Wales 3-1 Belgium as Wales played against Belgium on Friday, 1st July 2016 at the Stade Pierre-Mauroy, Lille, France Stadium for the UEFA European Championship 2016 Quarterfinal as Williams and Robson-Kanu complete the victory to reach semifinals for Wales.
After a marathon first quarterfinal between Poland-Portugal, we had two of the high scoring teams in the tournament going head to head with Wales taking on Belgium. It took just 13 minutes to open the scoring for Belgium when Radja Nainggolan scored with a wonder-strike to put Belgium 1-0 in lead. However the lead was short lived as Wales bounced back with a thumping header goal from Ashley Williams in 31st minute. Game was still 1-1 as both teams head to break. Robson-Kanu and Sam Vokes scored in second half to put Wales in the semifinals of 2016 European Championship.
In Euro 2016, Wales has made it to the semifinals of the 2016 European Championship after rather easy win over Belgium. They had to come from behind but goals from Williams, Robson Kanu and Vokes insured a 2-1 win and place in semifinals against Portugal.
Wales 3 – 1 Belgium (July-01-2016) UEFA European Championship 2016 Quarterfinal Highlights
- 13′ 0 – 1 Radja Nainggolan opened the scoring with a stunning strike to put Belgium 1-0 in lead.
- 31′ 1 – 1 Ashley Williams thumping header made it 1-1 on the night.
- 55′ 2 – 1 Hal Robson-Kanu scores absolute class goal outfoxing three belgium defenders before putting the ball in the net.
- 86′ 3 – 1 Sam Vokes came on second half sub to score the third for Wales as they complete a remarkable turnaround.
The Last time Wales reached the quarterfinal stage of a major tournament was back in 1958 world cup where they lost to eventual winners Brazil with Pele scoring the only goal in the game. Now Gareth Bale lead Wales side has a wonderful chance of not only making it to the semifinals but actually reaching the finals as they are in relatively easier draw where they will face either Portugal or Poland. However Belgium will be slightly favourite to get the better of Wales this friday night.
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