Euro 2020 qualifying results: Gareth Bale goal earns Wales hard-fought point vs Croatia and Scotland thrash San Marino

Wales came from behind to earn a hard-fought point against Croatia on Sunday.

Everton flop Nikola Vlasic opened the scoring in the ninth minute for the visitors, before Gareth Bale equalised in first-half stoppage time.

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Gareth Bale was Wales’ star man yet again
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There were concerns when Daniel James was on the receiving end of a late challenge by Domagoj Vida, but the Manchester United winger was able to continue.

Chances were limited in the second-half as Wales will have to rely on Croatia to beat Slovakia next month to aid their attempts of earning a Euro 2020 play-off place.

Bale picked up an injury in the closing stages of the game, which will worry the Dragons and Real Madrid.

Meanwhile, Scotland bounced back from their disappointing 4-0 defeat to Russia on Thursday by beating San Marino 6-0 at Hampden Park.

Aston Villa midfielder John McGinn bagged a first-half hat-trick before goals from Lawrence Shankland, Stuart Findlay and Stuart Armstrong completed the rout.

Elsewhere, Chelsea striker Michy Batshuayi was on target in Belgium’s 2-0 win over Kazakhstan as Roberto Martinez’s men maintained their 100 per cent record in Group I.

Sunday’s Euro 2020 qualifying results

Kazakhstan 0-2 Belgium

Cyprus 0-5 Russia

Hungary 1-0 Azerbaijan

Belarus 1-2 Netherlands

Scotland 6-0 San Marino

Estonia 0-3 Germany

Wales 1-1 Croatia

Slovenia 0-1 Austria

Poland 2-0 North Macedonia

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