FULL TIME SCORE: England 3-0 Senegal
Henderson, Kane, and Saka score for England in Round of 16 vs Senegal.
England is a favourite to win the 2022 FIFA World Cup, but now comes the hard part: four knockout phase matches, starting with Senegal in the Round of 16.
Despite missing captain and star Sadio Mane, the Lions of Teranga are stocked with European talent. One-third of the team is English.
Senegal is in the World Cup knockout rounds for the second time, while England hopes to reach the quarterfinals for the fourth time in six tournaments.
Senegal finished second in Group A, beating Qatar and Ecuador but losing to the Netherlands. The English won Group B, beating Iran and Wales and tying the USA.
Sporting News covers England vs. Senegal at the 2022 World Cup. Round 16 results from Qatar are below.
Live England-Senegal score
England 2 3 — Senegal 0 0
Henderson, Kane, and Saka scored for England (57 mins)
4. Rice — 17. Saka, 9. Kane, 20. Foden
E. Mendy (GK) — 21. Sabaly, 3. Koulibaly, 16. Jakobs, Diallo — K Diatta, N. Mendy — Ndiaye, P. Ciss, I. Sarr — Diallo
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Senegal win their first corner when Bamba Dieng’s free kick hits the wall. It’s nearly over, England.
90 minutes: Four minutes to add, and we do. Marcus Rashford side-netts a Luke Shaw cross at the far post.
England has only conceded twice so far, against Iran, but France’s attacking strength will be different.
Saka’s US goal only
Marcus Rashford’s right-wing cross almost misses Harry Kane’s outstretched leg. Think Gazza in 1996, yet England are almost safe.
Kalidou Koulibaly is booked for tackling Harry Kane. Kane writhes; should he be removed to protect him?
Senegal’s Pape Matar Sarr takes a free kick in the 73rd minute, but Jordan Pickford watches it roll wide.
England has scored 12 goals at Qatar 2022 so far (UK only)
Henderson continues after Foden and Saka left.
Next Saturday, England plays France.
Jack Grealish and Marcus Rashford are coming on. Jordan Henderson’s knee injury is worrisome.
GOAAAAALLLLLLLL! Bukayo Saka!
Phil Foden shoots down the left wing and finds Saka with a beautiful pass. Saka only needs to float the ball over Mendy to win.
Edouard Mendy saves Harry Kane’s long-range strike, but it squeezes out.
Declan Rice feeds Harry Kane, who finds Bukayo Saka, who shoots over the bar.
England is doing well.
Pape Matar Sarr’s long-range shot goes wide after hitting the ground.
46 minutes in, how will Senegal recover? Around 30 minutes, they were good, but chasing the game is different.
1st goal: UK
…our kid? Bellingham isn’t yet 20.
What a last 10 minutes from England, done?
GOOOOOAAAALLLLLLLLL! England Senegal 2-0 Qatar’s Harry Kane scores!
Phil Foden is free on the left, but he picks Harry Kane on the other side, and the captain lashes the ball past the keeper’s right.
Two minutes are added to 45.
Jordan Henderson scored his third international goal; less is more.
Luke Shaw wins a corner that England can’t use, but they’re in charge now.
GOOOOAALLLLLLLLL! Henderson scores for England against Senegal.
Jude Bellingham scampered down the left and spotted the Liverpool captain entering the box. Henderson side-foots his pass past a defender to score.
Kyle Walker pulls Ismaila Sarr’s shirt, but he’s not booked. Sarr is outraged.
Ismail Jakobs harasses Senegal’s defence in the 34th minute. England consistently lose possession.
Fine Save! Boulaye Dia capitalises on a Saka error and shoots left. Pickford parries with his left arm.
Nampalys Mendy and Bakayo Saka argue following Mendy’s midfield foul. They’ll know each other from the Premier League, maybe there’s history?
Pickford is 10 yards outside his area with the ball. England’s defence has been shoddy recently.
Senegal believe John Stones handled the ball before Ismaila Sarr’s shot in the 22nd minute.
England wobbled, but VAR checks were waived off.
Phil Foden corners John Stones, who nods it wide. He’s furious since he should have hit the target.
