BUENOS AIRES, 29 (NA) – England beat Wales 3-0 to qualify first in Group B for the round of 16 of the Qatar 2022 World Cup, where they will face Senegal for a place in the quarter-finals.
The English national team won easily in the second half, with a flurry that started on 5 minutes with a spectacular goal from Marcus Rashford’s free kick and continued on 6 minutes with a goal from Phil Foden.
Later, with the opponent already hit by two hits at the start of the plug-in, Rashford reappeared to put the final figures on the scoreboard and seal the victory for his team, who took first place in their region. Achieved it.
After an early phase in which they monopolized the arrivals but could not overcome the resistance of goalkeeper Danny Ward, England looked determined in the second half and settled the duel without major complications.
Rashford’s punches went wide and Harry Kane, who had not yet celebrated his goal in the tournament, returned immediately to assist Foden to widen the gap, so the rest of the match saw the advantage of the footballers and those footballers Tested who didn’t have minutes before the round of 16.
With this result, after crushing Iran 6–2 and drawing 0–0 with the United States, England remained on top with seven points, and would face Senegal, who finished second in A.
The other team classified in B is the United States, who beat Iran 1-0 today to finish with five points, so they will face the Netherlands.
Group B-Date 2.
Gayle: Danny Ward; Neko Williams, Joe Rodan, Chris Mepham, Ben Davis; Ethan Ampadu, Joe Allen; Gareth Bale, Aaron Ramsey, Daniel James and Kiefer Moore. DT: Rob Page.
Inglaterra: Jordan Pickford; Kyle Walker, John Stones, Harry Maguire, Luke Shaw; Jordan Henderson, Declan Rice, Marcus Rashford, Jude Bellingham; Phil Foden and Harry Kane. DT: Gareth Southgate.
Goal in the second half: 5 m. Marcus Rashford (L); 6m Phil Foden (L); 23 m Marcus Rashford (I).
First half change: 35m. Connor Roberts by Neko Williams (G).
Second-half changes: Brennan Johnson in for Gareth Bale (G) in the start; 11 m Trent Alexander-Arnold for Kyle Walker (I), Callum Wilson for Harry Kane (I) and Calvin Phillips for Declan Rice (I); 13m Joe Morrell for Ben Davis (G); 19m Kieran Trippier in for Luke Shaw (I); 30 m Jack Grealish by Marcus Rashford (L) and Harry Wilson by Daniel James (G); Rubin Colville by Joe Allen (G).
Referee: Slavko Vincic (Slovenia)
Studio: Ahmed Bin Ali.