Ashley Williams up for the fight as Wales prepare for Serbia qualifier

Here, Press Association Sport looks at some key talking points ahead of the contest.

But this time Wales stayed in the race for 2018 World Cup qualification after Ramsey had scored a Panenka penalty, coolly chipping his spot-kick past Serbia goalkeeper Vladimir Stojkovic who had dived the opposite way.

It is not an easy way to draw a match against a big team, Wales had a draw against Serbia and the Republic of Ireland along with other two lowest scored team such as Austria and Georgia.

In October, Martin O'Neill's side are at home to bottom-side Moldova on October 6th, before travelling across the Irish Sea to play Wales in Cardiff three days later.

The visitors begun the clash the better of the two sides despite the scrappy opening in front of a passionate Serbian crowd.

The Serbian national team, which with successful performances in its history was remembered only by entering the 2010 World Cup, often ends its campaign at the selection stage.

Take a bow, Aaron Ramsey.

Thankfully Serbia managed to find a way back. From the resultant free-kick Luka Milivojevic was penalised for pulling Sam Vokes's shirt and Ramsey, with a delightful dink into the corner of the net, did the rest.

"If Chris Coleman can get anything from this game it'll be one of his best results for his country".

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Serbia ended the game on top, but their in-form forward flicked wide when granted another clear sight of goal and Slavoljub Muslin's men had to settle for a point that nonetheless ensured they returned to first place.

Referee Jorge Sousa waved play on but he did book Allen in the 56th minute for a foul on Kostic, meaning the Stoke City midfielder will miss the next qualifier at home to Austria.

The Newcastle United striker slotted past Wayne Hennessey easily, scoring his second equaliser against Wales during this campaign.

On the pitch, Wales and Serbia drew 1-1 in Belgrade on Sunday. The Arsenal playmaker finished an injury-hit domestic season on a high with the victor in the FA Cup final against Chelsea.

And he continued it in Belgrade, providing Wales with that extra yard of pace needed on a hard evening without star man Gareth Bale.

A number of injuries also caused problems, limiting Chris Coleman in his substitutions.

Wales has not reached a World Cup since 1958 and it remains four points shy of its opponent at the Group D summit after goals from Aaron Ramsey and Mitrovic.

It is a fifth successive draw for Wales in Group D and the fifth time that they have let a lead slip as the road to Russian Federation continues to be a bumpy one.

"They can not afford to lose because if they do I think they'll have too much to do, they've got to get a result in Serbia against a very good side".

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