WCQ: Wales v Scotland

Bale plan doesn't stop Wales

March 23, 2013
By Richard Jolly
Stop Gareth Bale and you stop Wales? Not exactly. His national team, like his club side, have been branded a one-man team. Scotland took measures to nullify the Tottenham player. Yet they were leading when Bale went off and lost with his replacement Jonathan Williams a pivotal, if indirect, influence on the game's tactics. In a game of two halves, they beat Wales with Bale and lost to them without him.

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