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World Cup: Senegal and the United States come out of the hens, Frappart still in history ... the highlights of this Tuesday

2022-11-29T22:39:54.845Z

Find all the World Cup news from this Tuesday, November 29, at D-1 from Tunisia-France. Seeds of the day: the Netherlands and England in the lead The Netherlands had no problem getting rid of Qatar. A 2-0 victory thanks to goals from Codie Gakpo (27th) and Frenkie de Jong (49th) against the host country, which ends with a zero point. A success that ensures the Dutch first place in this group A. To discover Download the Le Figaro Sport application and follow the adventure of the Bl



Seeds of the day: the Netherlands and England in the lead

The Netherlands had no problem getting rid of Qatar.

A 2-0 victory thanks to goals from Codie Gakpo (27th) and Frenkie de Jong (49th) against the host country, which ends with a zero point.

A success that ensures the Dutch first place in this group A.

To discover

  • Download the Le Figaro Sport application and follow the adventure of the Blues in Qatar

  • World Cup: group classification

  • Full World Cup match schedule

The same is true for England.

The English showed no mercy to their Welsh neighbours.

A double from Marcus Rashford (50th, 68th) and a goal from Phil Foden (51st) allowed the Three Lions to win 3-0 and confirm this first place in group B. Wales eliminated.

Marcus Rashford now has three goals in this World Cup.

PAUL ELLIS / AFP

Read alsoWarm atmosphere, trompe-l'oeil English… Favorites and scratches after Wales-England

The qualifiers of the day: Senegal and the United States will see the eighth

In a match rich in emotions between Senegal and Ecuador, it is the Lions of Teranga who emerge victorious.

A 2-1 success for Aliou Cissé's men who took second place in group A. 20 years later, Senegal passed the pools for the second time in its history.

Ecuador finished third in the group.

In a historic match, the Americans withstood the pressure.

Thanks to a goal from Christian Pulisic shortly before the break (40th), "Team USA" defeated "Team Melli" and took second place in Group B, synonymous with qualification.

Iran third in this group B.

The United States qualified for the eighth.

WOLFGANG RATTAY / PANORAMIC

Read alsoUS courage, whistled anthem, Iranian madness… The favorites and claws of our special correspondent after Iran-USA

The cocorico moment of the day: Frappart still in history

Stéphanie Frappart never stops collecting the first ones.

The first female referee in French and European competitions, she will now be the first to officiate as central referee during a men's World Cup match.

The French referee will officiate during the match between Germany and Costa Rica, this Thursday at 8 p.m.

With the Rwandan Salima Mukansanga and the Japanese Yoshimi Yamashita, they are three women to officiate as main referee during this World Cup.

Read alsoWorld Cup: Stéphanie Frappart will become the first woman to referee in the competition

The scratch of the day: Croatian supporters suspected of xenophobia

During the match between Croatia and Canada, won 4-1 by the Europeans, Croatian fans allegedly uttered racist insults against the Canadian goalkeeper, Milan Borjan, born in Croatia but who has Serbian dual nationality.

Fifa has opened disciplinary proceedings against the Croatian Football Federation (HNS).

FIFA's decision follows the "

discriminatory and xenophobic behavior of some Croatian fans during the match with Canada and due to banners with the same content

," the Croatian federation said in a statement.

Read alsoWorld Cup: disciplinary proceedings against Croatia for xenophobia

Quote of the day: “I was not allowed to be on the pitch”

The imbroglio continues around the affair concerning André Onana, the Cameroonian goalkeeper.

Suspended for “

indiscipline

” according to the coach, the doorman of Inter Milan defended himself through a press release.

"

I was not allowed to be on the ground

", explains André Onana, ensuring that he "

always behaved appropriately

".

I put all my effort and energy into untying the ties of an ambiguous situation.

»

Read alsoWorld Cup: dismissed, Cameroonian Onana claims to have "behaved appropriately"

The Blues news of the day: "No preference" for Tchouameni in the round of 16

If the Blues face Tunisia this Wednesday at 4 p.m., they are also guaranteed to play in the round of 16.

Which will be played on Saturday or Sunday, depending on the result of the last group match.

If the French do not yet know the date of this first knockout match, they do not know their opponent either.

However, the identity of the adversary does not matter, according to Aurélien Tchouaméni.

There is no preference.

There are bound to be the best teams in the round of 16.

You have no right to hide.

After a while, you will necessarily have the big teams.

Argentina, Poland, Mexico

: we will be ready.

»

To read alsoFind the full press conference of Aurélien Tchouameni on D-1 of Tunisia-France here.

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Source: lefigaro

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