Wales 1 Georgia 1: Draw dents World Cup ambitions in Cardiff
Wales suffered a World Cup qualifying shock as they were held 1-1 at home by Georgia – a team ranked 127 places below them in the FIFA rankings.
Gareth Bale gave Wales the perfect start with his 25th international goal after 10 minutes, rising superbly to meet Joe Ledley’s corner.
But Wales were punished for their first-half profligacy when Georgia counter-attacked at will after the break, and Tornike Okriashvili’s 57th minute header gave them their first point in Group D.
It was no less than Georgia deserved as Wales lost control in the second half, with the absences of influential... read more
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