Wales Women take point in Slovenia despite Green’s red card

Kayleigh Green got Wales's leveller
Kayleigh Green levelled for Wales before being sent off. (Photo: Lewis Storey/ Shekicks.net uses pictures provided by Getty Images)

A quick Kayleigh Green equaliser saw Wales draw in Slovenia and hold second place in their FIFA Women’s World Cup qualifying group.

Wales Women’s 200th official match almost saw them take an early lead but Lana Golob’s tackle prevented Tash Harding from turning in Jess Fishlock’s through ball.

Rhiannon Roberts’ headers twice brought saves from Zala Mersnik but it was Slovenia who took the lead when Manja Rogan netted.

However, Gemma Grainger’s side hit back instantly, a free kick from Angharad James headed in by Green, who was sent off moments later for a late challenge on the keeper.

Both sides had chances to take all three points but it finished 1-1 and Wales now prepare to host Estonia at the Cardiff City Stadium on Tuesday.

More than 3,800 tickets have already been sold, fans can purchase theirs at faw.cymru/tickets. The match is also live on BBC Two Wales, BBC iPlayer and BBC Sport Website.

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