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M. Korhut
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B. Davies
Yellow Card
J. Lawrence
Yellow Card
M. Pátkai
1 - 0
Á. Nagy
Yellow Card

Match Stats

54% 45%
Shots Off Target
Shots On Target 3 4
Total Passes 462 389
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Pos Team P W D L F A +/- PTS Form
1 Croatia CRO Croatia 8 5 2 1 17 7 +10 17 W D W D W
2 Wales WAL Wales 8 4 2 2 10 6 +4 14 W W D D W
3 Slovakia SVK Slovakia 8 4 1 3 13 11 +2 13 W L D W L
4 Hungary HUN Hungary 8 4 0 4 8 11 -3 12 L W L L W
5 Azerbaijan AZE Azerbaijan 8 0 1 7 5 18 -13 1 L L L D L


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The hosts now find themselves in an excellent position after four matches, with their next qualifier coming against Slovakia in September. Meanwhile, this result could be very damaging for Wales who have lost their last two matches. Giggs' side must bounce back against Azerbaijan in September if they are to have any chance of qualification.
Hungary seal an enormous late victory to make it three wins out of four in Group E. This match developed into a pulsating affair with both sides having their fair share of major chances, but Patkai's thunderous finish is what separates the sides late on. After an even first half, Wales' big moment came in the second period when Tom Lawrence teed up Bale inside the area, and he failed to convert. Patkai then made Hungary's pressure count on the 80th minute, which meant Wales needed to pile forward in the closing stages. However, the hosts stood firm to secure a stunning victory.
90' + 4' CHANCE FOR BALE! Wales pile on the pressure in the closing seconds and Gunter's cross is met by the head of Bale, but it's straight into the hands of Gulacsi.
90' + 2' CHANCE! Wales pile into the box and Williams flicks the ball on to Bale at the back post, but Orban makes a crucial intervention before the forward can make a connection.
90' + 1' James picks up the ball on the right flank and floats a dangerous ball towards the back post. Vokes is his intended target, but it doesn't quite reach him.
90' There will be four minutes of added time.
M. Korhut
Yellow Card
90' Korhut is booked for cynically preventing Bale from taking a quick throw-in.
89' James looks to launch a Welsh counter attack from deep, but he's brought to ground by Bese. Wales take the free-kick quickly, but it is too rushed and comes to nothing.
88' Bese has received his treatment and he is able to continue.
B. Davies
Yellow Card
87' Davies is now booked for a late challenge on Bese, with the substitute now receiving treatment.
87' Varga and Szalai almost link up again, with the former sliding a ball into the path of Szalai who is flagged offside.
85' Varga looks to charge down the left wing, but Allen brings him down and Hungary gain a free-kick in a promsing position. Varga's delivery is good, but it's just too far for Szalai to reach.
B. Bese
D. Szoboszlai
83' Hungary's third change sees Szoboszlai replaced by Bese for the remainder of the match.
J. Lawrence
Yellow Card
82' James Lawrence is booked almost immediately after kick-off for bringing down Kleinheisler.
M. Pátkai
80' GOOOAL! Patkai makes it 1-0 to Hungary! James Lawrence fails to get the better of Szalai's physicality, with the striker backing into the defender deep inside the penalty area. This then sees both Lawrence and Szalai go to ground, enabling Patkai to run on to the loose ball and drill it home from close range.
80' Gulacsi attempts to clear the ball from the penalty area and his clearance is charged down by Wilson, but Gulacsi breathes a sigh of relief as it goes out for a goal kick.
S. Vokes
T. Lawrence
79' Wales make another change as Tom Lawrence is replaced by Vokes.
77' CHANCE AGAIN! The resulting corner causes all kinds of problems for Wales as they just can't see to clear it. Barath's innocuous ends up nearly finding the net, if not for Allen's last-ditch clearance off the line. Wales cling on.
76' CHANCE! Smith loses the ball some 25 yards from goal and Kleinheisler fires a half-volley towards the bottom corner, but Hennessey is on hand to tip his ferocious effort around the post.
75' Wales toy with the ball for too long just outside the Hungary penalty area, and Allen's eventual low pass into the area is then easily cleared by Hungary.
H. Wilson
D. Brooks
73' Wales make their second substitiution of the match as Brooks is replaced by Wilson, who scored the winner when Wales last won away from home in a 1-0 victory over Republic of Ireland. Can he repeat those heroics here?
72' The hosts create an opening as Lovrencsics has space to drive at Wales on the right wing, but his low delivery into the box is handled well by Williams who eventually quells the danger.
L. Kleinheisler
B. Dzsudzsák
70' Hungary are making their second change as Dzsudzsak is replaced by Kleinheisler.
69' Wales are working hard to nulify Hungary's threat from deliveries, as the hosts have recorded just one open play cross in this half compared to five in the first period.
67' Allen does well to win the ball back in midfield and he then drives at the Hungary defence before laying it off to Tom Lawrence on the right wing, but his low delivery is easily dealt with by Barath.
