Belarus v Wales, 05 September 2021

Score3-2 to Wales
RefereeGiorgi Kruashvili
CompetitionFIFA World Cup Europe group E
VenueCentralni, Kazan
Kick-off: 4.00pm local (2.00pm BST) Played in Kazan, Russia due to the European Union imposing limits on air travel to punish Belarus for diverting a Lithuania-bound flight to Minsk in May 2021 to detain an opposition activist. Played behind closed door.

2  Belarus

Manager: Georgiy Kondratiev

3  Wales

Manager: Rob Page

Goals:

Vitaly Lisakovich penalty 29 P
Pavel Sedko 30 G

Goals:

Gareth Bale penalty 5 P
Gareth Bale penalty 69 P
Gareth Bale 90 G

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Sergei Chernik (captain)
Defender Roman Begunov
Defender Maksim Shvetsov
Defender/Midfielder Aleksandr Sachivko
Defender/Midfielder Nikolay Zolotov
Midfielder Artem Bykov
Midfielder Pavel Sedko
Midfielder/Forward Maks Ebong
Midfielder/Forward Vladislav Klimovich

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Danny Ward
Defender Chris Gunter
Defender Chris Mepham
Defender/Midfielder Ben Davies
Defender/Midfielder/Forward Gareth Bale (captain)
Midfielder/Defender James Lawrence
Midfielder Joe Allen
Midfielder Rubin Colwill
Midfielder Brennan Johnson
Midfielder Joe Morrell
Midfielder/Forward Daniel James

Substitutions:

Dmitri Podstrelov for Maks Ebong 73
Roman Yuzepchuk for Pavel Sedko 73
Gleb Shevchenko for Roman Begunov 78
Maksim Skavysh for Vitaly Lisakovich 90

Substitutions:

Mark Harris for Rubin Colwill 57
Jonny Williams for Brennan Johnson 63

Cards:

Sergei Chernik 4 Y
Artem Bykov 11 Y

Cards:

Chris Gunter 27 Y

On the bench:

Goalkeeper Pavel Pavlyuchenko
Goalkeeper Roman Stepanov
Defender/Midfielder Kirill Pechenin
Defender/Midfielder Artem Rakhmanov
Defender/Midfielder Gleb Shevchenko
Midfielder Denis Grechikho
Midfielder Artem Kontsevoy
Midfielder Ruslan Lisakovich
Midfielder Dmitri Podstrelov
Midfielder Roman Yuzepchuk
Forward Maksim Skavysh

On the bench:

Goalkeeper Wayne Hennessey
Goalkeeper Tom King
Defender Tom Lockyer
Midfielder Dylan Levitt
Midfielder Josh Sheehan
Midfielder Matt Smith
Midfielder Jonny Williams
Midfielder/Forward Mark Harris
Forward Ben Woodburn

Comments:

Wales named ten of a possible 12 substitutes.