Swans stars in international action

17th October 2018
First team

Connor Roberts continued his impressive start to the season as he helped Wales to victory over the Republic of Ireland on Tuesday night.

Roberts played the full 90 minutes in Dublin as Ryan Giggs’s team claimed a 1-0 win thanks to Harry Wilson’s free-kick.

Joe Rodon is still waiting for his first cap having been an unused substitute at the Aviva Stadium, while Daniel James was not involved despite receiving a late call-up to the senior squad.

In Sweden, Martin Olsson played 90 minutes in the 1-1 friendly draw with Slovakia, while Kristoffer Nordfeldt came on for the second half of the game.

Joel Asoro played 76 minutes for Sweden Under-21s as they were beaten 3-0 by their Belgian counterparts.

It was a better night for Wales’s under-21 side, who beat Switzerland 3-1.

Aaron Lewis, Cian Harries and Keston Davies all played the full 90 minutes in Newport.

On the other side of the Atlantic, meantime, Cameron Carter-Vickers played the full game as the USA drew 1-1 in a friendly with Peru in the early hours of Wednesday morning.