65' Tom Lawrence wins a corner off Barath. Brooks' subsequent delivery is nodded by Williams back towards Allen, but the midfielder's volley was never going to threaten Gulacsi and it goes well over the bar.
63' Wales enjoy a spell of possession which sees Bale drop deep to get involved, but his attempt to spray it wide to James ends up with it floating out of play. Hungary reclaim the ball.
61' BIG CHANCE! Wales are in on goal as Brooks slides through Tom Lawrence on the right-hand side, with Bale bursting into the box on his left. Lawrence squares it across to leave Bale one-on-one with the goalkeeper, but he fails to make a decent connection and Gulacsi eventually collects it with ease. That should have been one-nil.
R. Varga
F. Holender
59' Hungary make their first chance as Holender leaves the pitch, with Varga his replacement.
57' Wales make a quick break in response and win a corner, but James fluffs his lines and fails to get it past the first man. However, the winger responds by exhibiting his lightning pace on the left wing seconds later as he surpasses Lovrenciscs, but fails to pick anyone out in the box.
56' CHANCE! Hungary are so close to breaking the deadlock when the ball drops neatly to Szoboszlai on the edge of the box. He chests it down, steadies himself and then fires his half-volley just above the top right-hand corner.
M. Smith
E. Ampadu
54' Wales make their first change as Smith replaces Ampadu in midfield.
52' James attempts to make a break on the left wing and wins another free-kick as Dzsudzsak blatantly tugs him back by the shoulder.
51' Hungary win a free-kick inside their own half as Ampadu misses the ball and instead nods the back of Nagy's head.
50' Sloppy midfield play from Brooks gifts Szalai the ball and he then offloads it to Szoboszlai before darting forward. However, Szoboszlai fails to make effective use of the opportunity and his final pass is easily cut out by the Wales defence.
Á. Nagy
Yellow Card
49' James continues to cause problems for Hungary, as Nagy is now booked for obstructing his run.
48' Barath looks to clip a swerving ball from defence towards Lovrencsics on the right wing, but it is just too far for the full-back and Wales have a throw-in deep in their half.
46' Wales have a chance to apply pressure when Bale launches a long throw into the Hungary box, but it's handled well by the hosts' defence and it is cleared as far as Gunter who looks to conserve possession rather than threaten further.
46' The referee blows his whistle and Hungary kick us off for the second half!
James started quietly, but he really grew into the game as it went on by embarking on a string of dangerous runs. Wales must get the ball to him as much as they can in the second half, as the Hungary defence has struggled to deal with his quick feet and pace.
It has been a lively first half at the Groupama Arena, but it remains goalless at the break. Dzsudzsak is causing the Wales defence all sorts of problems with his menacing delivery, while James has been Wales' brightest spark in attack on the left wing. Hungary had their best chance to take the lead inside the first 15 minutes when Holender nearly made connection with Szalai's cut-back, but Wales also came close themselves soon later through Tom Lawrence's low effort. It is evenly poised for the second half.
45' There will be one minute of added time.
44' Some neat link-up play between James and Brooks sees the latter receive the ball on the left-hand byline. He flicks the ball against Barath, but it then deflects off Brooks and Hungary win the goal kick.
42' Szalai holds play up from deep and feeds in Dzsudzsak on the left flank. His delivery then deflects off Davies, and Hennessey needs to be alert to intervene and clear the danger.
41' It looks like Wales might be able to launch a quick counter for a second when James intercepts Gulacsi's clearance, but it then falls in the path of Allen who is wrong-footed. Hungary regain the ball.
M. Pátkai
Yellow Card
39' Patkai is shown the yellow card for dissent after Nagy's foul on Davies.
39' James and Brooks stand over the free-kick, but there is confusion over who will be taking it. Brooks eventually steps up, but he can't get his delivery past the first man.
38' James glides forward down the left wing and the referee awards Wales a free kick when Nagy nudges him over. Hungary are not happy about that one.
36' Hungary win a corner and Dzsudzsak's delivery is met by Orban who arrives at the near post, but he can't direct his bullet header on target and Wales have a goal kick.
35' Barath struggles to deal with a long ball forward and can only clear it as far as Allen on the edge of the Hungary box. He attempts a first-time volley, but it's just too high and wide.
34' Ampadu now wins a free-kick after going down under Patkai's challenge, but Brooks' resulting delivery is too high for Williams and it drifts out for a Hungary throw-in on the right-hand side.
32' Nagy clips over Brooks inside the Hungary half and the referee awards Wales a free-kick. Davies floats it in towards Bale at the far post, but he can only direct his header out of play.
30' James races towards the left-hand byline and manages to squeeze in a cross towards Allen who flicks the ball into the box, but Brooks can't bring it under control and Wales eventually lose possession.
