World Cup 2022 scores:
Australia 1-2 Argentina (Argentina into quarter-finals)
Netherlands 3-1 USA (Netherlands into quarter-finals)
KANE FIT, READY TO BREAK GOAL DROUGHT
– Nick Parker and Robin Perrie, The Solar
Three Lions skipper Harry Kane has declared himself match – and raring to go for his first targets of the World Cup.
Kane was high scorer on the 2018 event in Russia however is but to hit the goal in Qatar.
The striker, who turned supplier as England battled via their opening three matches, now hopes to open the floodgates in opposition to Senegal within the spherical of 16.
He mentioned: “I might like to be sitting right here with two or three targets, for certain, however the group video games have gone nicely.
“The video games haven’t been too bodily and going into the knockout phases I really feel actually good – match and sharp and as match-fit as I’ll ever really feel.”
There have been considerations over Kane’s health since he went down injured in England’s opening 6-2 win in opposition to Iran. He performed the total 90 minutes in opposition to the USA however was withdrawn after 58 minutes in opposition to Wales as England received 3-0.
Supervisor Gareth Southgate additionally is not going to be stunned if Harry, 29, opens his account within the knockout recreation in opposition to the African Nations champs scheduled for 6am AEDT.
Harry’s final purpose was in opposition to Germany within the Nations League at Wembley in September.
However Gareth insisted: “With Harry, you understand the targets are coming. So the longer the interval with out them, then you understand they’re coming fairly quickly.’’
Southgate assured anxious followers that the squad have been making ready intensively in case of a dreaded penalty shootout.
England – which suffered spot-kick heartbreak on the Euro 2020 remaining at Wembley final 12 months – has received simply three out of ten in tournaments.
However Gareth mentioned: “We’re ready and we’ve had a course of we’ve adopted.
“We’ve completed that over the previous couple of months however there’s so many different elements to the sport you’ve received to get proper.
“We’re aiming to win the sport and keep away from extra-time and keep away from penalties.
“But when we have to go 120 minutes or to transcend that, we should be prepared mentally and bodily – and I imagine we’re.”
England reached the semi-finals 4 years in the past and completed runners-up at Euro 2020, and received off to a high-quality begin in Qatar by successful Group B.
And so they imagine they’ll win the event in Qatar to lastly finish their agonising anticipate a primary main trophy because the 1966 World Cup.
“That isn’t being over-confident, that’s being humble sufficient to see what goes on in our coaching and the way the workers put together, and believing in ourselves too,” mentioned defender John Stones.
Initially printed as FIFA World Cup 2022: Reside scores, outcomes, newest information from Qatar