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The problem with England’s greatest strength? Senegal also have it

Almost every night throughout this World Cup, the England squad have gathered together in a huge TV room, to watch the games and discuss what they see. They don’t sit in cliques but rather as one big group, Jack Grealish often bouncing around between people. It has struck staff how so few ever spend time sitting in their rooms on the PlayStations and instead spend time together.Brazil have most stood out for the players, and the general feeling is that if England are to actually win this World Cup then they will have to defeat Tite’s side. The squad...
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England have no ‘right or wrong’ team selection as Gareth Southgate talks up quality off bench

Gareth Southgate is embracing the increased expectations and selection headaches as England begin the World Cup 2022 knockout phase with a tough clash against Senegal.All eyes will be on cavernous Al Bayt Stadium on Sunday as the Group B winners play their first knockout match on the world stage since the agonising extra-time semi-final loss to Croatia in 2018.England built on that performance by winning bronze at the following year’s Nations League before going on a memorable run to last year’s European Championship final at Wembley.The heart-breaking penalty shootout defeat to Italy provides added motivation for Southgate’s players, who head...
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Senegal coach Aliou Cisse ill ahead of England World Cup match

Senegal head coach Aliou Cisse has been suffering with illness ahead of his country’s World Cup last-16 clash with England.The former Birmingham and Portsmouth man led Senegal to their maiden Africa Cup of Nations title earlier this year before guiding them out of the group stage of a World Cup for the first time since 2002.Twenty years ago Cisse was part of the squad which shocked holders France in the opening game before eventually losing to Turkey in the quarter-finals.The 46 year-old was missing from his media duties on Saturday, the day before the fixture against England in Al...
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Gareth Southgate embracing raised expectations as Senegal await for England

Gareth Southgate is embracing the increased expectations and selection headaches as England begin the World Cup knockout phase with a tough clash against Senegal. All eyes will be on cavernous Al Bayt Stadium on Sunday as the Group B winners play their first knockout match on the world stage since the agonising extra-time semi-final loss to Croatia in 2018.
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Senegal boss Aliou Cisse could miss England clash due to illness

Senegal head coach Aliou Cisse could miss their World Cup last-16 clash against England due to illness. The former Birmingham and Portsmouth man led Senegal to their maiden Africa Cup of Nations title earlier this year before guiding them out of the group stage of a World Cup for the first time since 2002.
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Soccer-Senegal seek to end African drought against England

ALL RAYYAN, Qatar (Reuters) – In a tournament packed with surprises, Senegal will try to add to the list of stunners in the Round of 16 on Sunday when they take on England, who have never lost to an African side. If Senegal are to pull off the shock...
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England vs Senegal predictions: Our experts on the score and style to expect

After beating Wales 3-0 to finish with the best record from the group stage, England will play their first knockout fixture of the World Cup today. They take on Africa Cup of Nations champions Senegal in the last 16 at 7pm GMT this evening. Senegal were predicted to be one...
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