28' Hungary continue to apply pressure as Dzsudzsak whips in a corner from the right, but the referee catches Barath pulling back Davies in the area and Wales are awarded a free kick.
27' Hungary get the ball out wide to Dzsudzsak who is in space on the right-hand side of the Wales penalty box, and he then clips a ball towards Patkai at the far post. He has plenty of time to weigh up his effort, but he attempts a bicycle kick and misses the ball completely.
25' CHANCE! James makes a darting run down the left wing before cutting inside and finding Tom Lawrence in the penalty area. Lawrence takes a touch to create some space, but he then fires his shot straight at Gulacsi. That's better from Wales.
23' Brooks tries to play a floated ball into Bale, but he fouls Orban in his attempt to hold the ball up and concedes a free-kick.
21' The share of the ball has been fairly even, with Hungary having marginally more possession at 52.8 per cent. The hosts have also been more effective in their use of the ball so far, and have created the better chances.
19' Dzsudzsak has the ball on the right wing again and he tries to pick out Szalai's run, but the striker is caught offside.
17' James loses out in his duel with Patkai and gives the ball away cheaply in midfield. Hungary then look to make a quick break, but Allen brings it to a halt with a clear foul on Szoboszlai.
15' CHANCE! Hungary are inches away from taking the lead, as Dzsudzsak slides a well-timed pass through to Szalai in the Wales penalty area and he then tries to square it across the box to Holender. However, the winger arrives marginally too late to make a connection. So close!
13' Dzsudzsak bends the ball towards the goalmouth and Bale can only clear it directly Szoboszlai, but his feeble header is wide of the right-hand post.
12' Davies tugs back Dzsudzsak on the right wing and Hungary now have an opportunity to get the ball into the box from a promising position.
10' CHANCE! Allen plays a neat one-two with Gunter on the right wing, which permits Allen the space to skid a low cross into the box from the byline. His delivery deflects into the path of Tom Lawrence, but his backheel towards the far post is held by Gulacsi.
8' Hungary pass the ball around the defence before Barath drills a long ball forward towards Szalai, who is leading the Hungary line on his own. However, Barath's delivery evades the striker and Hennessey is able to collect it with ease.
6' Wales are now able to settle down and control possession following Hungary's early pressure, but the midfield are not being granted much time on the ball by Hungary.
4' Bale's flicked clearance over the bar wins Hungary a corner from the resulting free-kick. Hennessey then needs to be on his toes to palm Dzsudzsak's floated delivery out for another corner.
2' Williams thumps a long ball up the field and it eventually lands at the feet of Tom Lawrence on the left wing. He tries to pull it back to Allen, but it evades the midfielder and Hungary reclaim possession.
C. Gunter
Yellow Card
2' Gunter receives an early booking for a late challenge on Szoboszlai.
1' The referee blows his whistle and Wales get us underway!
The players are emerging from the tunnel and we are nearing kick-off at the Groupama Arena.
It could be a big night for Hungary, as victory would see them seal them win three consecutive wins for the first time since September 2011. Meanwhile, defeat for Wales would see them lose three consecutive away matches for the first time in three years.
Ryan Giggs makes five changes to the Wales side that lost to Croatia with Gunter, Williams, Ampadu, Tom Lawrence and Brooks all entering the starting line-up. The changes mean Mepham, Roberts, Smith, Vaulks and Wilson all drop to the bench. Hungary have made just two changes as Patkai and Holender replace Kleinheisler and Dominik Nagy in Rossi's side.
SUBS: Ben Woodburn, Sam Vokes, Harry Wilson, Matthew Smith, Will Vaulks, Adam Davies, Chris Mepham, Danny Ward, Rabbi Matondo, Connor Roberts, Neil Taylor, Tom Lockyer.
WALES (4-2-3-1): Wayne Hennessey; Chris Gunter, Ashley Williams, Jamie Lawrence, Ben Davies; Joe Allen, Ethan Ampadu; Tom Lawrence, David Brooks, Daniel James; Gareth Bale.
SUBS: Denes Dibusz, Adam Kovacsik, David Holman, Dominik Nagy, Laszlo Kleinheisler, Janos Ferenczi, Paulo Vinicius, Barnabas Bese, Roland Varga, Zsolt Kalmar, Krisztian Nemeth, Istvan Kovacs.
HUNGARY (4-2-3-1): Peter Gulacsi; Gergo Lovrencsics, Botond Barath, Willi Orban, Mihaly Korhut; Adam Nagy, Mate Patkai; Balazs Dzsudzsak, Dominik Szoboszlai, Filip Holender; Adam Szalai.
Wales’ 2-1 defeat against Croatia last time out puts increased pressure on this match against a resurgent Hungary, who stunned World Cup finalists Croatia back in March. Marco Rossi’s side won their last two matches against Croatia and Azerbaijan, and they will be looking to make it six wins in 11 under the new boss against the Welsh. Meanwhile, Ryan Giggs’ side are targeting a second win of the campaign in their third outing.
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