Wales beats Belgium to advance to Euro semifinals

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UEFA Euro 2016
UEFA Euro 2016

VILLENEUVE-D'ASCQ, Jul. 1, 2016 (AMP) — France 2016 : Wales reached the semifinals of the 2016 UEFA Euro with a 3-1 win against Belgium (halftime: 1-1) on Friday night at the Pierre Mauroy Stadium in Villeneuve-d'Ascq.

Belgian midfielder Radja Nainggolan opened the score in the 13th minute, before seeing Wales catch up in the 31st minute thanks to A. Williams. 1-1 at half time. The Welshs eventually won the game in the second period with two more goals by Robson-Kanu ('55) and Vokes ('86).

Fixtures and Results : Second stage

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Overview

Wales at the Euro

  • First appearance
  • 14 participations in the qualifications (first in 1964)

Belgium at the Euro

  • 5 appearances (first in 1972)
  • 14 participations in the qualifications (first in 1964)
  • Statistics: Runners-up (1980) Third Place (1972)
2016 Euro Poster
Wales
3:1
Belgium
3:1 (1:1)
  • 1 July 2016
  • 21:00
  • Villeneuve-d'Ascq

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