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England sink Wales, face Senegal in last 16 clash

Marcus Rashford and Phil Foden led England to a 3-0 victory over Wales on Tuesday, knocking their neighbors out of the World Cup. This set up a matchup with Senegal in the last 16 of the tournament, which England will play.
After Rashford and Foden were reinstated into the team by the England manager, Gareth Southgate’s team won Group B and took first place.
Foden showed why there has been such an uproar for him to begin as he won the free-kick that Rashford switched over completely to break the gridlock from the get-go in the final part at the Ahmad container Ali Arena in Doha.
The one-sided “Battle of Britain” was effectively ended when Foden doubled England’s lead just seconds later, and Rashford scored again to ensure that Wales’ first World Cup since 1958 ended in disappointment.
-Advertisement – England won for the second time in their last nine games thanks to the cutting edge provided by Foden and Rashford in their previous match, a gloomy goalless draw with the United States.
The Three Lions still have room for improvement as they try to win their first major trophy since the 1966 World Cup, as evidenced by their sputtering first half.
But their brutal defeat of Wales after the break gave them hope for Sunday’s matchup with Senegal, who finished second in Group A.
Wales have never shied away from the fact that they relish taking on their detested neighbors, despite the fact that England fans view Germany and Scotland as their primary rivals.
Welsh striker Kieffer Moore recently stated that he would love to knock England out of the World Cup, and the Wales team was famously filmed celebrating England’s embarrassing loss to Iceland at Euro 2016.
In view of those affronts, sentencing Ribs to disposal was a welcome reward for Britain.
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One of Southgate’s four substitutions for England was Rashford, who surged onto Harry Kane’s pass and had a golden opportunity to give England an early lead. However, he didn’t shoot in time, and Danny Ward ran off his line to save.
Wales barely made it out of their own half as Southgate’s men dominated possession for long periods without making the breakthrough, unable to lay a glove on England.
England immediately scythed through the Wales defense when they increased their tempo and passed with greater urgency, but Foden’s shot missed the target.
Despite being criticized for his performance in the defeat to Iran, Wales captain Gareth Bale remained anonymous once more, and the former Real Madrid star was substituted at halftime, possibly out of injury.
However, England’s rapid-fire attack made Bale’s absence irrelevant within six minutes of the restart.
After the calls for Foden to be selected, Southgate had stated that he was concerned about Foden feeling under pressure to perform, but he didn’t need to worry about the precocious Manchester City playmaker.
Foden drove forward to win a free kick in the 50th minute, which Rashford skillfully curled into the far corner of Ward’s goal from 25 yards. This was the impetus for England’s first goal.
Abruptly, Britain were squeezing with more energy and they jumped again 60 seconds some other time when Rashford constrained Grains to give up belonging and Kane’s low cross arrived at Foden, who opened home at the far post.
Moore attempted to safeguard Ribs with plunging exertion that Jordan Pickford saved well, however Rashford conveyed the knockout blow with his third objective of the competition in the 68th moment.
Rashford was sent scurrying down the right flank by a long pass from Kalvin Phillips. As the helpless Wales defense backed off, the Manchester United forward cut inside and fired a low shot through Ward’s legs.

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