Wales vs Ukraine LIVE: Stream, TV channel, team news for HUGE World Cup 2022 qualifier – latest updates

WALES will face Ukraine in Cardiff for a place in the World Cup TODAY – and they’ll be eager to clinch a spot at the major event for the first time since 1958.

However, the Ukrainians will be hoping to bring some much needed joy to their war torn nation for the winter.

Follow ALL the action with our live blog below…

Captain Gareth Bale's double against Austria fired Wales to the play-off final
Captain Gareth Bale’s double against Austria fired Wales to the play-off finalCredit: Reuters

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Wales rested their big guns such as Gareth Bale and Aaron Ramsey, with both set to return for this one.

The Dragons’ fringe squad performed well in Poland despite a 2-1 defeat and the likes of goal scorer Johnny Williams may hope to have put themselves in contention for a starting place in the play-off.

Ukraine have no new injury worries and are not likely to make any dramatic changes to their line-up following their impressive win at Hampden Park.

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Who will Wales or Ukraine face in the World Cup?

The World Cup draw has been made and it has been confirmed that England will await the winners of this play-off section.

Also in Group B with the Three Lions are the United States of America and Iran.

Latest odds

To win in 90 minutes

  • Wales 17/10
  • Draw 19/10
  • Ukraine 9/5

To qualify

  • Wales 20/23
  • Ukraine 9/10

Odds from Betfair correct at time of publication

  • Written in the stars?

    Today Ukraine will be aiming to slay the Welsh dragon in this play-off final, and they will have the world of football cheering them on.

    After what they have been through this year, it would be poetic for them to secure their place in the World Cup.

    They definitely have a talented enough squad to be a part of the competition, and showed their class in their recent 3-1 win against Scotland.

    Wales, however, have a great squad of their own, and it is impossible to write off Gareth Bale and his heroics.

    A Ukraine supporter holds a flag bearing the name of his war-torn home city.
    A Ukraine supporter holds a flag bearing the name of his war-torn home city.Credit: Alamy
  • Welcome to Wales vs Ukraine!

    Good evening and welcome to SunSport’s coverage of Wales vs Ukraine.

    This is a World Cup play-off final game, so the victors will secure their place in the Qatar 2022 World Cup.

    We are set to see some exceptional talent on display, as these two sides have some greats at their disposal.

    It is set to be a cracker, as there is so much on the line for these two.

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