Bellamy: Wales must be positive despite opening defeat

Craig Bellamy has warned Wales to quickly move-on from the defeat to Montenegro in their opening Euro 2012 qualifier.

Craig Bellamy has warned Wales to quickly move-on from the defeat to Montenegro in their opening Euro 2012 qualifier.

John Toshack's side lost 1-0 in Podgorica as highly-rated Roma striker Mirko Vucinic scored the only goal of the game in 30th minute.

And skipper Bellamy realises that there is no time to mope about defeat if they want to end a long wait to reach the finals of an international tournament.

The Cardiff forward said in The Sun: "Everyone wants to get off to a good start, but Montenegro are a very good team.

"It isn't over for us, but I do believe it would be much easier with a positive result.

"We have to be realistic now and do something about qualifying.

"So often we have been out of the group early, so it's about time we did something and got into that major tournament."

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