Aliou Cisse is up and animatedly instructing Senegal. During the 2000s, he played for Birmingham and Portsmouth.
Bukayo Saka nearly misses Harry Kane’s cross from the left in the 6 yard box.
Jude Bellingham’s cross needs a touch, but no white shirt is nearby.
Jude Bellingham disrupts play to win a 40-yard free kick. Harry Maguire’s header is blocked as Kyle Walker sends the ball to Declan Rice. A good, well-planned move.
Boulaye Dia gets between Harry Maguire and John Stones, but Maguire’s knee clears the ball.
Senegal’s fans make the stadium more musical than in past games. Phil Foden misses Jordan Henderson’s ball, leading to a goal kick.
Senegal have already put England under pressure after Jordan Pickford’s kick into touch.
Kickoff: England wears all white while Senegal wears all green.
We’re just seconds away from this mouthwatering matchup.
The teams emerge from the tunnel, and the national anthems begin.
England’s substitutes are giving the starting 11 high-fives in the tunnel. This might be a cracker as the stadium excitement builds.
England has never lost to an African side in the World Cup, dating back to 1986 when Morocco tied them 0-0.
Gareth Southgate says ITV he’s been dealing with Raheem Sterling’s family situation but won’t elaborate. He feels Saka deserved his chance, but concedes he has too many.
Michael Owen’s first last 16 appearance was notable, even if he lost.
Marcus Rashford scored twice against Wales, but Gareth Southgate has a deep bench.
1 hour 7 minutes until kickoff: E Mendy, Sabaly, Koulibaly, Diallo, Jakobs, Sarr, Ciss, N Mendy, Diatta, Ndiaye, Dia.
1:15 until kickoff: Pickford, Walker, Stones, Maguire, Shaw, Rice, Bellingham, Henderson, Foden, Saka, Kane.
Rashford is replaced by Saka.
1h25 to kickoff: Sterling is out tonight
1:40 after kickoff: Al Khor begins at 22:00 local time at Al Bayt Stadium.
Several reports say Southgate will start Bukayo Saka over Marcus Rashford. Raheem Sterling is favoured above Phil Foden. Soon we’ll know Qatar’s lineups.
2:05 until kickoff: France will face England or Senegal in the quarterfinals. Kylian Mbappe’s brilliance sends Poland home. France beat Poland 3-1 thanks to two goals from Mbappe, one from Giroud, and one from Lewandowski.
2:40 until kickoff: Several options for England’s assault are in terrific form. Marcus Rashford has just started once but already has three goals. Phil Foden looked good against Wales following two Southgate snubs. Raheem Sterling, Bukayo Saka, and Jack Grealish could start.
Olivier Giroud’s goal before halftime gives France a 1-0 lead over Poland with 30 minutes left. France’s quarterfinal opponent will be England or Senegal. Sporting News covers France vs. Poland.
3:15 until kickoff: Four years ago, Harry Kane had five goals and led the Golden Boot race. England’s skipper is winless in Qatar. Kane insists he’s fit despite England downplaying his foot issue.
“I got a knock in the first game, but I’m almost over it,” Kane said before England’s last-16 meeting. “I feel good. Hope to score tomorrow.”
Senegal has only been in two World Cups, but topping their first will be tough. Aliou Cisse, AFCON champions’ coach, can.
Cisse captained Senegal at the 2002 World Cup, when the Lions of Teranga upset Thierry Henry and Marcel Desailly’s France, held Denmark and Uruguay, stunned Sweden, and lost to Turkey in the quarterfinals.
Senegal vs. England winner will face France or Poland in quarterfinals. Robert Lewandowski will be going for Les Blues’ defence in his farewell World Cup.
4:15 until kickoff: Phil Foden is looking hot in training after starting against Wales. Foden rewarded Southgate with a goal and will seek to start in the last 16. Senegal’s footwork?
4 hours 45 minutes until kickoff: Senegalese perspective. They believe they can beat England.
5-hour countdown: Sky Sports reports that England will start Bukayo Saka and bench Marcus Rashford or Phil Foden.
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