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England, USA advance to World Cup round of 16

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The Three Lions of England have advanced to the knockout stages of the 2022 FIFA World Cup holding in Qatar.

England reached the round of 16 after they defeated Wales 3-0 in their final group game on Tuesday night.

A brace by Marcus Rashford and a goal by Phil Foden sealed the win to set up a last-16 clash with Senegal, who earlier on Tuesday, defeated Ecuador 2-1 to also advance.

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In the other Group B clash, USA defeated Iran 1-0 to also advance to the knockout stages, where they will face Netherlands who finished top of group A.

A first-half goal by Christian Pulisic made the difference as it sent the Americans to the second round as runners-up of Group B.

USA had started their campaign with a draw against Wales, going on to play another draw against England in the second game and finishing off with a win over Iran.

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