England 3-0 Senegal: World Cup last-16 player ratings

Jude Bellingham was dominant in midfield with Harry Kane, Bukayo Saka and Phil Foden also outstanding in thumping win

England (4-3-3)

Jordan Pickford (GK) Responded brilliantly to keep England level during a rocky opening period. Always reliable during tournaments. 8

Kyle Walker (RB) Looked uncomfortable against Ismaïla Sarr at first. A worry before his meeting with Kylian Mbappé. 6

John Stones (CB) Crucial block denied Senegal the lead. Defended well but some of his passing was disappointing. 7

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Harry Maguire (CB) Iffy during the first half. Lack of pace exposed and poor distribution. Kept a clean sheet. 6

Luke Shaw (LB) Full of energy on the left. Quick to the ball and got into good positions. 7

Declan Rice (CM) A calm presence in front of the back four. Won possession and occasionally burst forward. 7

Jordan Henderson (CM) Justified his place by opening the scoring with a cool finish. His experience proved vital. 7

Jude Bellingham (CM) What a talent. Pressed, set up Henderson’s goal before brilliantly sparking the move for England’s second. 9

Bukayo Saka (RW) One sloppy moment gave Senegal a chance. But full of trickery and scored again. 8

Harry Kane (CF) Dropped deep to link play. Missed one chance but made it 2-0 in emphatic fashion. 8

Phil Foden (LW) Clever flick vital when England broke the deadlock. Lovely assists for Kane and Saka. 8

Substitutes: Marcus Rashford Almost made another goal for Kane after coming on; 6. Jack Grealish Had few chances to run at Senegal after his introduction; 6. Mason Mount Got a late runout after replacing Bellingham; 6. Eric Dier Introduced for Stones during the dying stages; 6. Kalvin Phillips Came on for Henderson late on. 6

Harry Kane scores Engand’s second goal.
Harry Kane scores Engand’s second goal. Photograph: Clive Brunskill/Getty Images

Senegal (4-2-3-1)

Édouard Mendy (GK) The Chelsea goalkeeper was unable to do anything about England’s goals. Defence left him exposed. 6

Youssouf Sabaly (RB) England’s opener came down his flank and he was overwhelmed by Bellingham before Kane’s goal. 5

Kalidou Koulibaly (CB) Chelsea man could not keep Kane under wraps. Weak when Foden made Saka’s goal. 5

Abdou Diallo (CB) Caught Kane with a crunching foul early on. He looked nervous and made several mistakes. 5

Ismail Jakobs (LB) Not alert enough to deny Henderson. Uncertain defensively and lost Saka when the winger scored. 4

Pathé Ciss (CM) Will have nightmares about his part in England’s second. Lost possession in a bad area. 4

Nampalys Mendy (CM) Came in for the suspended Idrissa Gueye. Neat passing but he could not handle Bellingham. 6

Krépin Diatta (RW) One cross unsettled England but the winger’s overall impact was minimal. Replaced at half-time. 5

Iliman Ndiaye (AM) Found it difficult to shake off Rice. Did not come out for the second half. 6

Ismaïla Sarr (LW) Menacing runs troubled Walker. But a glaring miss at 0-0 let England off the hook. 6

Boulaye Dia (CF) His pace unsettled Maguire and he was denied by Pickford when it was goalless. 6

Substitutes: Bamba Dieng Introduced at half-time, did little; 6. Pape Sarr Tottenham midfielder came on at half-time; 6. Pape Gueye Came on the for the sloppy Ciss at half-time; 6. Famara Diedhiou Replaced Dia when the game was dead; 6. Fodé Ballo-Touré Came on for Jakob in the 84th minute; 6.


Jacob Steinberg at Al Bayt Stadum

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