WC 2022 highlights: Senegal show strength with 3-1 win against Qatar

That 2022 FIFA World Cup continued on Friday with Senegal claiming a 3-1 victory over Qatar at the Al-Thumama Stadium in Qatar. The strong second half propelled Senegal as they scored two goals in the second half and ultimately won by the same amount and captured a well-deserved three points.

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

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Qatar vs Senegal Highlights | 2022 FIFA World Cup

Qatar vs Senegal Highlights |  2022 FIFA World Cup

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

Here are the best plays.

Qatar vs. Senegal

30′: What a pass!

This one-hop pass from Senegal goalkeeper Édouard Mendy to Ismalia Sarr was a beauty and led to a great chance for Senegal.

34′: Nothing to see here

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

41′: Goal! Senegal strikes first

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

Senegal’s Dia opens the scoring against Qatar

Senegal's Dia opens the scoring against 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 you use your head

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

2-0 Senegal.

Senegal’s Diédhiou heads for a 2-0 lead

Senegal's Diédhiou heads for a 2-0 lead

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

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 heads into the net to give Qatar their first goal at the 2022 World Cup!

2-1 Senegal

Muntari gives Qatar first goal in 2022 FIFA World Cup

Muntari gives Qatar first goal in 2022 FIFA World Cup

Qatar’s Mohammed Muntari heads the ball into the net to cut Senega’s lead to 2-1 in the 78th minute.

84′: Goal! Senegal responds!

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

Senegal 3-1

Dieng goal helps Senegal extend lead

Dieng goal helps Senegal extend lead

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

Setting the scene

Both teams are aiming to bounce back after falling short in their last group stage outings.

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