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Wales fought back to draw with Switzerland in their opening game of Euro 2020, as Kieffer Moore marked his return to the starting line-up with what could prove to be a vital equaliser.
In only his third start in nine matches under interim manager Robert Page, the Cardiff City striker was close to giving Wales an early lead when his header was superbly tipped over by Yann Sommer.
Switzerland took control of the match from that point and, after squandering several chances, they eventually scored as the impressive Breel Embolo headed in from Xherdan Shaqiri’s corner.
Wales were slow to improve from their sluggish start but, with 15 minutes left, Joe Morrell’s delicately clipped cross found Moore, whose flicked header into the bottom corner sent the small but loud pocket of Wales fans in Baku wild.
Those supporters then thought their hearts had been broken 10 minutes later as Swiss substitute Mario Gravanovic scored just moments after coming on – but his goal was disallowed for offside after a VAR check.
Switzerland kept pressing for a winning goal deep into added time but they were denied by a series of brilliant saves from Danny Ward.
Such was the intensity of the late Swiss pressure, a draw will have felt like a great relief for Wales, whose next game is against Turkey in Baku on Wednesday.
After Turkey were crushed 3-0 by Italy in Friday’s tournament opener, Wales’ second match in Baku could have a significant bearing on their hopes of reaching the knockout stages.
Both teams are back in Group A action on Wednesday, with Wales staying in Baku to take on Turkey (17:00 BST), while Switzerland travel to Rome to face Italy (20:00).
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- 10RamseySubstituted forAmpaduat 90+3′minutes
- 20JamesSubstituted forBrooksat 75′minutes
- 13MooreBooked at 47mins
- 3N Williams
- 22SchÃ¤rBooked at 30mins
- 2MbabuBooked at 63mins
- 23ShaqiriSubstituted forZakariaat 66′minutes
- 9SeferovicSubstituted forGavranovicat 84′minutes
- ClÃ©ment Turpin
Match ends, Wales 1, Switzerland 1.
Second Half ends, Wales 1, Switzerland 1.
Corner, Switzerland. Conceded by Chris Mepham.
Substitution, Wales. Ethan Ampadu replaces Aaron Ramsey.
Offside, Switzerland. Kevin Mbabu tries a through ball, but Mario Gavranovic is caught offside.
Corner, Switzerland. Conceded by David Brooks.
Corner, Switzerland. Conceded by Danny Ward.
Attempt saved. Breel Embolo (Switzerland) header from the left side of the six yard box is saved in the top left corner. Assisted by Ricardo RodrÃguez with a cross.
Corner, Switzerland. Conceded by Ben Davies.
Attempt blocked. Gareth Bale (Wales) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Aaron Ramsey.
Offside, Switzerland. Fabian SchÃ¤r tries a through ball, but Mario Gavranovic is caught offside.
VAR Decision: No Goal Wales 1-1 Switzerland.
Offside, Switzerland. Breel Embolo tries a through ball, but Mario Gavranovic is caught offside.
Substitution, Switzerland. Mario Gavranovic replaces Haris Seferovic.
Foul by Denis Zakaria (Switzerland).
Ben Davies (Wales) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Attempt blocked. Joe Morrell (Wales) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.
Attempt blocked. Denis Zakaria (Switzerland) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Haris Seferovic.
Breel Embolo (Switzerland) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Foul by Gareth Bale (Wales).