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Summary

  1. FULL-TIME: WALES 2-3 NETHERLANDS
  2. Arjen Robben scores twice in the second half after Bas Dost's first-half goal
  3. Joe Ledley and Emyr Huws are on target as Wales equalise twice
  4. Wales have not beaten Netherlands in eight attempts

Live Reporting

By Dewi Hughes

All times stated are UK

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Goodnight

Wales 2-3 Netherlands

Right that's all from me. Plenty more on the game on the Wales index, including the match report and video clips

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Manager reaction

Wales 2-3 Netherlands

Wales manager Chris Coleman said: "We're not going to stop teams scoring all the time; we're going to concede at some point.

"But I can't be disappointed with my players. We were up against a wounded animal in the Netherlands and a lot of good players.

"We'll take a lot from this game."

Coleman content despite defeat

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We knew we were up against a good team in Holland, although they didn't qualify... the lads who came in did a great job for us and I'm not too disappointed. We got what we wanted out of it except the result

Chris ColemanWales manager

Unbeaten record gone

Wales 2-3 Netherlands

That was Wales' first home defeat since a 3-0 loss to Serbia in September 2013. They had won five of the next eight games, including beating Belgium on their way to Euro 2016 qualification.

A little more care at the back could have ended their seven-game losing run against the Netherlands, but there was plenty to admire about the performance. 

Williams the defensive rock

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Kevin Ratcliffe

Former Wales and Everton captain on BBC Radio Wales

I think we realise how important Ashley Williams is, I know we've said that for a long time but you could see we missed his leadership and organisation when he wasn't on the pitch

Allen's Arjen praise

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We're very disappointed and I think that shows how far we've come that we are disappointed. But a player like Arjen Robben can that to you. He's lethal, a world-class player and that's what he can do.

Joe AllenWales midfielder
Joe Allen and Arjen Robben
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Joe Allen tangles with Dutch star Arjen Robben

Ledley rues loss, cheers goal

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We're gutted with the result but we're missing key players in Bale and Rambo [Ramsey], but it was a good performance and... on another day we would have got a result. I hadn't scored for a long time for Wales, so it's great to get on the scoresheet.

Joe LedleyWales midfielder

'Missing key players'

Wales 2-3 Netherlands

Wales midfielder captain Ashley Williams told BBC Wales Sport: "It was a worthwhile game against a good side and I think we did well. It was important to keep our momentum going and I think we did that. We had a few players out and some of the younger players came in and did well."

Wales lost a bit of defensive shape when the Swansea centre-back was substituted at half-time. And the absence of Gareth Bale and Aaron Ramsey can't be overstated.

Worthwhile workout

#walvned

The positives are Tom Lawrence obviously... they didn't let their heads go down when they went behind and Emyr Huws has come on and got his goal. That's about as good as it gets for a friendly

Barry HorneFormer Wales captain on BBC Radio Wales

Tom gets thumbs up

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Kevin Ratcliffe

Former Wales and Everton captain on BBC Radio Wales

Tom Lawrence has put Sam Vokes under pressure a little bit for a Euro 2016 spot... he's got great movement and he's certainly put himself in the frame

Wales showing options

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It's been a useful run-out for Wales, Tom Lawrence will have pleased Chris Coleman and we scored two goals... although we've conceded those goals as well

Danny GabbidonFormer Wales defender on BBC Radio Wales

FULL-TIME

Wales 2-3 Netherlands

An entertaining game settled by the class of Arjen Robben. Wales were the architects of their own downfall to an extent but the youngsters, particularly Tom Lawrence, showed glimpses of promise to encourage manager Chris Coleman.

SUBSTITUTION

Wales 2-3 Netherlands

A late change for the Dutch as Newcastle's Georginio Wijnaaldum replaces Quincy Promes.

Three minutes of added time.

Youngsters stepping up

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Considering no Bale or Ramsey, we are playing very well here. Great header from Huws there. #WALvNED

Wales on song

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There's an amazing team spirit in the Wales squad, it's more like a club atmosphere... new players coming in have to sing!

Danny GabbidonFormer Wales defender on BBC Radio Wales

GOAL - Wales 2-3 Netherlands

Arjen Robben

Wales are guilty of giving Arjen Robben far too much room once again and he makes no mistake. The Netherlands captain exploits a gap between James Chester and James Collins and slots the ball past Owain Fon Williams.

Arjen Robben
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Arjen Robben has a night to celebrate in Cardiff

CLOSE!

Wales 2-2 Netherlands

Arjen Robben wastes a glorious chance to put the Dutch ahead again. He's six yards out, on his trusted left foot, but drags it wide. A huge let off for Wales.

Wales 2-2 Netherlands

So we're into the final 15 minutes and this could go either way. All the changes for Wales hasn't caused too much disruption and the Netherlands have lost their zip.

Anyone's game.

SUBSTITUTION

Wales 2-2 Netherlands

A popular substitution as goalkeeper Owain Fon Williams replaces Wayne Hennessey to win his first cap. Williams has waited patiently for this moment having has been involved with Wales for the last six years without getting his chance to play.

