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Page insists Wales can still qualify automatically despite Turkey defeat

Rob Page insists Wales can still automatically qualify for Euro 2024 next summer, despite suffering a second successive group defeat in Turkey.

Wales suffered a 2-0 loss in Samsun on the back of Friday's horror show against Armenia, when opponents ranked 97th in the world claimed a 4-2 victory in Cardiff

Having reached the halfway point of their eight-game campaign, Wales are five points behind leaders Turkey and two adrift of Armenia who have a game in hand.

Group favourites Croatia are level on points with Wales having played two fewer games.

Wales are almost certainly guaranteed a play-off spot through their Nations League ranking, but manager Page insists Wales can secure one of the automatic two qualifying spots on offer in Group D.

"Absolutely [I believe that]," said Page, who has overseen just one win in 12 games since Wales qualified for the World Cup last June.

"To do it, we need to get both sides of the game bang on and do it really well, if we are to be successful

"It's been a frustrating camp but there have been so many lessons to learn from it.

"We will address it. We go into every game to win it. It just means it's really important we get wins at home and get as many points from them."

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