England crashed out of the continued FIFA World Cup 2022, shedding 1-2 towards England of their quarter-final fixture on the Al Bayt Stadium in Qatar. In what turned out to be a closely-fought encounter, France took the lead within the Seventeenth-minute after an extended vary purpose by Aurelien Tchouameni. Harry Kane equalised for England within the 54th-minute by a penalty, after which Oliver Giroud restored his aspect’s lead with a header within the 78th-minute. Kane obtained an opportunity to equalise as soon as once more as England had been awarded one other penalty, however the Tottenham ahead might sky his effort above the crossbar.
After England’s exit, captain Harry Kane took to social media with a particular message for followers and he thanked everybody for his or her help. “Absolutely gutted. We’ve given it everything and it’s come down to a small detail which I take responsibility for. There’s no hiding from it, it hurts and it’ll take some time to get over it but that’s part of sport”, he wrote.
“Now it’s about using the experience to be mentally and physically stronger for the next challenge. Thanks for all the support throughout the tournament – it means a lot”, he additional added.
This can be the seventh time England have been eradicated from the quarter-final levels of the World Cup, greater than every other aspect within the match’s historical past. Meanwhile, France have reached the World Cup semi-final for the seventh time, whereas that is the primary time they’ve finished so in consecutive editions of the match since 1982/1986.
After the match, England supervisor Gareth Southgate additionally gave an enormous replace about his future. “I’ve got to be sure that whatever decision I make is the right one. I think it’s right to take a bit of time to do that because I know in the past how my feelings have fluctuated in the immediate aftermath of tournaments”, he stated.