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2022 World Cup: Dia, Diedhiou, Dieng Score As Senegal Edge Qatar

2022 World Cup: Dia, Diedhiou, Dieng Score As Senegal Edge Qatar

Senegal have brighten their chances of qualifying to the next round of the 2022 World Cup after they defeated host, Qatar 3-1 on Friday.

The Lions of Teranga who lost their opening game 2-0 to Netherlands, showed the hunger and determination to overcome Qatar.

However, Senegal took the lead in the 41st minute thanks to a brilliant goal from Boulaye Dia to silenced the vociferous supporters.

The team wasted no time in the second half as they netted the second goal in the 48th through Famara Diedhiou.

Qatar could have reduced the scoreline to 2-1 in the 66th minute after Ismail Mohamad header failed to beat Senegal goalkeeper, Edouard Mendy.

Mohammed Muntari, however, gave Qatar hope when he netted in the 78th minute to the delight of the home supporters.

The Senegalese took the game beyond the reach of Qatar when Bamba Dieng made it 3-1 in the 84th minute.

All efforts by Qatar to pick something out of the game proved abortive as Senegal wrapped up their first three points at the 2022 World Cup.

The team will next face Ecuador in their final Group A game while Qatar tackle Netherlands.

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