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World Cup qualifiers: Wales edge Czechs

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Daniel James' tiring header gave Wales a 1-0 World Cup qualifying victory over the Czech Republic in a deplorable-tempered Cardiff affair. Each and each sides had been reduced to 10 males as Connor Roberts and Patrick Schick saw red in separate 2nd-half incidents. Schick became brushed apart after tangling with Roberts three minutes after the restart, an incident which saw the Swansea soar-abet booked. Roberts composed his 2nd caution 13 minutes from time after catching Tomas Soucek in the face at some level of an aerial mission, which the West Ham midfielder ensured caught the eye of Romanian referee Ovidiu Hategan. Wales quick recovered from that setback as Gareth Bale crossed from the left after 81 minutes, and James’ downward header beat the despairing dive of Czech goalkeeper Tomas V...