Andriy Yarmolenko somehow guided Gareth Bale’s free-kick into his own net, giving Wales the lead against Ukraine.
Wales and Ukraine went head-to-head in a World Cup Play-Offfree-kickfree-kickfree-kick match, with the winner heading to Qatar in the winter.
Bale stepped up to the free-kick and sent a dangerous ball into the box, and Yarmolenko somehow headed it into his own goal.
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WALES LEAD! ???????
Gareth Bale's free-kick is diverted into his own net by
Andriy Yarmolenko! ? pic.twitter.com/cyj9ZrUlSK
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WALES OPEN UP THE SCORING IN CARDIFF ?
Gareth Bale's free kick is flicked on by Yarmolenko and into the back of the net.
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The former West Ham man will be gutted to have gifted Wales an early lead, after he played a pivotal role in Ukraine’s victory over Scotland in midweek.