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Football – FIFA Women’s World Cup 2019 – Qualifying Round Group 1 – England v Wales
Sion Richards

Sion Richards

Tuesday, 5 Jun 2018, 14:34

Wales Women will welcome Bosnia & Herzegovina and Russia for their World Cup 2019 qualifying games over the next fortnight. Jayne Ludlow’s team are unbeaten in group 1 following their five games and sit second in the group, two points behind group leaders England.

With three games remaining in their World Cup 2019 qualifying campaign, Wales are still hoping to book their place in next year’s finals in France after an unbeaten start to their group.

Wales sit second in the group, two points behind England who top the group.

Jayne Ludlow’s team can climb to the top of the group if they beat Bosnia on Thursday, as Russia play England on Friday night.

If Wales Women finish their qualifying campaign in second they can qualify for the play-offs – but only if they finish among the four best second-placed teams from the seven qualifying groups.

Wales Women have never qualified for a World Cup competition – so the next two games are vital if Wales are to qualify for the first time.

Wales Women v Bosnia & Herzegovina | Thursday, 7th June – 19:00
Jayne Ludlow’s team welcome Bosnia to Swansea’s Liberty Stadium on Thursday with Wales hoping to climb to the top of the group if they win.

Wales secured a 0-1 away win against Bosnia last November, Yeovil Town’s Kayleigh Green scoring the only goal of the game.

Bosnia have only won one qualifying game so far, a 0-1 win against Kazakhstan who are bottom of the group.

Wales v Russia | Tuesday, 12 June – 19:00
Wales secured an away point (0-0) against Russia back in October and the teams will meet again in the Newport Stadium next Tuesday.