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Coleman has silenced critics – Williams

WALES captain Ashley Williams insists victory over Scotland proves Chris Coleman is still the right man to lead the side through their World Cup qualifying campaign.

The Dragons boss was under pressure before Friday night's Hampden meeting, having guided them to just one win from their first four Group A matches.

But the 2-1 success for Coleman's men in Glasgow moves the Welsh up to third place, seven points behind joint leaders Belgium and Croatia, and captain Williams believes the victory should silence the manager's doubters ahead of tomorrow's meeting with the latter nation at the Liberty Stadium.

He said: "The manager was spot on against Scotland. He made good substitutions and got all the big calls right.

"There has been criticism of him but not from anyone who matters."

Wales secured victory after fighting back from Grant Hanley's first-half opener for the Scots.

Aaron Ramsey levelled from the spot after Robert Snodgrass felled Chris Gunter to collect his second booking.

With a one-man advantage, the visitors made use of the extra room by finding Andy King down the right and his centre was perfect for Hal Robson-Kanu to head home the winner.