Published: Wed, October 17, 2018
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Ryan Giggs: Harry Wilson's free-kick expertise like David Beckham's

Ryan Giggs: Harry Wilson's free-kick expertise like David Beckham's

Manchester United fans won't need to be reminded of Wilson's abilities but in case you forgot what the on-loan Liverpool man has in his locker from distance, check out the below strike in the Carabao Cup.

The 29-year-old had hoped to recover for his country's trip to Dublin on Tuesday, but Wales manager Ryan Giggs had already admitted he didn't expect the forward to be back in time.

It's a special talent to be able to do that.

Wales' Harry Wilson scores the first goal from a free-kick during the UEFA Nations League Group Stage League B Group 4 match between Republic of Ireland and Wales at the Aviva Stadium. (Pic by David Rawcli

Well, as Ireland seek their first victory of the group, we're bringing you live radio coverage from the Aviva Stadium with Nathan Murphy on commentary joined by ex-Ireland winger Stephen Hunt to provide analysis of Ireland vs Wales. "He does it all the time in the training". I said on Thursday that we didn't do the basics against Spain but we did today.

"I said about Thursday against Spain we didn't do the basics, and tonight we did - defending, not giving any chances away, we were a much smaller team but the determination to win the set-pieces was incredible". And led by the captain. Ashley Williams was outstanding for 90 minutes. It was a real captain's performance. "He defended and did all the hard stuff, which then gave us the platform for the chances at the end".

Harry Wilson netted the only goal of the game with a sumptuous 58th-minute free-kick. O'brien of course scored on his debut in the friendly draw with Poland last month and now gets his first competitive start in what is an experimental Ireland team that will have to show more attacking intent than they did on Saturday.


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