Sheffield Wednesday: Ash Baker wins his first Wales Under-21 cap in Euro qualifier

Wednesday player Ash Baker made his Wales Under-21s debut against Liechtenstein tonight.

Friday, 7th September 2018, 8:00 pm
Updated Friday, 7th September 2018, 8:06 pm
Ash Baker featured for Wales Under-21s

Baker played the full 90 minutes as Rob Page's side recorded a 2-1 victory in their European Championship qualifier.

Bridgend-born Baker, who has played three times for the Owls this season, was deployed in a defensive midfield role. He worked tirelessly in the centre, making a number of good tackles and he kept things simple in possession.

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Forward George Thomas, on loan at Scunthorpe United from Leicester City, bagged a first half double to put Wales in control at Bangor's Nantporth Stadium.

Lukas Graber reduced Liechtenstein arrears in the 78th minute but the hosts held on for three vital points.

Wales host Portugal at the same venue on Tuesday, 11 September.