance for a Woodburn but
it is over the bar.
youngsters combining. It is not an
easy chance for Woodburn, he is
stretching, he has to take it first
time. I think it comes off his shin
rather than his third. He is
unlucky, gets it over the bar, not
an easy chance. He is stretching all
the way -- rather than his foot.
Mandanda, the dying seconds of this
friendly. Ian Rush's goal still
responsible for the only Wales win
against France. In what is now five
attempts. I think France has shown
why they are deservedly among the
favoured teams for the World Cup in
Russia. And Wales have shown the
China Campbell and the nation 's
league something they should relish
with the youngsters coming through.
Ampadu is one of those youngsters,
Back to Chester.
Back to Chester. And the French fans
will go home happy, through the
traffic outside. I think the roads
around the stadium are really
Chester gets it
forward. Williams looks to free
Brooks. Chris Coleman gives him a
round of applause. There is stung
Gannon. He was in a jolly mood
yesterday. You could see why --
Talk about a golden generation.
Didier Deschamps is spoiled for
choice. This is Brooks. Backheel by
Lawrence. There is the final
whistle. And for much of that game
it, it was a tour de force by France
who showed plenty of class. Plenty
of threat to consign Wales to
defeat. But, amid the setback, there
was great hope for Welsh football,
with the emergence of more
youngsters, Ampadu and David Brooks,
making their debuts. Ampadu surely
has a bright future ahead of him.
Griezmann and Shiro Werther
goal-scorers, really the goal by
Giroud put paid to a Wales revival.
He caught the eye with his
performance in the 13 minutes that
he had on. I think he was going to
swap shirts with Mbappe. Yes, they
could have scored a few more, hit
the woodwork on three occasions, but
the first goal, Wayne Hennessey,
sloppy, should have kept it out. A
big chunk of luck for the second
goal for France, when we look like
getting back into the game, we had
our best period just before it that
second goal and it took a wicked
deflection after Giroud got that
shot on target. Once it took that
deflection, Wayne Hennessey is never
going to keep it out.
It is a tough
night. We will learn from this
experience. The Wales fans have made
the trip in some numbers again. They
are saluted by the Wales team who
walk off disappointed but they have
all a blur on Tuesday. We have had a
tantalising glimpse of the Welsh
future, and also a glimpse of a side
who can threaten the best in the
World Cup in Russia in the summer.
It is finished here at
World Cup in Russia in the summer.
It is finished here at Stade de
France 2-0 to France. Lovely moment
off camera, Giroud and Ramsey
embracing each other. Aaron Ramsey
is with our reporter.
It was always
going to be a tough challenge
tonight, how difficult was it?
they are great team, with so many
options, it was a tough test for us
tonight. We took a bit of time to
get going but in the end, we did
create a few dangerous
opportunities, but it was always
going to be difficult but it was a
great experience for the younger
boys coming on. Hopefully we can
learn from this as well and get
together and build on what will be a
very important European campaign.
Thank you very much. And they may
have to get used to live without
Gareth Bale as well, out for another
stretch of time with that injury
which has plagued him this season.
What did you take out of that?
duo would be tough, but the young
lads who came on in the second half,
they had a buzz about them and
created chances. Goals for a little
bit disappointing but there are
Aaron Ramsey and Allen
did not stop running.
They put a
shift in against a talented French
midfield and you know they will work
hard. They work hard for each other.
Your overall assessment? I think you
have to take the positives, how
great was it to see the young lads,
they injected a real enthusiasm and
energy and when they come on the
pitch, Ed looked like we were get
back into the game. Ramsey's chance,
a fantastic save and I am sure Chris
Coleman will look at the positives
and everyone will be excited.
great opportunity. It was so one
forged, timing of the Giroud goal
coming just after Wales had those
It is a killer. He
went there are trying to block and
the deflection came off him and went
in. The young lads who came on with
their enthusiasm on such a big stage
in the stadium, it was tremendous.
That is what happens at
international level, you have to
take your chances because Wales had
these chances that were blocked and
then France scored.
You know that a
team with the ability of France will
take chances. The young lads will
learn from that. They will move on
for Tuesday and help for a better
I was really impressed with
Ampadu, to come on in that area off
the pitch, it can be tricky,
especially with the French movement.
He looked so compose, keen to get on
the ball and he tried to play. It is
really exciting to see such a young
lad coming on and hopefully he has a
You could feel it. With
the Wales fans and on the pitch,
there was a lift.
Definitely, it is
frightening to think I am probably
old enough to be his mum, but he
looks like he has all the talent in
the world. He is going to be a big
star for Wales.
I think would burden
was born the year I made a debut for
We all feel very old
-- Woodburn. I was standing on the
terraces when he made his debut and
I feel very old.
Mbappe was great. I
was watching on this side during the
first Ave do not realise his pace
until some of the stuff he was doing
was incredible. The sharpness was
great and you can see where they
paid all that money for him.
years old, his confidence is
incredible and he plays with a real
joy, he plays like as down the park
with his mates. Having our quality
around you, they will be a tough
I am glad we saw that shot of
Didier Deschamps, I saw that
embrace, you know how often we say
how lucky we are to have Gareth Bale
and you can see all the managers
have embraced him, Didier Deschamps
is a lucky man to have Mbappe,
especially going into a major final.
The size of him as well, he is 18
years old and you look at him
compared to Woodburn, he is a man
out there and perhaps our youngsters
look at that young but he looks like
he is ready to take on the world.
Looking ahead to the Panama game at
the Cardiff City Stadium on Tuesday,
what would you do? Would you start
with some of those?
I would make a
lot of changes. It is a perfect
opportunity. It will be a tough
game, I feel it is a time to let a
few of the younger lads have a go,
especially the amount of running
they did, there will be a few stiff
legs tomorrow. It is a perfect
opportunity to change it up.
you start with any of the three who
came onto my?
Yes, I would probably
start with all of them, they will be
itching to get going. A bit of an
opportunity. A good bit of
management as well given the fact
that there is a Premier League Wigan
It is lovely training for
the young lads. Until you actually
get out there and put on the shirt
and play in a full international
game, there is nothing like that by
that experience. Tuesday night for
the boss is a perfect opportunity to
show us with the boys can do.
that something you would endorse?
100%. They have earned the right to
be in the squad, earned the right to
get the minutes. Tuesday is a really
good opportunity to have a glimpse
into what the future might hold.
we seen the future World Cup winners
They are going to go close, I
would be very surprised if they are
not in the final and that is just on
what we saw tonight. The amount of
players that still have to come back
is incredible. I would not like to
be Didier Deschamps picking the
World Cup squad.
It would be like
playing at the Super Bowl. Thank
you. I enjoyed your company. We will
see you on Tuesday for Wales against
Panama at the Cardiff City Stadium.
From all of us here, goodbye.
Panama at the Cardiff City Stadium.
From all of us here, goodbye.
a bonus. Floated in. It is turned
home by Griezmann.