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Wales: Ramsey scores and claims assist

Ramsey scores for Wales

Find out how Aaron Ramsey performs for Wales at Euro 2016.

 

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Aaron RamseySaturday, June 25, Wales 1-0 Northern IrelandAaron Ramsey played the full 90 minutes of Wales’ 1-0 win against Northern Ireland in Paris. The Arsenal midfielder thought he had given Wales an early lead when he converted Sam Vokes’ header at the far post, but he was denied by the offside flag. Northern Ireland soon threatened back, and Wayne Hennessey had to react well to tip Jamie Ward’s thunderous strike over the crossbar before the break.

Wales came out of half-time the stronger side and nearly broke the deadlock when Vokes connected with Ramsey’s inch-perfect cross, but the striker headed off target from close range. It wouldn’t take much longer for Chris Coleman’s side to take the lead, though, when Gareth McAuley diverted Gareth Bale’s cross past his own goalkeeper with 15 minutes remaining. Northern Ireland charged forward in search of a late equaliser, but Wales held on to secure their place in the quarter-finals.Monday, June 20, Wales 3-0 RussiaAaron Ramsey scored and claimed an assist in Wales’ 3-0 win against Russia. The midfielder opened the scoring with a cool chip in the 11th minute, before Neil Taylor doubled their lead nine minutes later. Ramsey turned provider in the second half, slipping Gareth Bale through on goal to add a third with a well-taken finish. The result meant the Dragons topped Group B.   

 

Thursday, June 16, England 2-1 WalesAaron Ramsey played the full 90 minutes of Wales’ 2-1 defeat to England. Gareth Bale’s powerful free-kick gave gave the Dragons the lead at the break. Substitute Jamie Vardy soon equalised after the restart, before Daniel Sturridge scored a dramatic winner in injury time to secure the three points for England. 

Saturday, June 11, Wales 2-1 SlovakiaAaron Ramsey claimed an assist in Wales’ 2-1 win against Slovakia. Gareth Bale opened the scoring with a powerful free-kick in the 10th minute and Chris Coleman’s side continued to create chances throughout the first half. Ondrej Duda pulled the Falcons level, but Hal Robson-Kanu scored a late winner after Ramsey had created the chance for the winger. Ramsey played 88 minutes of Wales’ first game at a major international tournament since 1958.  

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