Ben Davies inspired by Dan Biggar as Wales close in on history

Wales full back Ben Davies says his teammates know just how close they are to making history as they battle for qualification for Euro 2016. 

The Welsh have to face Bosnia and Herzegovina and Andorra in their final two group games, a win from either will be enough to qualify.

Speaking to Tottenham Hotspurs’ official website, the young defender said: “It’s a week for us to make history. We go out to Bosnia first, one of the toughest games in the group, but we have to go out there with confidence.”

Wales then take on Andorra the following Tuesday but Davies hopes they have qualification ensured by then.

“Hopefully it will go well there (in Bosnia) but we all know we have the game at home against Andorra on Tuesday where we should be able to pick up a win. It would be nice not to have to. Okay, it’s Andorra, but we’d all love qualification wrapped up before the last game.”

Davies said the Welsh side are all aware of the importance of the next two games.

“We all know how close we are. We could have wrapped it up against Israel at home (drew 0-0) but these things happen. Now it’s an opportunity – and we have to take it.”

Davies also expressed his delight at his country’s win over England in the Rugby World Cup on Saturday. Speaking to Spurs’ official website, Davies said that he watched the game with two friends from Wales. “We were probably the smuggest Welshmen around the next day!”

“Wales hung in there and did it right at the end,” said the former Swansea player. “Dan Biggar was incredible and he’s a big hero back home at the moment.”


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