9/6/2018 Reuters

Wales thrash Rep. of Ireland in Giggs' home debut

Wales manager Ryan Giggs enjoyed a memorable first home match in charge as they thrashed Ireland 4-1 in the inaugural UEFA Nations League.

  • KO
    • Kickoff
  • 6
    • Tom Lawrence Goal
  • 18
    • Gareth Bale Goal
  • 37
    • Aaron Ramsey Goal
  • HT
    • Halftime
  • 51
    • Ciaran Clark Yellow Card
  • 55
    • Connor Roberts Goal
  • 56
    • On: Shaun Williams | Off: Conor Hourihane
  • 61
    • On: Enda Stevens | Off: Stephen Ward
  • 66
    • Shaun Williams Goal
  • 67
    • On: Matt Smith | Off: Ethan Ampadu
  • 75
    • On: Tyler Roberts | Off: Gareth Bale
  • 77
    • On: Daryl Horgan | Off: Callum Robinson
  • 81
    • On: Paul Dummett | Off: Ben Davies
  • FT
    • End Regular Time
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WAL
4-2-3-1
  • 1Hennessey
  • 4Davies
    On: Paul Dummett | Off: Ben Davies
  • 20Mepham
  • 6Williams
  • 14Roberts
  • 15Ampadu
    On: Matt Smith | Off: Ethan Ampadu
  • 7Allen
  • 17Lawrence
  • 10Ramsey
  • 13Brooks
  • 11Bale
    On: Tyler Roberts | Off: Gareth Bale
No. Name
1 Wayne Hennessey
Saves 2
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
20 Chris Mepham
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 1
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
6 Ashley Williams
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 3
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
4 Ben Davies
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 2 Fouls Against
  • Assist 1
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
81' 3  Paul Dummett
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 1
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
14 Connor Roberts  55'
Goals 1
  • Shots 2
  • 1 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 2 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
10 Aaron Ramsey  37'
Goals 1
  • Shots 2
  • 1 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 2
  • 3 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
15 Ethan Ampadu
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 2
  • 1 Fouls Against
  • Assist 1
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
67' 23  Matt Smith
Goals 0
  • Shots 1
  • 1 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 1
  • 2 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
7 Joe Allen
Goals 0
  • Shots 1
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 1 Fouls Against
  • Assist 1
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
11 Gareth Bale  18'
Goals 1
  • Shots 5
  • 2 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 2
  • 1 Fouls Against
  • Assist 1
  • Offsides 2
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
75' 22  Tyler Roberts
Goals 0
  • Shots 1
  • 1 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 1
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 1
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
17 Tom Lawrence  6'
Goals 1
  • Shots 2
  • 2 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 3
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 1
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
13 David Brooks
Goals 0
  • Shots 4
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Substitutes
12 Danny Ward
Saves 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
16 Joe Ledley
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
21 Adam Davies
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
2 Chris Gunter
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
9 Sam Vokes
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
5 James Chester
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
8 Andy King
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
19 Tom Lockyer
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
18 Harry Wilson
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red

Game Information

  • VENUE: Cardiff City Stadium
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    COVERAGE: ESPN+
  • ATTENDANCE: 25,657

Match Commentary

90'+6' Match ends, Wales 4, Republic of Ireland 1.
90'+6' Match ends, Wales 4, Republic of Ireland 1.
90'+6' Second Half ends, Wales 4, Republic of Ireland 1.

Match Stats

WAL
IRL

Possession

68% 32%

Shots (on Goal)

18 (8)
5 (3)
WAL IRL
16 Fouls 13
0 Yellow Cards 1
0 Red Cards 0
4 Offsides 4
4 Corner Kicks 3
2 Saves 4

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