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Gareth Bale not worried about Wales letdown post-England

Wales Training Session and Press Conference

DINARD, FRANCE - JUNE 18: Wales striker Gareth Bale faces the media during a press conference at their Euro 2016 basecamp on June 18, 2016 in Dinard, France. (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)

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The build-up to Wales vs. England was intense, with Gareth Bale trading barbs with his geographical rivals before ultimately watching the Three Lions come back to pick up a 2-1 win.

Now Wales need to refocus on Russia with everything to play for, especially given the Russians’ status as the only side in Group B without a win.

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So are Welsh spirits back flying despite the late loss to England? Bale thinks so. From Sky Sports:

“We are such a close group, we have a laugh. Obviously there was the disappointment of the last game, but we spoke about keeping the atmosphere the same, keeping everything the same, and I think we have got over it pretty good.

“We are so excited for the last game. Everything is to play for, it is all in our own hands, the nation is behind us as normal, and we are looking forward to it. We will try to embrace the occasion and qualify.”

Russia and Wales play Monday in Toulouse, while Slovakia and England tangle in Saint-Etienne. Only England has guaranteed a Top Three spot in the group.

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