England manager Gareth Southgate will lead the “Roaring Lions” squad against Senegal. In the 2022 World Cup round of 16, the last 16 teams will return on Sunday, December 4th (2:00 a.m. time in Thailand).
In the final game of the group stage, England produced a superb 3-0 win over Wales and the player who was highly praised was Manchester United striker Marcus Rashford who came on. First match and scored 2 goals
The “Red Devils” star has been cheered by the city’s elite football fans. Should have another chance to start in the game against Senegal and here are 10 stats that show he deserves this opportunity.
1. Rashford is in excellent form, scoring 3 goals to lead the 2022 World Cup top scorer along with Kylian Mbappe (France), Cody Kakpo (Netherlands), Alvaro. Morata (Spain) and Ener Valencia (Ecuador), with the latter already eliminated in the first round.
2. Rashford averages one goal every 36 minutes on a World Cup pitch. This is a ratio above all players who play more than 1 game.
3. The 25-year-old striker has scored three goals in the World Cup. Equal to the number that former England and Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney can do
4. Rashford is the first Manchester United player to score three goals in a single major tournament since Bobby Charlton in the 1966 World Cup.
5. Rashford’s free-kick against Wales was the first free-kick scored in the 2022 World Cup, and the only free-kick scored by England since Kieran Trippier against Croatia in the 2018 World Cup semi-finals. Winner
6. Rashford is second only to Cody Kakpo, the Netherlands national team winger. with turning the opportunity into a goal in this World Cup
7. Rashford averages five shots on target per game, more than any other player at the 2022 World Cup.
8. Rashford is a Manchester United player with the most successful dribbles this season (18).
9. Rashford led Manchester United’s top scorer this season before the World Cup after scoring 8 goals in all competitions.
10. In the Premier League this season, Rashford has had more shots than any other Manchester United player (32).