England beat Senegal 3-0 and will now face reigning champions France in the 2022
World Cup quarter-finals.
late goals from Jordan Henderson in the 39th minute and Harry Kane in stoppage
time gave England a 2-0 lead going into halftime. The Senegalese were reeling going
into the break. And things didn’t get better when play resumed.
Twelve minutes into the second period, Bukayo Saka made it 3-0 England. It is the
third goal of the tournament for the young forward.
England’s victory sets up a clash of the titans in the next round. They will face France
in the quarterfinals next Saturday.
Earlier in the day, Les Bleus easily dispatched Poland, 3-1. Kylian Mbappé scored
twice for the French to take the lead in the tournament’s Golden Boot race (five
On Friday, Argentina plays the Netherlands in the other quarterfinals match that was
set this weekend.
World Cup action resumes tomorrow with more Round of 16 matches. Japan faces
Croatia at 10 a.m. ET. Then Brazil plays South Korea at 2 p.m. ET.