England Vs Wales IST Time TV Telecast Channels Guide: England and Wales face each other in the second round of Group B fixture at the Stade Bollaert-Delelis in Lens on Thursday. Knowing that Wales already grabbed three points from the first match against Slovakia, England cannot afford one more slip or a draw in their upcoming fixtures. Roy Hodgson side were completely dominant throughout the game when they took the lead through Erick Dier free-kick but last minute equalizer from Vasili Berezutski raised the question mark for Roy Hodgson for leaving the likes of Jamie Vardy and Daniel Sturridge on the bench.
Meanwhile Wales’s debut match in major tournament was upright, Gareth Bale opened the scoring with a free-kick while Slovakia Ondrej Duda levelled things up on the hour mark before substitute Hal Robson-Kanu scored the winner for Chris Coleman side with less than 10 minutes remaining.
Speaking after the match Coleman said “We played exceptionally well during the course of 90 minutes, we showed desire, passion to win the match and we got the result. As for now, we don’t need to fear anybody. We can beat anyone with the players we have”.
England Vs Wales IST Time in India
Match: England Vs Wales (European Championship, Group stage)
Date: Thursday, June 16, 2016; 6:30 p.m (IST Time)
Venue: France, Stade Bollaert-Delelis
England Vs Wales TV Details: Sky sports (UK viewers) BT Sports, beIN Sports Australia, ESPN/ ESPN HD/ Sony Six (Indian Channels)
England Vs Wales Team News:
England is likely to appear with the same starting XI that played against Russia in the opening fixture. Wayne Rooney is expected to continue in midfield while Jack Wilshere could start in place of Tottenham midfielder Dele Alli. Raheem Sterling wasn’t so effective against Russia which means he could lose his place to Jamie Vardy.
Wales Boss Chris Coleman is likely to stick with the same plan and is likely to start with the same starting XI. Match winner Hal Robson-Kanu could earn his place in midfield, Gareth Bale is tipped to play up front while Goalkeeper Wayne Hennessey who missed the match against Slovakia with a back problem is expected to start.
England Possible XI: Hart, Walker, Cahill, Smalling, Rose; Alli, Dier, Rooney; Sterling, Kane, Lallana.
Wales Possible XI: Ward; Gunter, Chester, Williams, Davies, Taylor; Edwards, Allen, Ramsey, Williams; Bale.
England Vs Wales Head to Head stats:
This match will be the 102nd meeting between this sides, although this will be the first meeting at the major tournament. In the last 101 meetings, England has been dominant winning 66 and has lost just 14 games. Wales have failed to beat England in seven of their last eight attempts (D1, L6); their recent win came back in May 1984, 1–0 victory in Wrexham.
England Vs Wales prediction:
Wales are in good touch right now and with defensive problem in the England squad, we expect match to end in a draw.
Final score prediction: 1–1