World Cup Daily: USA advances to Round of 16, will play Netherlands

America males’s nationwide group has superior to the World Cup knockout stage for the primary time since 2014 after beating Iran 1-0 at Al Thumama Stadium on Tuesday. England, Senegal and the Netherlands additionally secured their spots within the Round of 16, with the Netherlands and England profitable Teams A and B, respectively.

This is every part that occurred within the World Cup on Tuesday and what to look at for on Wednesday.

Netherlands 2, Qatar 0

The Netherlands averted its doomsday state of affairs and comfortably beat Qatar 2-0 to win Group A. Rising star Cody Gakpo added to his World Cup tally by scoring the opening purpose of the match; Frenkie de Jong sealed the sport with the Netherlands’ second. The Netherlands will play america within the Round of 16.

Netherlands vs. Qatar Highlights | 2022 FIFA World Cup

Netherlands took on Qatar in each groups’ last group stage matchup.

Senegal 2, Ecuador 1

Ecuador got here near getting the draw it wanted to advance, however a purpose from Senegal heart again Kalidou Koulibaly put — and saved — Senegal forward. Senegal will advance to the Round of 16 because the runner-up in Group A and play England.

Ecuador vs. Senegal Highlights | 2022 FIFA World Cup

Ecuador vs. Senegal Highlights | 2022 FIFA World Cup

Ecuador and Senegal confronted off of their third matches of the 2022 FIFA World Cup group stage.

England 3, Wales 0

It seemed prefer it was going to be one other scoreless outing for England earlier than Marcus Rashford obtained issues going. It did not take lengthy for Phil Foden so as to add the decisive second. England will advance to the knockout stage because the winners of Group B and play Senegal.

Wales vs. England Highlights | 2022 FIFA World Cup

Wales vs. England Highlights | 2022 FIFA World Cup

Wales and England confronted off of their third matches of the 2022 FIFA World Cup.

United States 1, Iran 0

The People had two choices on Tuesday: win or go residence. They selected “win,” and superior to the Round of 16 because the runner-up. They’re going to play the winners of Group A, the Netherlands, within the knockout stage.

Iran vs. United States Highlights | 2022 FIFA World Cup

Iran vs. United States Highlights | 2022 FIFA World Cup

America and Iran confronted off in a must-win scenario for the US.

GOAL OF THE DAY

Marcus Rashford froze Wales’ defenders together with his pace and dribbling. He had two on the evening.

ASSIST OF THE DAY

Harry Kane is thought for his goalscoring, however the large striker may also maintain up the ball and play crosses into the field — simply ask Phil Foden, who was the beneficiary of Kane’s low-driven, curved cross on Tuesday.

MUST-SEE MOMENT

Since he was an adolescent, Pulisic has had the load of expectations on his shoulders. On Tuesday, he delivered with the purpose that despatched america to the knockout stage for the primary time since 2014.

If solely he obtained the chance to have a good time.

Tunisia vs. France, 10 a.m. ET on *FOX

France already secured its spot within the knockout stage; all it wants is a win or a tie in opposition to Tunisia to clinch the highest spot within the group. If Tunisia manages to upset France, it will possibly qualify, however provided that Denmark beats or ties with Australia. In each eventualities, Tunisia would wish to win the tiebreaker with Denmark.

Australia vs. Denmark, 10 a.m. ET on *FS1

If Australia wins, it is in. The identical goes for Denmark, until Tunisia beats France. The benefit that Australia has is that it will possibly nonetheless advance with a tie — Denmark can not.

Saudi Arabia vs. Mexico, 2 p.m. ET on *FS1

All Saudi Arabia wants is a win in opposition to Mexico to qualify for the Round of 16 due to its exceptional upset win in opposition to Argentina in its group stage opener.

Mexico can advance with a win, however provided that Poland beats Argentina; a Mexico win and a attract Poland-Argentina would ship it to a tiebreaker with Argentina, who presently have a 3 purpose benefit in purpose differential over El Tri. Something lower than a win would eradicate Mexico from the event.

Poland vs. Argentina, 2 p.m. ET on *FOX

Argentina wants a win to routinely advance to the Round of 16. It might additionally advance with a tie until Saudi Arabia beats Mexico. A loss would eradicate Argentina.

Poland would not want a win to advance. It might advance with a loss if Mexico and Saudi Arabia tie. If Poland loses and one among Mexico or Saudi Arabia win, Poland would enter a tiebreaker with the winner based mostly on purpose differential. Poland can keep away from all of this and win Group C if it beats Argentina.

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