Gareth Bale hopes Wales' 2-1 victory over Scotland will kick-start their World Cup qualifying campaign.Chris Coleman's side had failed to obtain a single point from their first two matches, but a double from the winger - the second a stunning drive from 25 yards - aided his side to a vital three points.
Chris Coleman knows the heat is on as Wales struggle under his leadership, but is confident of taking points off Scotland.Coleman took over from the late Gary Speed in January and acknowledges the manner in which he gained the position was less than ideal.
Manchester United midfielder Darren Fletcher said he's excited ahead of his Scotland return against Wales in World Cup qualifying on Friday.The Scot has not played for his country since November and spent 11 months out of the game with ulcerative colitis, but the 28-year-old is thankful to be fit again and is confident he can be an integral player for club and country providing he can avoid injury.
Wales goalkeeper Jason Brown said Scotland manager Craig Levein is under pressure going in to Friday's World Cup 2014 clash in Cardiff.Chris Coleman has failed to win either of his first two qualifiers as Wales boss, but Brown believes the Scottish press and supporters have put more pressure on their national team manager after Levein's men drew both of their opening qualifiers.
Scotland midfielder Charlie Adam has called for a truce with Wales winger Gareth Bale ahead of their World Cup qualifying clash on Friday.The Stoke midfielder had already previously caused Bale to be out for three months in 2011, when he caught him with a late challenge in a pre-season friendly while still at Liverpool over the summer.