Cymru 2-4 Armenia
• Cymru shocked in Cardiff
• Armenia get their first win of the campaign
• Kieffer Moore is sent off
• David Brooks returns
This was an action packed game but one that ended in disappointment for Cymru. Following some early promise after Dan James’ 10th minute opener, The Red Wall were expectant of all three points.
Despite the positive start the lead lasted 9 minutes as Lucas Zelarayán stunned the crowd to level for Armenia. Before the first half was out, Grant-Leon Ranos gave the visitors the lead.
Cymru created plenty of chances to get back into this game and take control of it, however, they always looked vulnerable when Armenia were on the attack.
This vulnerability was apparent as Ranos scored his second and Armenia’s third as the game started to look beyond Rob Page’s team.
There was a brief glimmer of hope as Harry Wilson scored on 72 minutes but this was soon subdued when Zelarayán made it 4-2.
It got even worse for Cymru after Kieffer Moore saw red following an altercation with Armenia’s goalkeeper, Ognjen Chancharevich. As a result, Moore will miss Cymru’s next match against Türkiye on Monday.
One positive for Cymru fans to take from the game tonight was the return of David Brooks following a lengthy spell battling illness.
Cymru vs Armenia as it happened