Coleman: Wales in fantastic position

Chris Coleman says that Euro 2016 is not the end of the road for his talented team, regardless of the outcome of Monday's crucial clash against Russia.

A victory for the Dragons in their last group stage match will see them progress to the tournament's first knockout round, regardless of the outcome of the other Group B match between England and Slovakia.

Coleman, however, feels that the tournament is only the start of what Wales can still achieve on the international stage with the current crop of players.

"This team has got the potential to go on and on," Coleman told reporters. "They've got everything to look forward to. We are in a fantastic position. Nevertheless, there's more to come.

"Our players have done unbelievably well. It's been an eye-opener and hard, of course. It's really intense but it's been enjoyable."

Wales started the tournament with an unexpected victory over Slovakia and looked certain to earn at least one point against England in their following match before Daniel Sturridge's injury-time winner.

The former Fulham boss feels that these two performances have given his players something they will carry with them forever.

"This group, this team, they can't lose because whenever we go home, whenever that time is, we have gained so much experience.

"Normally we get to a certain level and in June we are playing a friendly game – we are playing the Netherlands, who are already qualified and who are planning for a tournament.

"Now we are at a tournament ourselves and this group gets all the praise and accolades they deserve.

"And it is not over for us," he added.

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