The Dragons now progress into a Last 16 clash after securing top spot in Group B and will now play one of the best third-place finishers.

Speaking on Wales 3-0 victory over Russia, Allen declared the win to be a ‘special moment’ in the history of Wales football.

‘What a night, one I’ll never forget,’ Allen said.

‘I thought we started the game so well and from start to finish, we thoroughly deserved the win. To win in style like that is a special moment for Welsh football.’

This season the 26-year-old has made a total of 37 appearances for Liverpool, while scoring three goals and creating three in all competitions.

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