UEFA Euro 2020

The Wales lineup that should start against Turkey at Euro 2020

Tom Gott
Wales can secure a top 3 spot with a win
Wales can secure a top 3 spot with a win / Marcio Machado/Getty Images
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After drawing their first game of Euro 2020 against Switzerland, Wales will be on the hunt for three points when they face Turkey at the Baku Olympic Stadium on Wednesday.

Victory for Robert Page's side would see them secure a top three spot in Group A, which may well be enough to earn them a spot in the next round when all is said and done. It's a big game, so expect Wales to go all out.

Here's how they should line up.


1. Goalkeeper & defenders

Joe Rodon, Kevin Mbabu
Rodon was brilliant last time out / Aziz Karimov/Getty Images

Danny Ward (GK) - Ward saved the day so often against Switzerland and fully deserves to keep his spot here ahead of Wayne Hennessey.

Neco Williams (RB) - After sitting out the first game, Williams is fit and raring to go. Connor Roberts struggled against Breel Embolo, so it's time to see what Williams has in his locker.

Joe Rodon (CB) - The Tottenham youngster was among the best players on the pitch against Switzerland. If he's physically able to stand, he has to start every game.

Chris Mepham (CB) - Like Rodon, Mepham gave absolutely everything for his country and deserves another chance to impress here.

Ben Davies (LB) - Another of those to impress last time out, Davies has the kind of big-game experience needed for a match of this magnitude.

2. Midfielders

Aaron Ramsey
Ramsey must be better this time around / Marcio Machado/Getty Images

Joe Allen (CM) - He wasn't good enough against Switzerland, but expect to see Allen keep his place for this one.

Aaron Ramsey (CM) - Ramsey was so underwhelming last time out and would be dropped if he was anyone other than Aaron Ramsey. Page will demand a lot more, and rightly so.

Ethan Ampadu (CM) - Joe Morell looked a little out of his depth in the last game, so expect a change here. Ampadu is the best candidate, but this spot could easily go to Dylan Levitt instead.

3. Forwards

Daniel James
James was one of Wales' top performers / Marcio Machado/Getty Images

Gareth Bale (RW) - Bale is the kind of player who could decide this game. We didn't see it against Switzerland but the winger could be the difference-maker here.

Kieffer Moore (ST) - The headbanded hero was a controversial starter in the first game, but Page's faith was justified and Moore has earned himself another start.

Daniel James (LW) - James was excellent in his first showing at this tournament and will be desperate to match that level going forward.


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