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Senegal beat home team Qatar 3-1 in their Group A match at the FIFA World Cup 2022 on Friday. This is Qatar’s second consecutive defeat in this tournament. They were defeated by Ecuador in the first match. Boulay Dia, Famara Didhio and Bamba Dieng scored for Senegal. Mohammad Muntari scored the lone goal for Qatar in the 78th minute.
After the result of this match, Senegal is third in Group A with one win and one loss. Qatar is in the last place after two defeats in two matches. In Group A, Netherlands and Ecuador are at the first and second position with 3-3 points after winning 1-1 matches.
This is how the first goal happened
Senegal’s forward player Boulay Dia scored a brilliant goal in the 41st minute. Krapin Diata tried to cross near the goal post, while the ball went to Boualem Khaukhi of Qatar, but he could not control the ball. The ball came to Boulay Diya and he scored the goal from the goalkeeper.
Wearing the number 9 jersey, Dia is playing in place of injured player and captain Sadio Mane.
The second goal came in the 48th minute
Famara Didio scored the second goal for Senegal in the 48th minute. Jacobs of Senegal takes the corner kick and fires straight at Didio. Taking advantage of the opportunity, Famara Didhio scored with a superb header.
Famara Didhio scored early in the second half.
Muntari scored Qatar’s first goal
After trailing 1-0 in the first half, Qatar conceded another goal early in the second half. Qatar started attacking after this. Thanks to the attack, Mohammad Muntari put the ball into the net in the 78th minute after a brilliant cross from fellow player.
Muntari scored with a header in the 78th minute.
Senegal scored the third goal in the 84th minute.
Senegal’s Bamba Dieng scored Senegal’s third goal in the 84th minute of the match. He stood at the right place at the right time. The cross came in inside the box and he easily scored with his right foot.
This was the first goal of 20-year-old Bamba Dieng in the World Cup.
Senegal dominated from the first half
The home team Qatar looked under pressure throughout the match. The fans sitting in the stadium cheered and motivated them, but Senegal dominated the match. In the first half, Senegal made 7 shots, of which 3 were on target. At the same time, Qatar could hit only 2 shots and both were off target. During this, 55% of the possession in the match was with Senegal and 45% with Qatar. Both the teams got 3-3 yellow cards in the entire match.
home team fade game
Qatar looked scattered throughout the match. The team was neither able to attack nor defend. After defending in the first half, they attacked in the second half. There were also chances to score goals, but they could not capitalize on the opportunities and could score only one goal. Qatar had to face a 2-0 defeat to Ecuador in the first match of the group stage. The team has to play the last match of the group stage against the Netherlands on 29 November.
Now see the points table of Group A
Starting XI of Qatar and Senegal
Qatar: (5-3-2) Meshal Barsham (goalkeeper), Pedro Miguel, Ismail Mohamed, Boualem Khoukhi, Abdelkarim Hassan, Homam Ahmed, Karim Boudiaf, Asim Madibo, Hassan Al Haydos (captain), Almoez Ali, Akram Afif.
Senegal: (4-4-2) Edouard Mendy (goalkeeper), Youssef Sabli, Kalidou Coulibaly (captain), Ismail Jacobs, Abdou Diallo, Idris Gooyee, Nampalis Mendy, Crepin Diata, Bailay Diaya, Ismail Sarr and Famara Didhio.