Senegal positioned themselves favorably to get into the following spherical of the 2022 FIFA World Cup with their 3-1 defeat of hosts Qatar on Friday night. The house workforce didn’t severely threaten till the ultimate third of the match with the outcome past doubt.
In the meantime, Everton central defensive midfielder Idrissa Gana Gueye helped to boss proceedings from a extra superior place – as has already been witnessed within the early phases of this match – and the Lions appeared a significantly better sight of their ending than of their opening match towards the Netherlands.
Photographs, photographs on objective, and possession had been all in favor of this Senegalese facet, however the scoring didn’t start till the primary half of the match was almost over by means of Boulaye Dia within the 41’.
A second for the Lions of Teranga would come simply minutes after the second half started, courtesy of Famara Diedhiou, and a 3rd by Bamba Dieng simply moments after Qatar had clawed one again because the match was almost at its conclusion.
Even with out Sadio Mane out there for this facet, they now, with a victory over Ecuador of their closing match of the group stage, have a really constructive probability of creating it to the following spherical of the match. Relying on how the Netherlands and Ecuador performs out immediately, higher possibilities will exist for a prime spot than in different eventualities, the place second place within the group is all that may be hoped for.
The Dutch, in the meantime, may seal prime spot with a win over Ecuador immediately contemplating they are going to face Qatar of their closing match of the group. The Oranje could be doing the Lions a large favor by beating Ecuador, whereas a draw would throw the complete group into chaos with three of 4 groups able to making it by means of and in no set order both.