Euro 2016: Wales defeat Slovakia 2-1 in a hard-fought encounter

  • HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
  • Updated: Jun 11, 2016 23:25 IST
Wales's Aaron Ramsey, right, celebrates after Hal Robson Kanu, at left, scored their side’s second goal. (AP Photo)

Debutants Slovakia will face tournament dark horses Wales in the third match of Euro 2016 in Bordeaux on Saturday.

Wales’ Gareth Bale and Slovakian captain Marek Hamsik inspired their respective countries to qualify for a European Championship finals for the first time and the outcome of the match may boil down to which of the two players comes out on top.

Wales XI: Ward; Gunter, Chester, A Williams, Davies, Taylor, Edwards, Allen, Ramsey, J Williams; Bale.

Slovakia XI: Kozacik, Pekarik, Skrtel, Durica, Svento, Mak, Kucka, Hrosovsky, Hamsik, Weiss, Duris.

Here’s the live commentary:

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