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Confirmed Israel and Wales line-ups: Biton benched and Ramsey starts

Here is how Israel and Wales will line up, with players from Celtic, Arsenal, Tottenham Hotspur and Swansea City among those in the match-day squads.

Israel starting XI: Marciano, Dgani, Ben Haim, Tibi, Ben Harush, Yeini, Natkho, Ben Haim II, Refaelov, Zahavi, Damari

Wales starting XI: Hennessey, Gunter, Taylor, Davies, Williams, Allen, Robson, Ramsey, Bale, Ledley, Collins

Israel welcome Wales to the Sammy Ofer Stadium this afternoon for a vital Euro 2016 qualifying match.

The two sides have impressed thus far in Group B, with Israel currently top with three wins from three matches, and Chris Coleman’s Wales team just a point behind with two wins and two draws having played a game more.

Both sides have conceded just two goals in the campaign and it is likely to be a tight encounter with both sides knowing how important a victory could be.

Celtic’s Nir Biton has to make do with a place on the bench for Israel while Wales have a whole host of Premier League representatives, including Swansea City’s Ashley Williams, Arsenal’s Aaron Ramsey and Tottenham Hotspur players past and present in the form of Gareth Bale and Ben Davies.

This should be an entertaining game with Cyprus – in third place with six points – keen to take advantage of any slip-up from either side to stake a qualifying claim of their own.

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