Tottenham Hotspur's Premier League title hopes went up in smoke at Stamford Bridge.
Goals from Gareth Bale and substitute Hal Robson-Kanu saw Chris Coleman's side begin their Euro 2016 campaign with a 2-1 win in Bordeaux.
Here he comes. There was a cheer of expectation from the other end of the Stade de Bordeaux, where the Dragons had their den, as Gareth Bale walked across from the left.
Thirty years they have waited and now Robert Lewandowski stands before them, yet Michael O’Neill has urged Northern Ireland to embrace their European Championship bow and insisted there is nothing to fear against Poland on Sunday.
There was nothing conventional about any of this, with Wayne Rooney in midfield, Harry Kane on corners, Eric Dier battering home that free-kick and then Russia, a team so ineffective up to some hopeful late punts, plundering their late equaliser.
The United States are through to the quarter-finals of Copa América Centenario after a hard-fought 1-0 win over feisty Paraguay on a balmy Saturday night at Lincoln Financial Field.
The Manchester City attacker featured for England in their opening Euro 2016 game against Russia on Saturday evening.
Ibrox side Rangers were tipped to finish anywhere from first to sixth by Michael Mols, but Derek Johnstone feels otherwise.