Wales began solidly of their first World Cup in 64 years by taking a degree in opposition to america.
However that may depend for nothing if they cannot again it up with a greater consequence in opposition to Iran of their second sport. Anything leaves them with an enormous uphill battle within the hunt for a spot within the knockout rounds provided that the group’s hardest sport in opposition to England will nonetheless be to return.
This is a take a look at the beginning XI that Rob Web page might decide for Wales.
GK: Wayne Hennessey – Solely made one save in opposition to a United States facet that did not precisely pepper the Wales objective with photographs.
CB: Chris Mepham – Was good on the ball within the first sport when it got here to quick passes however was a lot much less correct with longer passes.
CB: Joe Rodon – Had hardly performed at membership stage for Rennes over the previous month due to a suspension after which sickness, however managed 90 minutes on Monday.
CB: Ben Davies – Had a few makes an attempt on objective and affords menace at set-pieces.
RWB: Connor Roberts – That is already his second worldwide match as a starter.
CM: Aaron Ramsey – Has a lot to show after a disappointing few years at membership stage.
CM: Joe Morrell – The Portsmouth midfielder might come into the beginning XI if Ethan Ampadu is not match sufficient to begin after coming off in opposition to the USA.
LWB: Neco Williams – Came upon that his grandfather had handed away within the days main as much as america sport and is now enjoying in his reminiscence.
RF: Gareth Bale – Continues to be a Wales legend after scoring the late equaliser from the penalty spot, the primary Welshman to attain in a World Cup sport since Terry Medwin 64 years in the past.
ST: Kieffer Moore – The large striker did not begin in opposition to the People however got here off the bench and may gain advantage from Harry Wilson carrying a slight harm.
LF: Daniel James – Began the primary sport in a central position however in all probability retains his place for this sport by transferring to the left provided that Harry Wilson is a possible harm doubt.