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Live Reporting

Michael Pearlman

All times stated are UK

  1. Post update

    Wales 0-0 Bulgaria

    Cicinho, the Brazilian-born right back making his debut today, looks decent.

    However, he also likes to get forward and Daniel James might be able to exploit that.

  2. A sharper Bale

    Wales 0-0 Bulgaria

    Dafydd Pritchard

    BBC Sport Wales at Cardiff City Stadium

    Gareth Bale was off the pace in Finland on Thursday and, although he’s still working his way back to full fitness, he looks a little sharper today.

    Coming in from the right wing, he almost gets on the end of a flick-on from Kieffer Moore.

    The old Cardiff City-Real Madrid combo there.

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    I am filling. Nothing has happened in 14 minutes. Weird weather we are having isn’t it?

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    Apologies, I missed out Manchester United on that Kieffer Moore post.

    Anyway, United’s Wales man, Daniel James, is playing very wide on the left and so far he’s struggling to get involved as much as he would like.

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    Gareth Bale is finding little pockets of space, which will encourage Wales fans.

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    A cagey start by both sides. Bulgaria playing very deep.

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    A first Wales corner… comes to nothing.

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    An early touch for Kieffer Moore.

    Kieffer Moore eh? Wales have players who play for Real Madrid, Juventus, Liverpool, Tottenham, Chelsea… yet it is a guy at Wigan last season who has made himself a vital component of Ryan Giggs’ side.

    At the moment he’s almost the first name on the team sheet, isn’t he?

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    Dafydd Pritchard

    BBC Sport Wales at Cardiff City Stadium

    Wales opt to play a recording of their supporters singing Hen Wlad Fy Nhadau a cappella, which was both eerie and moving at the same time.

    Players line up, take a knee for the Black Lives Matter movement and we are ready to go now.

  11. Missing the Red Wall

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  12. KICK-OFF

    Wales 0-0 Bulgaria

    Portuguese referee Fabio Jose Costa Verissimo
    gets us under way at the Cardiff City Stadium after the players take a knee for Black Lives Matter.

    Here we go.

  13. Football without fans

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    Dafydd Pritchard

    BBC Sport Wales at Cardiff City Stadium

    Football without fans feels hollow. We’ve all seen and felt that since the sport returned from its coronavirus-enforced hiatus.

    It might feel even more bereft today when Wales come to sing their national anthem, Hen Wlad Fy Nhadau.

    International matches at Cardiff City Stadium are usually brilliantly atmospheric, with the ‘Red Wall’ – as Wales’ players call their fans – belting the anthem at full volume.

    That won’t be the case today, with no supporters inside the ground to inspire Ryan Giggs’ side.

    Cardiff City Stadium

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  14. Happy Hennessey the record breaker

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    You may not have noticed but goalkeeper Wayne Hennessey made a bit of Welsh footballing history in Helsinki.

    He beat the clean sheet record for Wales, a record which was previously held by legendary goalkeeper Neville Southall.

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    Video caption: ‘I always wanted to be like Southall’ – now Hennessey’s beaten his clean sheet record
  15. A full 90 minutes for Bale today?

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    He starts once again, but will Gareth Bale play the full game today?

    Wales boss Ryan Giggs says it was always part of the plan to take him off against Finland on Thursday.

    Read more here.

    Bale on the bench

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  16. Liverpool youngster Williams in fine form

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    Today provides another chance for ‘Premier League winner’ Neco Williams to impress.

    Ryan Giggs admits his fine form has given him yet another selection headache.

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    Video caption: Neco Williams: Liverpool youngster gives Wales boss Giggs welcome selection headache
  17. A big Brooks boost from Bournemouth

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    Wales fans have a treat today with the return of David Brooks for the first time since their Euro 2020 qualifying defeat to Hungary last June.

    Brooks required ankle surgery in 2019 that saw him go 374 days between competitive matches.

    You can read all the details here.

    David Brooks

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  18. Youngsters feel comfortable – Morrell

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    After starring for Wales in their win in Helsinki, Joe Morrell explained why Wales’ youngsters feel so comfortable in the international set-up.

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    Video caption: Finland 0-1 Wales: Wales’ youngsters feel comfortable – Joe Morrell
  19. ICYMI – Job done against Finland

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    Wales left it late to win in Finland in their opening Nations League match.

    If you’ve left it late to catch up with Dafydd Pritchard’s match report, you can do so by clicking here.

    Wales celebrate Kieffer Moore's goal

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  20. Match preview

    Wales v Bulgaria (14:00 BST)

    Want a quick read that is going to tell you everything you need to know about today’s match?

    Click here for our big match preview, match stats and views from the Wales camp.

    Moore goal

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