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World Cup 2022 highlights: Senegal shows strength with 3-1 win vs. Qatar

The FIFA World Cup 2022 continued on Friday with Senegal’s 3-1 victory over Qatar at Qatar’s Al-Thumama Stadium. The strong second half propelled Senegal forward, as they scored two goals in the second half, eventually winning by the same number and capturing a well-deserved three points.

Earlier, Iran took advantage of a late red card in Wales and scored two goals in stoppage time to earn three points in Group B.

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Highlights Qatar vs Senegal | FIFA World Cup 2022

After failing to score in its first match, Senegal provided three goals to beat Qatar to earn its first three points of the 2022 World Cup.

Here are the best plays.

Qatar vs Senegal

30′: What a pass!

This one-bounce pass from Senegalese keeper Édouard Mendy to Ismalia Sarr was a feast for the eyes and led to a great opportunity for Senegal.

34′: Nothing to see here

Senegal striker Ismalia Sarr appeared to have been taken off by Qatar defender Akram Afif, but after a VAR assessment, no offense was deemed to have occurred.

41′: Goal! Senegal strikes first

Boulaye Dia deflects a right footed shot from the center of the box to the bottom left corner to give Senegal their first goal of the 2022 World Cup.

Dia from Senegal opens score vs. Qatar

Dia from Senegal opens score vs.  Qatar

Boulaye Dia finds the back of the net against Qatar in the 41′ to give Senegal a 1-0 lead.

48′: Goal! That’s using your head

Ismail Jakobs crosses over the middle and Famara Diédhiou does the rest, he heads the ball in from the center of the penalty area.

2-0 Senegal.

Senegal’s Diédhiou heads in for a 2-0 lead

Senegal's Diédhiou heads in for a 2-0 lead

Senegal’s Famara Diédhiou scores the team’s second goal against Qatar in the 48′.

67′: Not in my house!

Édouard Mendy denies the one-touch chance for Qatar’s Ismail Mohammad to keep Senegal’s lead at 2-0.

78′: Goal! Qatar is on the board!

Ismaeel Mohammad puts a cross over the middle and Mohammed Muntari heads into the back of the net to give Qatar its first goal of the 2022 World Cup!

2-1 Senegal

Muntari gives Qatar the first goal of the 2022 FIFA World Cup

Muntari gives Qatar the first goal of the 2022 FIFA World Cup

Qatar’s Mohammed Muntari heads into the back of the net and Senega’s lead is reduced to 2-1 in 78 minutes.

84′: Goal! Senegal responds!

Bamba Dieng takes the pass from Iliman Ndiaye and blasts the shot past Meshaal Barsham to help Senegal regain their two-goal lead and eventually take the win by the same margin.

Senegal 3-1

Goal Dieng helps Senegal increase lead

Goal Dieng helps Senegal increase lead

Bamba Dieng takes the pass into the penalty area and taps it in, giving Senegal a 3-1 lead in 84 minutes.

Set up the stage

Both teams aim to bounce back after coming up short in their final group stage appearance.

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