Slovakia Women 1-1 Wales Women

Helen Ward

Chelsea striker Helen Ward scored as Wales drew for the second time in three days against Slovakia in a friendly.

Ward gave Wales a first half lead in Senec before the home side equalised in the second half.

Wales boss Jarmo Matikainen kept faith with the side which had started in the 2-2 draw against two days earlier.

The two games were part of Wales' preparations for the World Cup qualifying campaign which begins in September against Belarus.

Wales Women: Rhian Nokes (Cardiff City Ladies), Lauren Hancock (Cardiff City FC), Carys Hawkins (Sunnana SK), Lauren Price (Cardiff City FC), Kylie Davies (Chelsea), Angharad James (Bristol Academy), Sophie Ingle (Chelsea), Jessica Fishlock (Seattle Reign, capt), Helen Ward (Chelsea), Sarah Wiltshire (Watford), Natasha Harding (Bristol Academy)

Substitutes: Alice Evans (Cardiff City Ladies FC), Sophie Cole (Cardiff City Ladies FC), Lauren Townsend (Cardiff City Ladies FC), Georgia Evans (Bristol Academy), Michelle Green (Cardiff City Ladies FC), Samantha Quayle (Bristol Academy), Hannah Keryakoplis (Liverpool), Catherine Walsh (Cardiff City FC), Emily Brown (Cardiff Met.Ladies)

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