Action in Group B of the European Championship concluded on Monday with two games contested in France.
Aaron Ramsey (11'), Neil Taylor (20', shown here), and Gareth Bale (67') each scored once as Wales, in their Euro debut, won Group B by dominating now-eliminated Russia 3-0.
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England laid claim to second place in Group B and a knockout-stage berth by playing Slovakia to a 0-0 stalemate. The Slovaks finish third in Group B and have a fighting chance of advancing as well.
Final Group B Standings:
1. Wales (GP: 3; GD: +3; PTS: 6)
2. England (GP: 3; GD: +1; PTS: 5)
3. Slovakia (GP: 3; GD: 0; PTS: 4)
4. Russia (GP: 3; GD: -4; PTS; 1)
Wales and England advanced to the knockout round, while Slovakia, who finished third, have a legitimate shot at advancing as one of the four third-place teams with the best records.