Wales 1 Serbia 1

"We have to play [Republic of] Ireland twice".

Chris Coleman led Wales to their first major tournament in 58 years and he's determined to guide them to another in 2018.

Their bid for a first World Cup finals appearance since 1958 suffered a blow when they were held 1-1 by Serbia.

It is a far different story to a terrible Euro 2016 qualifying campaign which saw them win only twice in eight qualifiers and eventually saw the experienced Slavoljub Muslin appointed as head coach.

"While it is still a close group, if we have to win all of our games, we are confident enough to know we can do that".

Gareth Bale often writes the headlines for Coleman's side, who face Serbia in World Cup qualifier tomorrow night, but the 46-year-old is adamant Ramsey would be at home in any team. With two consecutive draws, including the disappointing draw with Georgia in October and just one victory to show for in three games, against an inferior Moldova, Wales will need to hope for a return to form when they take on an in-form and high flying Serbia side. "We have to win now", said the Everton defender.

"He's dealt with everything that's come along so well, and we're lucky to have such a magical player in the team".

But Williams accepts Wales have work to do following last month's draws against Austria and Georgia.

Following Republic of Ireland's 1-0 win over Austria that took them top of the group on 10 points, this was a pivotal game for the Welsh, who are now four points behind the table toppers after winning just one of their four matches.

"We've played them a few times because they were in our last group for the World Cup".

Aleksandar Mitrovic's equaliser late in the second half earn Serbia a 1-1 draw against Wales.

"He's obviously a massive player for us and he's exciting to watch for the fans as well", he said. "There's not a team on the planet he couldn't play for when he's at his best", the Wales manager said.

And Serbia - who had dominated possession in the second half - made the most of their good fortune when they went straight up the other end for Mitrovic to head home off a post. This is another and we've always got a great chance of beating anybody when we're at our strongest.

"But we don't have that extra pressure which is very important for the team to start the qualification group well".

The Newcastle United striker added: 'I think we will play in Belgrade.



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