England overpower Teranga Lions Senegal to qualify for 2022 FIFA World Cup quarter final

England overpower Teranga Lions Senegal to Qualify for 2022 FIFA World Cup quarter final

England showed class in round of 16 match against Senegal to qualify for the quarter finals of 2022 FIFA World Cup.England overpower Teranga Lions Senegal to Qualify for 2022 FIFA World Cup quarter final

Harry Kane, Jude Bellingham, Bukayo Saka, and Jordan Anderson were the shinning star for the Three Lions of England in the match played at Al Bayt Stadium, Footballrover reports.

Senegal almost drew the first blood in the 4th minute of the first half, but the Three Lions defensive pair of Kyle Walker and Harry Maguire punctuated the Senegalese foray in England goal area.

England attacking trio of Harry Kane, Jude Bellingham, and Bukoya Saka terrorized Senegalese defence between 6th-12th minute of the first half, but England was only rewarded with a free kick and corner kick which did not yield any dividend.

Senegalese star, Ismaila Sarr, was a handful for England defender – Kyle Walker in 35th minute of the first half and Walker was booked with a yellow card.

Before Jude Bellingham combined beautifully with Jordan Anderson in 38 minutes of the first half for England’s first goal.

Harry Kane increase England’s goal tally to two after scoring a swinger in the last minute of first half extra time.

11 minutes into the second part of the game, Arsenal star – Bukayo Saka made it three nil (3-0) for the Three Lions.England overpower Teranga Lions Senegal to Qualify for 2022 FIFA World Cup quarter final

Any doubt about the outcome of this one vanished when Bukayo Saka scored in the 57th minute to put the match to bed.

England have now reached the FIFA World Cup quarterfinal for the 10th time in their history.

The Three Lions of England will now meet the defending World Cup Champions – France in the quarter finals of the 2022 FIFA World Cup.

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