WALES TO FACE UKRAINE AS THEY AIM FOR WORLD CUP QUALIFICATION FOR THE FIRST TIME IN 64 YEARS
Wales are scheduled to face Ukraine in their World Cup play-off final on Sunday at the Cardiff City Stadium. The winner of the clash will join England, Iran, and the United States in Group B of the 2022 World Cup.
Wales Aim for World Cup Qualification for The First Time in 64 Years Ahead of Play Off Final vs Ukraine
West Ham United’s Andriy Yarmolenko, Roman Yaremchuk, and Artem Dovbyk were all on target as Ukraine took a huge step toward qualifying for the global football extravaganza.
On their part, Wales got the better of Austria in their own qualifier to make it this far in their qualification journey.
The Dragons will be heading into the clash off a disappointing 2-1 defeat against Poland in the UEFA Nations League.
However, they will be having history on their minds as they aim to qualify for their first World Cup since 1958.
While their meeting with Ukraine is expected to be emotionally charged considering the situation in Ukraine, Wales will have no choice but to put their compassion on hold to achieve their long-held dream of playing on the global stage.
Gareth Bale has already made it clear the match has so much significance to the playing unit and the country.
“It’s a massive game. There’s no hiding it,” said Wales captain Gareth Bale,” BBC quoted him saying.
Possible starting XI
Wales: Hennessey; Rodon, Ampadu, Davies; Roberts, Aaron Ramsey, Allen, Neco Williams; Wilson, Gareth Bale, Daniel James
Ukraine: Bushchan; Karavaev, Zabarnyi, Matvienko, Mykolenko; Malinovskyi, Stepanenko, Zinchenko; Yarmolenko, Yaremchuk, Tsygankov