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

The 2022 FIFA World Cup continued on Friday with Senegal earning a 3-1 win over Qatar at Al-Thumama Stadium in Qatar. The strong second half propelled Senegal as it scored two goals in the second half, ultimately winning by the same number and capturing a well-earned three points.

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

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Qatar vs Senegal Highlights | 2022 FIFA World Cup

After not scoring in its first match, Senegal delivered three goals to outpace Qatar and earn its first three points of the 2022 World Cup.

Here are the top plays.

Qatar vs. Senegal

30′: What a pass!

This pass from Senegal keeper Édouard Mendy on one bounce to Ismalia Sarr was a thing of beauty and led to a great chance for Senegal.

34′: Nothing to see here

Senegal forward Ismalia Sarr appeared to get taken out by Qatar defender Akram Afif but after a VAR review there was deemed to be no foul.

41′: Goal! Senegal strikes first

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

Senegal’s Dia opens scoring vs. Qatar

Senegal's Dia opens scoring vs.  Qatar

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

48′: Goal! Now that is using your head

Ismail Jakobs sends a cross over the middle and Famara Diédhiou does the rest, heading in the pass from the center of the box.

2-0 Senegal.

Senegal’s Diédhiou knocks in a header for a 2-0 lead

Senegal's Diédhiou knocks in a header 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 in front of the net for Qatar’s Ismail Mohammad to keep Senegal’s lead at 2-0.

78′: Goal! Qatar is on the board!

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

2-1 Senegal

Muntari gives Qatar first goal of 2022 FIFA World Cup

Muntari gives Qatar first goal of 2022 FIFA World Cup

Qatar’s Mohammed Muntari knocks a header into the back of the net to cut Senega’s lead to 2-1 in 78′.

84′: Goal! Senegal responds!

Bamba Dieng takes the pass from Iliman Ndiaye and laces the shot past Meshaal Barsham to help Senegal regain its two goal lead and ultimately the win by the same margin.

Senegal 3-1

Dieng goal helps Senegal widen the lead

Dieng goal helps Senegal widen the lead

Bamba Dieng takes the pass into the box and knocks it home giving Senegal a 3-1 lead in 84′.

Setting the stage

Both teams are aiming to bounce back after coming up short in their last group stage outing.

Stay tuned for updates!

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