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Euro 2016: Wales beat Belgium 3-1, secure spot in semi-final

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Lille (France), July 2: Goals from Ashley Williams, Robson Kanu and Sam Vokes sent Wales into their first major semi-final in history when they won 3-1 against Belgium in the second quarter final match of Euro 2016 here.

Belgium drew first blood in 13th minute when Radja Naiggolan sent a long-range powerful shot past Wales goalkeeper giving the team lead.

Wales players celebrate after beating Belgium in the Euro 2016 quarter final match (Image courtesy: Gareth Bale twitter handle)

However, Wales came back strongly and drew level when Ashley Williams headed in on the half-hour.

In opening minutes of second half, it was Hal Robson-Kanu who struck with a marvellous turn and finish writing his name into Welsh football history with his stunning individual effort.

The Dragons downed Belgium 3-1 in the Euro 2016 quarter-finals after Sam Vokes added a third to earn Wales their first major semi-final in history.

IANS

Story first published: Saturday, July 2, 2016, 3:06 [IST]
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