Senegal qualify for the 2022 World Cup and beat Egypt

29 March, 2022
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Senegal qualify for the 2022 World Cup and beat Egypt

Senegal snatched the qualification card for the Qatar 2022 World Cup, after defeating Egypt, in the match that brought them together this evening, Tuesday, 3/1 with penalty kicks, in the second leg of the World Cup qualifying round.

 

The original and extra time of the match ended with the Teranga Lions winning by a clean goal, bringing the total of the two matches, home and away, to 1-1.

 

Senegal's only goal in the match came in the 4th minute, through (Boulai Dia), after he took advantage of a rebound from Ahmed Fattouh, the Egyptian player.

 

The match witnessed a great advantage from the Senegalese side, after its success in reaching the goal of Mohamed El-Shennawy on more than one occasion.

 

Mohamed El-Shennawy scored three goals in the first and second overtime periods in particular.

On the other hand, the first half of the match between Egypt and Senegal witnessed the injury of the two Pharaohs, Omar Jaber and Rami Rabia, forcing Carlos Queiroz to push Ayman Ashraf and Imam Ashour.

 

Hamdi Fathi also suffered a severe head injury, in the extra second half, and Mahmoud Alaa was paid instead.

 

As for the penalty shoot-out, Senegal scored: (Ismaila Sarr - Diane - Sadio Mane), while the Teranga Lions missed: (Kalidou Koulibaly - Salio Cisse).

 

While the Egyptian national team scored a penalty kick: (Amr Al-Sulayya -) and lost to the Pharaohs: (Mohamed Salah - Ahmed Sayed Zizou - Mostafa Mohamed).

 

Senegal has reached the World Cup twice in its history, the first in 2002 in the edition that was held in Korea and Japan, and the second time in the last World Cup in Russia 2018.

 


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