Place: Millennium Stadium. Cardiff.
Date: on the 11th of October, 2018 (Thursday)
Match start: 19:45 p.m. (GMT+1)
Tournament: Friendly matches.
Ryan Giggs‘s team has confidently begun the UEFA Nations League and ruined Ireland (4:1) at home stadium. But then the Dragons could not win away match over Denmark (0:2) and thus remained on the second place in its group after a half passed distance.
In a match against Atlético Madrid (0:0) Gareth Bale injured the adductor muscle therefore his participation in the forthcoming meeting was put under a question. But considering the fact that after a match with Spaniards Wales will fight with Ireland already in frames of the UEFA Nations League, the midfielder of Real decided to force his recovery.
Only two changes in the starting lineup were made by the coaches’ staff of the national team of Wales in comparison with matches in September. Jazz Richards and George Thomas replaced Joseph Ledley and Tom Lockyer.
Having surely taken off in the Nations League under the leadership of the new head coach, the Spanish national team is getting ready for a friendly match with Wales and then to more important match against Britain within the official tournament.
During September meetings, Furia Roja has won over England on Wembley with the minimum score (2:1) and ruined Croatia (6:0). Thus the national team which left the World Cup at a stage of 1/8 finals is now a leader in the group with participants of decisive meetings of that tournament.
Luís Enrique did not follow the rules and accepted standards. Only one football player of Barcelona, by the way native team for entrenadora, is going to take part in the meeting – Sergio Busquets. The chance was received by the forward of Borussia Paco Alcacer who has scored already six goals at the beginning of Bundesliga.
Head-to-heads of Wales vs. Spain
Very long time ago the teams have met with each other within World Cup qualification. In FIFA World Cup 1962 Chile Spaniards won away match over Britain (2:1) and tied the game at the Pyrenees. In qualification to World Cup 1986 the national teams gained two devastating home victories with the score 3:0.
Bookmaker coefficients on the match Wales vs. Spain
Wales to win – 7.90
Draw – 4.80;
Spain to win – 1.39
Now the basic club of the Spanish team is Atletico and all of us know the style of this team. You should not forget that forwards among whom there is the top scorer of the German championship will manage to excite the game. But at the same time we trust more in desire of the hosts to achieve prestigious result in home match against top national team.