Rashford brace takes England to knockout stage of 2022 FIFA World Cup

Rashford brace takes England to knockout stage of 2022 FIFA World Cup

Manchester United forward – Marcus Rashford, grabbed a brace in Group B, Round 3, match against Wales to qualify England for the Knockout Stage of the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar.Rashford brace takes England to knockout stage of 2022 FIFA World Cup

After putting on a strong performance on Tuesday, England easily advances to the knockout rounds, defeating the challenging task of Wales, who delivered a lackluster performance and was eliminated from the competition.

The Three Lions overcame weak opposition who are now clearly getting towards the end of their prime thanks to a superb brace from Rashford and Foden’s proactive link and goal.

Marcus goals scored in 50, and 68 minutes of the second half were the first, and the third goals of the match which ended 3-0 in favour of England.

Rashford’ third goal was preceded by Manchester City’s Phil Foden goal scored in 51 minutes for the second goal of the match played at Ahmed bin Ali Stadium, Al Rayyan, Qatar.

Wales comes in fourth, and Southgate’s team advances to the round of 16 as Group B champions.

Wales needed some points from this one, but they didn’t show much at all, as England raised their level after the break to record a comfortable win.

Netherlands will meet USA in round of 16, while England will confront CAF African Nations Champions, Senegal.

To advance further in these finals, England must defeat Senegal, who finished second in Group A. This match is expected to take place on Sunday.

At the other end, Chelsea playmaker, Christian Pulisic scored a lone goal in 38 minutes of first half to send United States of America to the Knockout Stage of Qatar 2022 World Cup .

Iran, and Wales have crashed out of the global football championship after losing the last match of the group.

𝑳𝒊𝒌𝒆 𝒕𝒉𝒊𝒔 𝒑𝒐𝒔𝒕? 𝑷𝒍𝒆𝒂𝒔𝒆 𝒍𝒆𝒂𝒗𝒆 𝒂 𝒄𝒐𝒎𝒎𝒆𝒏𝒕 𝒊𝒏 𝒕𝒉𝒆 𝒃𝒐𝒙!

About the Author

Obum Akawor
Evang. Obum Akawor, a Traditional Ruler in Rivers State, a Fellow of Chartered Institute of Administration, and also an enthusiast of Nigerian Football
0 0 votes
Article Rating
Subscribe
Notify of
guest

0 Comments
Inline Feedbacks
View all comments