2 months ago
2 months ago
On Tuesday night in Qatar, Marcus Rashford was the star of England's crushing 3-0 victory over Wales, which advanced the Three Lions to the round of 16. Wayne Rooney lauded Rashford's performance after his former Manchester United colleague motivated England to victory against Wales.
As the Three Lions destroyed their neighbors 3-0 in Qatar to win Group B, Rashford struck twice in the second half. In the round of 16, Senegal will be the opponent for Gareth Southgate's team thanks to an outstanding second half.
Rashford was the star of that display. He scored twice, the second sneaking through Danny Ward's legs to make it 3-0 after Phil Foden's easy tap-in.
Rashford had had two other excellent opportunities to score in each half.
After the game ended in Doha, England's all-time leading scorer Rooney was the first to praise Rashford. Indeed, England. decent boys. @MarcusRashford put on a terrific performance, he tweeted with three clapping emojis.
Rio Ferdinand, a former England and United defender, was another well-known person to compliment Rashford's performance after he had started the first two games as a substitute.
He noted on the BBC that "all of this originates from one element—working hard and going back to the fundamentals. Off the ball pressing, he appeared unhappy for some time. When Marcus Rashford is confident, hardworking, and happy, he can be a lethal player. Game-changer.
And Ash [Williams] said he looked terrifying each time he has faced the full-back today. He has the speed to get past you, the creativity, and finishing ability, so as a defender you get us in one-on-one situations.