Wales v Ukraine - as it happened

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Wales v Ukraine, World Cup play-off final, 2021/22, 05/06/2022, lineups. BeSoccer
Wales v Ukraine, World Cup play-off final, 2021/22, 05/06/2022, lineups. BeSoccer
Join us for LIVE commentary of the World Cup play-off final clash between Wales and Ukraine from the Cardiff City Stadium. Huge match in which both teams will fight for a place in the Qatar 2022 World Cup to be played this winter.

List of goalscorers

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  • 90'
    FT. Wales will be playing the FIFA World Cup 2022!!!! Ukraine tried everything but they failed to equalise after Yarmolenko's own goal in the 30th minute. Incredible game from both national teams.
  • 90'
    (90+4): Mudryk is shown the yellow card.
  • 90'
    (90+3): Wales sub. N. Williams is replaced by Norrington-Davies.
  • 90'
    (90+2): Yarmolenko shoots from the edge of the box but his shot goes wide.
  • 90'
    5 minutes added!!!
  • 89'
    Wales are few minutes away from qualifying for the World Cup.
  • 87'
    Ben Davies is being treated by the medical staff.
  • 85'
    Corner for Wales.
  • 84'
    WHAT A SAVE FROM HENNESSEY!!! Dovbyk heads the ball from the penalty spot and the Welshman saves his team again!!!!
  • 82'
    Wales sub: Bale is replaced by Wilson!!
  • 77'
    Ukraine double sub: Tsygankov is replaced by Mudryk. Yaremchuk OUT, Dovbyk IN.
  • 76'
    What a save from Bushchan!!! Bale receives the ball inside the area and shoots from the penalty spot but the Ukrainian saves it!!!
  • 75'
    Johnson hits the post!!! The Welshman hits Bushchan's near post after a good cross from Bale!!
  • 74'
    Shaparenko shoots from 35 yards but his shot goes over Hennesey's goal.
  • 71'
    Wales sub: D. James OUT, B. Johnson IN.
  • 69'
    Ukraine double sub: Malinovski is replaced by Shaparenko and Stepanenko by Sydorchuk.
  • 66'
    Stepanenko makes a good cross from the left flank but no one is able to head it.
  • 63'
    Zinchenko tries to find Yarmolenko with a long pass but Williams wins the race.
  • 61'
    Wales try to pull off a counter attack but Zabarnyi gets to ctach the ball.
  • 60'
    Corner for Ukraine.
  • 57'
    Wales are finding it hard to get the ball out of their half now.
  • 54'
    What a save from Hennessey!!!!! Tsygankov shoots the ball inside the box after a good cross but the Welshman gets to save it!!
  • 51'
    Robert Page is cautioned for complaining.
  • 48'
    What a miss from Ramsey!!!!!!!! Wales pull off a great counter attack. Moore squares the ball to the penalty spot and Ramsey doesn't get to push the ball into the net.
  • 45'
    The second half starts!!!
  • 45'
    (45+2): HT. A very open first half in which both teams could have scored the first goal. Wales managed to go in at half-time with a 35th minute own goal by Yarmolenko after a free kick from Bale.
  • 45'
    2 minutes added!!!
  • 44'
    Corner for Ukraine.
  • 43'
    Ukraine move the ball from wing to wing.
  • 40'
    Corner for Ukraine.
  • 39'
    Zinchenko tries it again!! The Ukrainian shoots from the edge of the box to Hennessey's near post but the Welshman saves it.
  • 37'
    Malinovskyi fouls Allen.
  • 35'
    GOOOOOALLLLLLLLL TO WALES!!!! Yarmolenko gives Wales the lead!! Bale takes the free kick and the ball rebounds off Yarmolenko's head and goes into the goal.
  • 34'
    Gareth Bale's shot in coming..
  • 33'
    Malinovskyi fouls James on the edge of the box.
  • 31'
    Mykolenko is shown the yellow card after elbowing James.
  • 30'
    Corner for Ukraine.
  • 29'
    Zinchenko steals the ball on the edge of the box and shoots it but Hennessey gets to save it.
  • 28'
    Tsygankov is caught offside.
  • 27'
    A very open game so far in which both teams have had chances to open the scoring.
  • 24'
    Ramsey crosses a lovely ball from the right flank but no one is able to finish it off!!
  • 21'
    Bale shoots from a long way out and his shot goes over the goal.
  • 20'
    Bushchan will be able to continue playing.
  • 20'
    The GK is receaving treatment.
  • 19'
    It appears that Bushchan may have a right ankle injury.
  • 17'
    Rodon is caught offside.
  • 15'
    Wales connect several passes around Ukraine's box.
  • 11'
    Yaremchuk receives the ball from a long pass and shoots across inside the area but Hennessey gets to save the ball.
  • 9'
    Second corner for Ukraine.
  • 8'
    Corner for Ukraine.
  • 8'
    Tsygankov shoots from the edge of the box but Hennessey saves the ball.
  • 7'
    Williams shoots from 30 yards but the ball goes over the byline.
  • 5'
    Davies earns a corner for Wales.
  • 3'
    Malinovskyi shoots from 35 yards right into Hennessey's hands.

Yellow card

a Gales
  • 3'
    Allen is cautioned after a strong challenge on Rodon.
  • 1'
    The match starts!!
Start of match

Start of match

  • PRVW
    The players take the field and the national anthems are playing!
  • PRVW
    Mateu Lahoz is in the middle for this one, Juan Martinez Munuera the VAR.
  • PRVW
    It's 13 degrees and cloudy here in Cardiff.
  • PRVW
    Ukraine starting XI: Bushchan (GK), Zinchenko, Karavaev, Mykolenko, Zabarnyi, Matviyenko, Malinovskyi, Stepanenko, Yaremchuk, Tsygankov and Yarmolenko.
  • PRVW
    Wales starting XI: Hennessey (GK), Ampadu, Roberts, N. Williams, B. Davies, Rodon, Ramsey, Allen, Moore, Bale and D. James.


05 June 2022, 18:00

Referee: Mateu Lahoz

Stadium: Cardiff City Stadium

  • PRVW
    Hello everyone and welcome to the live coverage of the World Cup play-off final between Wales and Ukraine!!!