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World cup: Senegal beat Ecuador 2-1 to qualify for knockout stage

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Senegal have certified for the primary knockout stage of the 2022 FIFA Qatar world cup. The teranga lions beat Ecuador 2-1 in a pulsating encounter that’s arguably the perfect exhibiting of the African champions on the Khalifa Worldwide Stadium in Doha, Qatar.

The essential win ensured Senegal bought six factors, sufficient to take a seat second place in group A the place Netherlands led with seven, having simply gone previous hosts Qatar in a 2- 0 win,- a match performed simultaenously with that of Senegal in opposition to Ecuador.

It’s the first time that Senegal have claimed back-to-back World Cup victories and.the third time the reigning Africa Cup of Nations holders have reached the knockout part of the World Cup. Earlier events had been by Nigeria, once they reached the final 16 in 1994 and 2014.

For hosts Qatar, it was a tragic ending. Although it was well-known the present was over for the crew, after been eradicated Friday once they misplaced to Senegal 3-1, their play for satisfaction didn’t produce a consequence they’d hoped for as Netherlands proved to good to beat or salvage something from. 2-0 it ended for Netherlands.