Gareth Bale’s Wales were made to wait in their bid to secure qualification for next year’s European Championship from group B as they were held to a 0-0 draw by Israel at the Cardiff City Stadium.
Simon Church had a late goal ruled out for offside as Chris Coleman’s side were left frustrated in Cardiff despite maintaining their unbeaten record in Group B.
Gareth Bale’s Wales side needed one more victory to ensure a first appearance at a major competition since the legendary John Charles inspired them to the World Cup in 1958.
However, Wales could not break down a resolute and compact Israel defence, with Gareth Bale – so often the saviour – unable to provide a moment of magic, though he came close with last-gasp strike that had Ofir Marciano at full stretch.
Here is a funny video of former Chelsea defender Tal Ben Haim doing black magic on world’s most expensive footballer Gareth Bale while he was taking a free kick and the Welsh wizard failed to score. So, does Ben Haim has mystical powers? Chelsea will regret if he does.
Here is the video-