GOAL - Wales 2-2 Netherlands

Emyr Huws

A fantastic header by Emyr Huws brings Wales level. Joe Allen is involved again with a left-foot cross after a short corner, and midfielder Huws times his run to perfection to power a header past Jasper Cillessen.

Emyr Huws
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Emyr Huws head-in for Wales

SUBSTITUTIONS

Wales 1-2 Netherlands

A debut for right-back Adam Henley as he replaces Chris Gunter, the most-capped player in the Wales squad with 64 caps.

Paul Dummett is also on for Neil Taylor on the opposite flank.

CLOSE!

Wales 1-2 Netherlands

George Williams almost makes an immediate impact. Tom Lawrence fizzes a great low cross but Williams can't quite stretch enough to get a meaningful touch and it goes wide.

Did he take the ball away from Neil Taylor, who looked better set to connect?

SUBSTITUTIONS

Wales 1-2 Netherlands

A couple of changes for Wales in quick succession. Goalscorer Joe Ledley makes way for Emyr Huws, and then George Williams replaces Jonathan Williams.

Robben in the mood

Wales 1-2 Netherlands

All smiles for Arjen Robben as he celebrates his 29th international goal.

He's been a menace throughout and the captain proves again he's got the class to drag the Dutch from mediocrity.

Arjen Robben in action against Wales
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Arjen Robben leads Wales a merry dance

Better than that other team...

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@heggersnake2002 I switched over to bbc 2 wales. @10_kingy and @TomLawrence99 both playing and iwan Roberts on commentary #lcfc #walvned

GOAL - Wales 1-2 Netherlands

Arjen Robben

Arjen Robben celebrates
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Classic Arjen Robben. The Bayern Munich winger is freed down the right flank and typically brings the ball back onto his left foot. A couple of touches buys him some space and he curls a beautiful effort beyond Wayne Hennessey into the far corner.

There was an air of inevitability about it from the moment Robben cut inside onto his left foot.

CLOSE!

Wales 1-1 Netherlands

Great save from Wayne Hennessey to deny Arjen Robben, who beat the Wales offside trap and let fly. Hennessey, though, was quick off his line to block the shot.

SUBSTITUTION

Wales 1-1 Netherlands

Wales captain Ashley Williams is replaced by James Collins.

A change for the Dutch too as Joel Veltman comes on for Virgil van Dijk.

And we're off for the second half.

Not a miss, a pass!

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Great assist from Joe Allen! Deliberate pass, off the keeper and straight to Ledley. Genius. #WALvNED #BBCFootball @FAWales

HALF-TIME

Wales 1-1 Netherlands

A difficult half ends fabulously for Wales with Joe Ledley's goal. It was a generous decision to award the penalty for a handball by Terence Kongolo and the Dutch will feel even more aggrieved after Jasper Cillessen saved Joe Allen's spot kick.

But Ledley reacted quickest and the midfielder, fast becoming a cult figure for his dance moves, has given the home side a huge lift going into the break

Lonely job

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Tom Lawrence has done well, turning and running at times, but he's been on his own for much of the game.

Danny GabbidonFormer Wales defender on BBC Radio Wales
Tom Lawrence
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GOAL - Wales 1-1 Netherlands

Joe Ledley

Joe Ledley celebrates
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Joe Allen's penalty is saved low to his right by Jasper Cillessen but Joe Ledley reacts quickest and scores to bring Wales level moments before half-time.

PENALTY to Wales

Wales 0-1 Netherlands

CLOSE!

Wales 0-1 Netherlands

Wayne Hennessey makes another save in the Wales goal, this time from a powerful Quincy Promes effort. Anything either side would have severely tested the Crystal Palace stopper.

Wales 0-1 Netherlands

Worrying signs for Wales now. The Dutch are starting to look more like one of the world's best - as opposed to a side who failed to reach even the Euro 2016 play-offs - while the home side are struggling for possession. Apart from Tom Lawrence, Wales are offering little spark in attack.

Half-time will be Wales' friend.

GOAL - Wales 0-1 Netherlands

Bas Dost

Bas Dost celebrates
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A free header at the far post is converted by Bas Dost to give the Netherlands the lead. Wales captain Ashley Williams allowed the Wolfsburg striker too much space and Dost took advantage by netting his first international goal.

CLOSE!

Wales 0-0 Netherlands

A warning for Wales. James Chester gives away possession with a sloppy pass and Arjen Robben is played in down the middle. He predictably shifts the ball to his favoured left foot but fails to keep the ball down in order to test Wayne Hennessey.

Line up, line up

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New kit looks better from a distance. I reckon those white stripes should go along the sleeves as well though. #WALvNED

Support the key

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Kevin Ratcliffe

Former Wales and Everton captain on BBC Radio Wales

There are two advanced midfield players behind Tom Lawrence, so at least one of them has to be making runs past him.