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Last Updated: Wednesday, 19 November, 2003, 20:32 GMT
Wales v Russia photos
The Wales fans cheer their side in Cardiff
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The atmosphere is electric at the Millennium Stadium as the Wales fans hope to see their team seal a place at Euro 2004
Wales' Jason Koumas makes a run forward
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Wales get off to a confident start and enjoy much of the early possession
Russia's Vadim Evseev scores his sides opener
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But Wales are punished after a simple mistake by defender Darren Barnard allows Russia's Vadim Evseev to score
Evseev celebrates his away goal
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Evseev's 22nd-minute away goal is crucial as the visitors take a 1-0 lead and Wales are under pressure to score two goals
Ryan Giggs surges forward for Wales
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Russia's goal knocks the Welsh confidence, Ryan Giggs goes closest to levelling in the first half but his shot hits the post
Giggs is dispossessed by Russia's Vadim Evseev
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It's all frustration for Wales in the second half as Giggs and co just can't find a way through
Robbie Savage fails to convert a chance
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Wales battle hard throughout and Robbie Savage is also denied in front of goal as the time ebbs away
Wales' John Hartson is disappointed after the match
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The Wales players are visibly distraught at the final whistle as they lose 1-0 and fail to win a place at Euro 2004




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