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EURO 2012: Switzerland 4 Wales 1

Switzerland v Wales: photo linked from (2) 4 WALES (1) 1
GOALS Switzerland:
Stocker 8, 89
Streller 21
Inler 82

GOALS Wales:
Bale 13

A 4-1 defeat for Wales in their Euro 2012 qualifying Group G game against Switzerland in Basel.

The score line harsh for Brian Flynn’s side at the end, but with some defensive mistakes throughout, Switzerland ran out comfortable winners.

Three defeats on the bounce in the opening group matches have left caretaker boss Brian Flynn’s side bottom of the group.

Wales starting line up:
1. Wayne Hennessey (Wolves), 2. Darcy Blake (Cardiff City), 3. Danny Collins (Stoke City),4. James Collins (Aston Villa), 5. Andrew Crofts (Norwich City), 6. Ashley Williams (Swansea City) (Capt), 7. David Edwards (Wolves), 8. Andy King (Leicester City), 9. Simon Church (Reading), 10. David Vaughan (Blackpool), 11. Gareth Bale (Tottenham Hotspur).

Subs: 12. David Cornell  (GK) (Swansea City), 13. Christian Ribeiro (Bristol City), 14. Craig Morgan (Preston), 15. Neil Taylor (Swansea City), 16. Shaun MacDonald (loan Yeovil Town), 17. Ryan Doble (Southampton), 18. Steve Morison (Millwall).

Other information:
Euro 2012:
 Switzerland v Wales.
Venue: St.Jakob Park, Basel.
Date: Tuesday 12th October 2010.
Kick off: 8.30pm (local time), 7:30pm UK

Referee: Alain Hamer (Luxembourg)

Other: Wales in all white.
LIVE: Sky Sports 2.

updated: Tue
, 12 October, 2010 21:23 UK.

There is a doubt over the fitness of Ashley Williams (ankle). Darcy Blake is set to win his first cap at right back.

Called up are Rhoys Wiggins (Bournemouth), Shaun MacDonald (loan Yeovil Town) and Ashley 'Jazz' Richards (Swansea City). Out are Joe Ledley (Ledley has returned to Glasgow to be with his partner at the birth of their first child) and Hal Robson-Kanu (hamstring injury). Central defender, Craig Morgan will also join up with the squad, he will fly to Switzerland on Monday.

Ched Evans is out with a groin injury. He has returned to his club who have said he is in for treatment over the weekend and will the miss the trip. (this to be confirmed by the FAW). Joe Allen is also out with a groin injury.

Both Sam Ricketts and Chris Gunter are suspended.

Wales squad:
Goalkeepers: Jonathan Bond (Watford), David Cornell (Swansea City), Wayne Hennessey (Wolves), Boaz Myhill (West Bromwich Albion).

Defenders: Darcy Blake (Cardiff City), Danny Collins (Stoke City), James Collins (Aston Villa), Adam Matthews (Cardiff City), Christian Ribeiro (Bristol City), Ashley Richards (Swansea City), Neil Taylor (Swansea City), Rhoys Wiggins (Bournemouth), Ashley Williams (Swansea City)
Midfielders: Gareth Bale (Tottenham Hotspur), Andrew Crofts (Norwich City), Ryan Doble (Southampton), David Edwards (Wolves), Andy King (Leicester City), Shaun MacDonald (loan Yeovil Town), David Vaughan (Blackpool)

Forwards: Simon Church (Reading), Steve Morison (Millwall).

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Wales' away game in the Euro 2012 qualifying campaign against Switzerland on Tuesday 12th October 2010, is set to be played in Basel (info on the Calendar page on the Swiss FA website). 

Venue now confirmed by the FAW.

St.Jakob Park in Basel, is some 85km from Zurich. Kick off time will be 8.30pm local, 7.30pm UK. The ground is home to FC Basel and seats 42,500. So far around 750 Wales supporters are expected to make the trip.


 Match details

 Ticket information (PDF 2 Kb)
Publication date - 12 Jul 2010




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