Gareth Bale’s Wales have been drawn in the same group as 2018 WC bronze medalists Belgium for European qualifying for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar.
Wales are in Group E with Belgium, Czech Republic, Belarus and Estonia for company.
Of the five mentioned above, Belgium were the only team to play at the last World Cup.
Gareth Bale had two assists to his name in Wales’ recent games against the Republic of Ireland and Finland as they won promotion to Nations League A.
Bale sat out the friendly against the USA, but returned for the key UNL fixtures and assisted David Brooks for the only goal of the game as Wales first beat the Republic on Sunday evening.
He then followed it up with an assist for Harry Wilson against Finland, a fixture the Welsh won 3-1 to top their group and confirm promotion from Nations League B to A.
With Rob Page in charge of the squad for November, Bale played the full 90 against Ireland and played an hour against Finland (Wales were leading 2-0 when he was replaced by Tom Lawrence)
With the Premier League taking an international break, here is a look at how Gareth Bale has performed for Spurs in his loan stint so far. The Lilywhites are second in the table behind Leicester going into the break. He has also been named in the Welsh squad for the November internationals.
Bale- 1 assist v LASK, 1 goal v Burnley
Bale didn’t feature in Spurs’ games against Southampton, Newcastle and Manchester United as he was working his way to full fitness. Jose Mourinho finally choose to blood him against West Ham, with Bale coming off the bench with Spurs 3-0 ahead Continue reading