1966 World Cup winners, the Three Lions of England made sure they mauled their neighbors, the Dragons of Wales in their most recent encounter.
Marcus Rashford‘s double and Phil Foden‘s debut goal in a world cup tournament made sure the 2018 semi-finalists finished as the winners of Group B.
After a drab first half that finished goalless, England fired all cylinders in the second half of the game.
First, a stunning freekick from Marcus Rashford opened the scoring and quickly annihilated any hopes of the Welsh national team qualifying for the next round of the competition.
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98 seconds after the first goal went in, Phil Foden benefited from captain Harry Kane‘s assist. The second goal confirmed that England will finish as the winners of the group and would advertently make Wales’ task of reaching the next round herculean.
Rashford scored his second goal and third in the tournament so far to give England their third goal for the night before he was taken off.
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Here is how Group B finished.
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