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Team News: Gareth Bale to start for Wales, Vedad Ibisevic preferred to Edin Dzeko

Real Madrid forward Gareth Bale starts for Wales in their Euro 2016 qualifier against Bosnia-Herzegovina, who opt for Vedad Ibisevic over Edin Djeko up front.

Real Madrid forward Gareth Bale has been named to start up front for Wales in their Euro 2016 qualifier against Bosnia-Herzegovina this evening, alongside Reading's Hal Robson-Kanu.

Wales manager Chris Coleman has opted for a five-man defence, with Reading's Chris Gunter and Swansea City's Neil Taylor as wing-backs.

Fulham defender Jazz Richards and Tottenham Hotspur full-back Ben Davies will start alongside captain Ashley Williams at centre-back, while James Chester and James Collins start on the bench.

Aaron Ramsey, Joe Allen and Joe Ledley will start in midfield for the visitors.

Bosnia-Herzegovina head coach Mehmed Bazdarevic has named Hertha Berlin striker Vedad Ibisevic in his starting XI tonight, with Roma's Edin Dzeko on the bench.

Bosnia-Herzegovina: Begovic; Mujdza, Spahic, Sunjic, Zukanovic; Pjanic, Hadzic, Sahilovic; Visca, Ibisevic, Lulic
Subs: Grahovac, Bicakcic, Cocalic, O. Vranjes, S. Vranjes, Medunjanin, Dzeko, Sehic, Djuric, Hodzic, Hajrovic, Buric

Wales: Hennessey; Gunter, Williams, Davies, Richards, Taylor; Ramsey, Allen, Ledley; Robson-Kanu, Bale
Subs: Fon Williams, King, Williams, Church, Vokes, Edwards, Chester, Collins, Vaughan, Ward, Lawrence, Henley

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