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Senegal entered its ultimate Group A showdown towards Ecuador needing a win to advance on the 2022 FIFA World Cup and the African aspect did simply that to hitch the Netherlands within the Spherical of 16.
Ismaila Sarr and Kalidou Koulibaly each scored for Senegal in a 2-1 victory over Ecuador, clinching its spot within the knockout stage. Edouard Mendy made three saves to assist protect the victory as Senegal marched on and Ecuador was eradicated.
Senegal dominated the first-half possession and was rewarded earlier than halftime with a penalty-kick alternative. Ismaila Sarr was hauled down by Pedro Hincapie within the forty second minute and the Watford ahead stepped as much as rating simply two minutes later.
Ecuador responded within the second half with added offensive stress and tied issues up within the 67th minute. Moises Caicedo slotted dwelling on the again publish of Mendy’s web, giving the Conmebol squad a lifeline. Nevertheless, Senegal would have the final snicker simply three minutes later.
Koulibaly benefitted from a deflection on Idrissa Gueye’s free kick earlier than drilling a shot previous Hernan Galiandez. It was Koulibaly’s first worldwide aim for his nation.
Senegal would cling on to eradicate Ecuador and can subsequent face Group B winners England on Saturday.
Here’s a nearer take a look at all of Tuesday’s World Cup motion:
Netherlands 2, Qatar 0
(Cody Gakpo 26′, Frenkie De Jong 49′)
Netherlands remained good in group stage motion on Tuesday following a 2-0 shutout win over eradicated hosts Qatar.
Cody Gakpo continued his spectacular goalscoring run within the event, whereas Frenkie De Jong added an insurance coverage aim for Louis Van Gaal’s squad. Andries Noppert made three saves to earn his second clear sheet of the competitors.
The Dutch will subsequent face the USMNT within the Spherical of 16 on Saturday.
After an early warning shot from Qatar, the Netherlands responded nicely and obtained a breakthrough aim from its main scorer. Gakpo took Davy Klaassen’s move in stride earlier than taking pictures low previous Meshaal Barsham for his third aim of the competitors.
De Jong doubled the Dutch’s lead within the forty ninth minute, ending off a rebound within the field following Barsham’s unique save on Memphis Depay.
The Netherlands would grind out a second win from three group stage matches.
Qatar exits the competitors as the primary host World Cup nation to complete with zero factors and 0 victories.
Wales 0, England 3
(Marcus Rashford 50′, 68′, Phil Foden 51′)
England clinched the highest spot in Group B on Tuesday after scoring three second-half targets to defeat rivals Wales 3-0.
Marcus Rashford scored twice for the Three Lions whereas Phil Foden additionally added his World Cup aim in a shutout victory. Jordan Pickford posted his second clear sheet after ending the match with one save.
Rashford’s curling free kick within the fiftieth minute handed England a 1-0 benefit and kickstarted a dominant interval for Gareth Southgate’s squad. Danny Ward couldn’t get to Rashford’s shot, watching because it landed within the top-right nook.
Phil Foden tapped dwelling a move from Harry Kane only one minute later, doubling England’s lead and condemning Wales to a two-goal deficit. Kane’s low cross was met by the on-rushing Foden on the again publish.
Rashford capped off England’s sturdy second-half by selecting up a looping move from Kalvin Phillips earlier than beating three Wales defenders and Ward to the underside nook.
England will meet Senegal within the Spherical of 16 whereas Wales bows out of the competitors with one level to its title.