Aaron Ramsey and Gareth Bale will look to put dismal club performances behind them when they line up for Wales against Montenegro on Friday.
Wales captain Ramsey could do nothing to prevent his Arsenal team from being demolished 8-2 at Old Trafford by Manchester United on Sunday, while Bale was similarly helpless as his Spurs outfit were humbled 5-1 at home by Manchester City.
And although Wales are out of the running for Euro 2012 qualification, languishing at the bottom of Group G without a point, both men will be keen to make a statement against Montenegro in Cardiff.
Wales manager Gary Speed has just one win from his five competitive games in charge – a 2-0 Nations Cup victory over Northern Ireland in May – but he does have a full squad to choose from, with stars such as Ramsey, Bale and Craig Bellamy all available.
Bellamy, however, was not available to train on Wednesday, as he left the camp to talk terms over a move to Liverpool.
Montenegro will be a tough proposition for Wales, as they sit level on points with England at the top of Group G and are looking to qualify for their first major tournament as an independent nation.