Qatar World Cup: Champions France up towards Poland, England to face Senegal

The second day of the knockout stage of the World Cup brings us two extra thrilling video games, with three European groups hoping to progress. Reigning champions France will search for a outcome towards Poland, whereas England is ready to face Senegal.

France vs Poland (16 CET)

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Followers of France cheer previous to the World Cup group D match between France and Denmark on the Stadium 974 in Doha, 26 November 2022AP Picture/Martin Meissner
  • The spherical of 16 match between the 2 European nations might flip right into a battle between two spectacular star goalkeepers.
  • French goalkeeper Hugo Lloris will face Poland’s celebrity striker Robert Lewandowski in a global sport for the primary time when he matches France’s report of 142 appearances held by Lilian Thuram, the right-back within the 1998 world champion crew.
  • Lewandowski lastly broke his duck on the World Cup on the age of 34, scoring in Qatar so as to add to his whole of 77 objectives for Poland.
  • Poland’s Wojciech Szczęsny is the one goalkeeper this World Cup to have saved two spot kicks — one towards Saudi Arabia and the second towards Lionel Messi. 
  • After lacking France’s 1-0 loss to Tunisia within the group stage, Kylian Mbappe, Antoine Griezmann and Olivier Giroud are all anticipated to come back again to the crew.

England vs Senegal (20 CET)

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England’s Marcus Rashford, left, celebrates with teammates after scoring the opening objective throughout the World Cup group B towards Wales in in Al Rayyan, 29 November 2022AP Picture/Frank Augstein
  • The star-studded English crew seeking to carry the World Cup title house for the primary time since 1966 has dominated its group, however now it faces its first main problem within the all-or-nothing knockout spherical. 

  • The crew performs Senegal on Sunday after topping Group B and tying Spain because the main scorers within the match with 9 objectives. 

  • No different crew picked up greater than the seven factors England recorded on its strategy to the knockout spherical and it’s only certainly one of three nonetheless undefeated.

  • The African Cup of Nations champions completed second in Group A behind the Netherlands, regardless of the pre-tournament disappointment of dropping striker Sadio Mane due to an damage.

  • There have been a number of surprises involving African groups at this match, as Cameroon beat Brazil whereas Tunisia defeated France within the group stage.

What occurred on the World Cup on Saturday?

  • The Netherlands and Argentina grew to become the primary quarterfinalists in Qatar after profitable their matches towards the US and Australia, respectively.
  • The Dutch crew have progressed to the quarterfinals due to objectives by Memphis Depay (10′), Daley Blind (46′) and Denzel Dumfries (81′).
  • The US crew pulled one again after Christian Pulisic assisted Haji Wright within the 76′ minute, in a match that was extra even than the rating would recommend.
  • In what turned out to be a really carefully fought match between Argentina and Australia, Lionel Messi opened the scoring, whereas Manchester Metropolis’s Julian Alvarez added one other within the second half.
  • Feisty Kangaroos managed to drag one again after Craig Goodwin’s shot bought deflected into the online by Argentina’s Enzo Fernandez.
  • The final 20 minutes become a frenetic affair, however regardless of clear-cut probabilities on each side, the match ended 2-1 for Argentina.

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