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Gunter's Wales hold off Mexico threat

Royals right-back makes 68th consecutive appearance for his country

29 May 2018

A youthful Wales side held World Cup-bound Mexico to a goalless draw in Pasadena yesterday - and Royals right-back Chris Gunter played the first half of the close season friendly.

Gunter, who is the most-capped Welsh outfield player in history, played his part in a stoic defensive display that held off the Mexicans in front of a massive 82,345 packed into the Rose Bowl.

Wales have given debuts to 11 players in their last five matches, as Ryan Giggs looks to expand the pool of Welsh talent at his disposal as he builds for the future.

However, Gunter remains a stalwart at the back for his country and he started the game against a Mexico side warming up for their seventh successive appearance in the World Cup Finals.

Follwing friendly games against China and Uruguay back in March, this 0-0 draw saw the Royals star play in his 68th consecutive game for the Dragons, earning his 88th cap for his country in the process!



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