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Football in Wales this weekend

Wales international David Brooks (left) pressures Cardiff's Joe Ralls (right) Credit: PA Images

Bournemouth 2-0 Cardiff City

It was a wet afternoon in the south of England as the Bluebirds took to the field ahead of their second Premier League spell. Ryan Fraser opened the scoring for the day as he swept home in the 24th minute to give the Cherries the advantage. Neil Etheridge marked his game as the first ever Filipino player in the Premier League with a penalty save, denying Callum Wilson. The Englishman was brought down by Bruno Ecuele Manga.

Cardiff almost found an equaliser in the second half when Josh Murphy's acrobatic effort was almost turned in by Sean Morrison. However, Bournemouth 'keeper Asmir Begovic smothered the chance.

Callum Wilson then got his revenge for the missed penalty as he buried a right-footed shot into the far corner as Bournemouth ran away with all three points.

Neil Warnock has never won an opening day game in the Premier League Credit: PA Images

Swansea City 1-0 Preston North End

Like the Cardiff match, this game also saw a missed penalty. Swansea frontman Oli McBurnie was brought down as he powered towards the goal, however, was unable to convert the penalty with Declan Rudd diving to his left.

The Swans took the lead in the 32nd minute with midfielder Jay Fulton leaping at the front post to flick a header home on a gloomy afternoon in Wales.

Graham Potter's men had a plethora of chances throughout the game, however, couldn't extend the lead. The game finished 1-0 and the Jacks sit in fourth following their second win in their opening two games.

Jay Fulton's header was his first league goal for the Swans since joining in 2014 Credit: PA Images

Newport County 1-0 Crewe Alexandra

Another Welsh team, yet another missed penalty.

Newport took the lead in the first half through Padraig Amond after Demetiou's cross was met by the head of the Irishman. Newport were unlucky not to go ahead sooner when they saw a goalmouth scramble fizz wide.

Crewe were unfortunate not to take the lead beforehand when Harry Pickering saw his long range free kick strike the upright. They were also unlucky not to equalise in the second half when they saw a penalty saved by Newport 'keeper Joe Day.

The Exiles finished the game with a 1-0 lead and find themselves sat in 16th with a win and a loss.

Newport finished 11th in League 2 last season Credit: PA Images

Wrexham 3-0 Boreham Wood

The Dragons had a flyer of a weekend as they cruised past Boreham Wood, who finished last season in 4th place. It was Brighton and Hove Albion loanee Jordan Maguire Drew as he saw his free header nestle into the bottom corner.

Rekell Pyke then doubled the lead as a frenzy in the box was tucked away with a clever back-heel. With Wrexham in control, the Dragons then added a third as Fondop-Talum's free header added the icing on the cake to a successful afternoon at the Racecourse Ground.

Wrexham currently sit in 5th position Credit: PA Images