The African Nations champion qualifies with the Netherlands, after overcoming Ecuador
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The group stage has already ended for the first group of the World Cup currently held in the State of Qatar, where the Senegalese team faced its counterpart Ecuador, where the African champion succeeded in achieving a precious victory and scooping three points of utmost importance, enabling Senegal to rise and qualify for the next round of major competitions Where he achieved victory with two goals against a goal in a match that was difficult for both teams, especially the Senegal national team, which was looking for victory and nothing else, because a tie would certainly have been in the interest of the Ecuadorian national team.
On the other hand, there is a great shock to the Ecuadorian players and also their fans because of their team's exit from the group stage after presenting a distinguished level during the past three matches, whether in front of the Qatari team in the opening of the tournament or even in front of the Netherlands national team. But that did not happen and the team left the competition.
It is noteworthy that the Senegalese team took the initiative before the end of the events of the first half, as the team succeeded in advancing and scoring the first goals through its distinguished player Ismaila Sarr, who scored the goal through a penalty kick in the 44th minute and before entering the locker rooms, and with the start of the events of the second half The Ecuador national team pressed until it equalized in the 67th minute through Brighton midfielder Moses Caicedo through a contribution from Felix Torres, but the Senegalese players did not calm down until the winning goal was scored by Chelsea's English defense Kalidou Coulibaly in the 70th minute of the match, raising Senegal's balance to the sixth point. In second place, while Ecuador is in third place with four points.