Marcus Rashford’s excellent free-kick in opposition to Wales tonight is the primary at a World Cup since Kieran Trippier’s memorable end in 2018.
The Manchester United ahead netted a brace to safe England’s development to the Spherical of 16. They may face Senegal on Sunday, December 4 after ending first-placed in Group B.
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The final time any participant netted a direct free kick additionally despatched England followers into bedlam, because it was Trippier’s within the semi-final 4 years in the past. He opened the scoring within the fifth minute in opposition to Croatia and had the gamers and supporters dreaming of a spot within the remaining.
England’s probability at redemption
The Three Lions in the end fell brief within the second half after the Croatians netted two objectives with no response from England.
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They then made the Euro 2020 remaining earlier than narrowly lacking out on penalties at Wembley Stadium.
This yr supplies the chance for Gareth Southgate’s males to go one step additional and finish 56 years of damage.
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