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UPDATED: 11. JUNE 2016, AT 19:50

Slovakia loses its first EURO 2016 match against Wales

The Slovak national football team lost its first points at the EURO 2016 championship in France, being defeated by Wales 1:2.

Wales players celebrate after Hal Robson Kanu scored during the Euro 2016 Group B soccer match between Wales and Slovakia, at the Nouveau stadium in Bordeaux, France, Saturday, June 11, 2016. (Source: AP/TASR)

Slovak goal was scored by Ondrej Duda in 61st minute; Gareth Bale and Hal Robson-Kanu scored for Wales (in 10th and 81st minute, respectively).

The first half of the EURO 2016 championship match against Wales was bad for the Slovak national football team ending with result 0:1. Gareth Bale scored for Wales free-kick.

The Slovak national football team plays its first match of the UEFA EURO 2016 championship in France against Wales on June 11 at 18:00. Slovakia ranks 24th overall in the FIFA World Rankings, while Wales ranks 26th.

Slovaks are playing in group B with Wales, Russia and England.

There are altogether six groups with four teams, of whom the top two and the four best third-place teams will advance to the round of 16 when it becomes a knockout competition.

Read also: Read also:Slovakia prepares for EURO 2016 championship

Programme of the group matches - Group B:

June 11 (Sat) 18:00, Slovakia - Wales (1:2)

June 15 (Wed) 15:00, Slovakia - Russia

June 20 (Mon) 21:00, Slovakia - England

 

Topic: Football


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