How fans watched England vs Wales World Cup group stage clash

From elation to heartbreak, ITV News' Geraint Vincent reports on the fan reaction in both England and Wales

Millions of football fans tuned in from across the UK to watch Tuesday's World Cup group-stage clash between England and Wales.

England emerged victorious from the contest 3-0, courtesy of a second-half brace from Marcus Rashford and a Phil Foden strike.

England fans at BoxPark Wembley celebrate a goal from the Three Lions. Credit: PA
Wales fans watch on at the Swansea Fan Park in Singleton Park. Credit: PA

The game between the two home nations helped to decide the final standings of group B, with the USA also defeating Iran 1-0 and progressing to the knockout stages with the Three Lions.

Ahead of the fixture, fans who were unable to watch the match live in Qatar piled into official fan zones and pubs.

England fans in Blackpool celebrate taking the lead against Wales

In London, crowds of supporters for the Three Lions made their way to several designated fan parks.

Meanwhile, supporters of the Dragons turned out in force in the Welsh capital, Cardiff, to roar their team on.

In particularly cold temperatures, Welsh fans attended an outdoor fan park in Newport, rejoicing in songs.

Wales fans watch on at a fan park in Newport

During the second half England fans reacted with jubilation after taking the lead in the game.

Supporters drenched each other in 'beer showers' and gave renditions of England songs from previous tournaments.

In contrast, Wales fans were left heartbroken after their first World Cup journey for 64 years was ended by their near neighbours.

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