January 30, 2023

World Cup 2022 Highlights: France beat England 2-1

The 2022 FIFA World Cup Continued Saturday on FOX France Lasting England2-1 in the last quarter-final of the tournament at the Al Bad Stadium in Al Khor, Qatar.

There is hope of joining the defending World Cup champions France Italy And Brazil Only nations in World Cup history to win back-to-back tournaments. With Saturday’s victory, France have won their last 12 matches at the World Cup.

France advances to play MoroccoIt took down Portugal Earlier on Saturday, in the semifinals on Wednesday.

Here are the best plays!

France 2, England 1

6:’ full effort

France forward Oliver Girod He did not back down when he initially achieved this goal.

11′: Big time saver

Minutes later Giroud made another attempt, this time with a header, but it was saved by the England keeper. Jordan Pickford.

17′: Sweet strike

Midfielder Aurélien Tchouaméni He was the early star of the show, opening the scoring with a goal for France.

France’s Aurelian Choumeni scores against England in the 17′.

22′: SAVED!

France goalkeeper Hugo Lloris England came through with important back-to-back saves when the defender first came on Luke ShawThen on the England captain Harry Kane – to keep Three lions From the board.

At the start of Saturday, Lloris became the most capped player in France men’s national team history (143).

Meanwhile, no penalty was awarded for this challenge on Kane as he curled another close to the net moments later.

29′: Denied!

Kane took another shot on the 29′ which was again saved by Lloris, this time into the top right corner.

France lead 1-0, but not before Antoine Griezmann He picked up his first yellow card of the match in the 43rd minute.

47′: Heats up

Ousmane Dembélé A yellow card was issued in the first minute of the second half, but it did not disrupt France’s rhythm. Lloris continued to make one big play after another and make a save Jude BellinghamShot out of the gate.

54′: Penalty

That’s when things took a turn Bugayo Saka A foul in the penalty area early in the second half. Kane took a penalty shot against him Tottenham Teammate Lloris in their first game against each other in five-and-a-half years.

54′: Harry Kane ties it up for England!

Kane scored on a penalty kick to tie the game 1-1. With that goal, Kane equaled Wayne Rooney with 53 goals in England men’s national team history.

England’s Harry Kane scored. 52′ against France

England's Harry Kane scored.  52' against France

78′: Goal!

A header late in the second half gave France a 2-1 lead.

France’s Olivier Giroud scores against England in the 78th.

France's Olivier Giroud scores against England in the 78th.

80′: What could have been

England were awarded their second penalty, this time after a VAR review, and Theo Hernandez A late yellow card was shown.

Kane took his second penalty shot against his club teammate Lloris, but this time he missed the net completely.

Likewise, France was leading 2-1.

90’+11′: Below the wire

It all came to England Marcus Rashford, entered the game in the 85th minute. He was awarded a free kick in the last minute of Saturday’s game, but his shot was too high and went over the net.

With this, France secured victory and became the first reigning champions to advance to the semi-finals since Brazil did so in 1962!

Pre game:

Setting the stage

Saturday’s match will be the third World Cup meeting between these two nations, with England having won the previous two in 1966 and 82.

However, France have lost only one of their last eight clashes with England – a friendly in November 2015.

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