Gareth Southgate’s men needed just a point to ensure top spot in the group - barring a huge goal swing from the USA. But, a brace from Marcus Rashford either side of a Phil Foden goal means England finish top.
It’s been a solid campaign for England despite clear fan frustration following the dull 0-0 draw against the USA. . But, the side, captained by Harry Kane finished group B with zero defeats, only two goals conceded whilst scoring nine.
The culmination of both Group A and B sets up a mouth watering tie pitting England against Senegal. Senegal finished second in Group A behind the Netherlands by just one point. Their most recent win was a 2-1 victory over Ecuador.
The African side were dealt a major blow before the tournament with the news that star man Sadio Mane would miss out through injury. But, despite him not being in Qatar, they still have a solid squad with the likes of Kalidou Koulibaly, Edouard Mendy and Ismaila Sarr.
When do England play Senegal?
England take on Senegal on Sunday, December 4. The game will kick off at 7pm UK time at the Al Bayt stadium.
Is England v Senegal on TV?
ITV and BBC have provided extensive coverage of the entire World Cup, and it is the former who will be showing the game. The game will be broadcast on ITV and ITV X.