Southgate: We did an excellent job on rebounds, and Sterling will return soon
England coach Gareth Southgate thanked all the players for their good performance against Senegal in the round of 16 of the 2022 World Cup, in the match that was held between them at Al-Bayt Stadium hosted by Qatar until December 18.
And Southgate came out in a press statement after the match, saying: “We performed very well in that match, and we succeeded in making counterattacks against the Senegal national team, and both Bellingham and Henderson were wonderful in the first half.”
And the England coach continued his speech, saying: “There are players who cannot be dispensed with, such as Saka, Foden and Bellingham, because they are always the best to participate and they perform wonderfully.”
And Southgate praised Harry Kane: “We guarantee to score goals in every match in which Harry Kane is present, and this is because he is a wonderful and hardworking player, and for us, therefore, they cannot put pressure on Kane.”
“Sterling will be back in England very soon and I hope he and his family are doing well,” the England coach added of Sterling.
After the great victory over Senegal, England qualified for the quarter-finals of the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, after scoring a clean hat-trick in the match that brought them together on Sunday evening at Al-Bayt Stadium in the round of 16 of the 2022 World Cup, hosted by Qatar until December 18.
The England national team will gather a strong match with France in the quarter-finals, which earlier beat Poland 3-1.
The first goal for the England national team came when Jordan Henderson scored for Liverpool in the 38th minute of the match, after following Bellingham’s cross.
And the star Harry Kane came with the second goal for the Three Lions in the third minute of time instead of lost for the first half, and this makes him the historic scorer for the English in major competitions such as the World Cup and the Euro, with 11 goals, surpassing Gary Lineker with 10 goals.
Bukayo Saka also scored a goal in the 57th minute with a cross from his colleague Phil Foden in the second half, so that the Black Lions retreated.