Euro 2016: England, Wales advance to next round

Euro 2016: England, Wales advance to next round

England and Wales managed to qualify to the next round from Group B in Euro 2016.

England reach last 16. (Source: Reuters)

England and Slovakia played out a 0-0 draw but England advanced to the next round with 5 points. In the other game, Wales beat Russia to advance with 6 points. Slovakia finish third. (RESULTS | STANDINGS)

AS it happened: Euro 2016

90+5′ Full-time! England fail to score and so do Slovakia. It ends in a 0-0 draw. England advance

90+2′ All over! Wales win the game 3-0 and advance to the next round. Russia are out of it

90′ 5 minutes added to England-Slovakia match

90′ 2 minutes of added time to Wales-Russia match

88′ What a chance for England! Kane with a header which he fails to connect perfectly

87′ Russia free-kick but straight into Wales goalkeeper’s hand


82′ Rooney with a left foot strike but it is wide, way wide

79′ Ignashevich goes for the shot but it goes high and wide. Wales lead 3-0

76′ England with back to back corners but no conversion. Getting frustrating now

70′ You have to give it to England. Dier with a shot at the goal but that is again blocked

67′ Wales have scored again! GOAL! Gareth Bales makes it 3-0. Aaron Ramsay passes to Bales inside the box and he simple puts it past the keeper

67′ Dier has tried more than once but both shots have been wide. England pressing but not getting the goal

63′ Russia had their chance but that Glushakov shot is wide!

60′ Alli comes on for England and almost scored. He takes the shot but Slovakia defender manages a foot to save it

58′ Bale with another try at the goal but that is is wide on the right corner

53′ Mak with a chance for Slovakia but Hart saves it

47′ Wales get their chance. Bales with a strike but that is missed

46′ Players are back again in both matches

# England have been threatening and Alan Shearer, Rio Ferdinand believe the goal is coming

45′ HALF TIME: Slovakia 0-0 England, Russia 0-2 Wales

41′ Even though England are doing well in the attack, Rooney is warming up.

40′ Bale with a sublime run to skip past three challenges but in the end his shot is tame and is saved with ease.

30′ Bale once again in the thick of things. Tries to run through the Russian defence but in the end plays a ball for Vokes and his shot is saved.

28′ Carragher praises Bale for his involvement so far at Euro 2016

27′ Dzyuba has an effort on goal for Russia but his shot is saved by the Welsh keeper.

24′ Pečovský (Slovakia) is shown a yellow card.

20′ Wales double their advantage with N Taylor! Bale with sublime throughball and Taylor tries once, tries twice and scores. 2-0!

11′ WALES LEAD! Joe Allen threads a wonderful pass through the middle for Aaron Ramsey. He evades the offside trap and lifts the ball over the advancing Akinfeev.

9′ Vardy flicks it on towards Sturridge, but his effort is brilliantly blocked by a lunging Pekarík

5′ Vardy gets a knee on a wicked near-post cross from Clyne, but the ball flashes over the bar

1′ We’re off and running in Saint Etienne and Toulouse.


First from Wales vs Russia:

Now, England vs Slovakia:


England to make six changes for Slovakia match

Wayne Rooney will not begin the game against Slovakia on Monday. (Source: AP)

England captain Wayne Rooney will be left out of the starting lineup for their last Euro 2016 Group B match against Slovakia, British media reported.

I will kick Sturridge if I have to, says Skrtel

Daniel Sturridge scored a stoppage-time winner in England’s 2-1 victory over Wales. (Source: Reuters)

Slovakia defender Martin Skrtel will have no second thoughts about kicking England striker Daniel Sturridge, his Liverpool team mate, to help his country win their final Euro 2016 Group B game on Monday.

# Wales could hit heights or depths in final countdown

Russia have never lost to Wales in their four meetings. (Source: Reuters)

Currently in second place in Euro 2016 group B with three points, Wales could finish either top or bottom of their section.