Wales manager Chris Coleman aims to build on momentum

Wales manager Chris Coleman

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Chris Coleman is hoping his Wales side can continue the momentum they have built up in the last three months when they play their next Euro 2016 qualifier against Israel in March.

Wales maintained their impressive opening to Group B with a battling goalless draw against Belgium in Brussels, a result that left them unbeaten and second in the group following Israel’s magnificent 3-0 win against Bosnia-Herzegovina on Sunday evening.

They remain on course to reach the Euro finals in France which would be their first appearance in a major finals since the 1958 World Cup.

“The momentum with us and we don’t want it to go,” said Coleman after the 0-0 draw. “If you’re a Welshman you can never get too confident – we’re a small country who have never done much.

“And when we’ve promised to do it we’ve not delivered. This team can’t be over-confident because there is so much work to be done, a lot of points to play for.

“But nobody should under-estimate us or take away what we’ve achieved so far.”

In September Gareth Bale scored twice as Wales edged to a 2-1 win in Andorra, before Coleman’s side drew 0-0 with Bosnia-Herzegovina.

Last month they beat Cyprus 2-1 and Bale wasted a good chance in the latter stages of Sunday’s game to grab a winner in Belgium.

Earlier in the game Belgium’s Nacer Chadli was denied by Wayne Hennessey and Nicolas Lombaerts hit a post.

Meanwhile, Anderlecht are 1.53 to win the Belgium Jupiler Pro League this season and Club Brugge can be backed at 4.00.

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