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  1. Live updates as fans gear up to watch Wales play Russia for a place in the final 16 of Euro 2016
  2. Listen to live coverage of the game on BBC Radio Wales and Radio Cymru
  3. Send your pictures to or tweet us @BBCWalesNews or find us on Facebook at BBC Wales News

Live Reporting

By Carys Hepworth, Natalie Crockett and Ceri Coleman-Phillips

All times stated are UK

Goodbye, thank you and enjoy the game

That's it for our live coverage tonight, but follow all the action and reaction to the match with our colleagues at BBC Wales Sport here.

Wales fans in the stadium in Toulouse

Fan magnet

These fans from Aberystwyth and Cardiff found BBC Radio Wales' Eleri Sion in Toulouse - and insisted on a group picture before going into the stadium.

Fans with Eleri Sion
Steffan Williams

Footy the fast way

BBC Wales' Max Evans tweets

'Come on Wales'

No prizes for guessing whose side little Denzil, of Cardiff, is on.

Denzil with a 'Come on Wales' sign

Bale 'all the way'

BBC Wales' Max Evans tweets

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What else does one wear to a football game?

 Well, who doesn't have a spandex Wales onesie in the back of the wardrobe?

Wales fans in a Wales onesie

'Electric atmosphere'

Fans with a blow-up sheep. Obviously.

This pair are ready to watch the game at Cardiff's fanzone in Cooper's Field where supporters have gathered to cheer on their team.

Wales fans with inflatable sheep

First Bala, now Vale of Glamorgan

Bale fever is gripping Wales, even if it is for one night only...

Bale of Glamorgan sign
Vale of Glamorgan council
The council tweeted: "For one night only we are the BALE of Glamorgan! Good Luck @FAWales in tonight's #EURO2016 match #TogetherStronger"
Bale sign changed to Bale
Mari Williams

Who am I to disagree?

BBC Wales' Max Evans tweets

'C'mon Wales'

He may be English, but little Louis, of Wolverhampton predicts a 2-1 Wales win, with Gareth Bale to score. 

Louis in Toulouse

What else is there to say?

Pink or red?

Wales fans in Toulouse

Toulouse - often referred to as the Pink City because of the terracotta bricks used in many of its buildings - turns red for the day as Wales fans flood the streets.


'Stronger together' is message from Welsh FA

The Football Association of Wales urged Wales and Russia fans to enjoy the game together. 

It follows clashes earlier in the tournament between Russia and England supporters in Marseilles.

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Looking good...

Fan football

Players from Wales and Russia's fan federations draw 3-3 in their own game in Toulouse earlier today.

Players from Wales and Russia's fan federations play a game in Toulouse
Players from Wales and Russia's fan federations play a game in Toulouse

'Be bold, be strong'

Pupils from Aberbargoed Primary, in Caerphilly county, urge players on with song...

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Hoping for a win

Wales fans in Toulouse
Gareth, Owain, Chris, Rhys & Steff are hoping for a Wales win tonight.
Wales fans in Toulouse

Sad day to be colour blind if you're in Toulouse. All the Wales fans I've spoken to are convinced they'll get a result.

Max EvansBBC Wales news

'Got to be Bale'

Russian roulette

So Wales could finish top tonight - or fourth. Or third. Confused? This video explains it all...

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Enter the dragon

This Wales fan in Toulouse is sweating for his art and his country.

Wales fan wearing a dragon suit

Pob lwc

Wales' first minister Carwyn Jones tweets

Wales team to face Russia

Win, lose or draw - what happens next?

Confused by where Wales will finish in their group depending on tonight's result? We've got in covered...

Grid showing where Wales and England will finish in the group depending on tonight's score

Almost in tune

BBC Wales' Laura Lea tweets a soulful rendition of 'Can't Take My Eyes Off You' from fans in Toulouse

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Wales will 'sail through'

BBC Wales news' Max Evans, in Toulouse, tweets

Flag? Check. Inflatable sheep? Check.

It might have been a bit drizzly out there earlier, but as the weather perks up people start arriving at Cardiff's fanzone.

Fans in Cardiff

More Bale magic?

Wales' official Euro 2016 song writers and performers, Manic Street Preachers, tweet:

What do Wales have to do to qualify for final 16?

Hello and Croeso

Hello and welcome to our live page ahead of the Wales Russia Euro 2016 game.

We will bring you all the fan build-up at home and in France ahead of Wales match which kicks off at 20:00 BST in Toulouse. 

Get involved by emailing your pictures to or tweeting us @BBCWalesNews or getting in touch on Facebook at BBC Wales News.

Cian 13, Avah-May, six, and Ioan, 13, in Toulouse
Cian 13, Avah-May, six, and Ioan, 13, in Toulouse will be cheering on Wales