FIFA World Cup 2022: Live scores, results, latest news, France v Poland, England v Senegal

World Cup 2022 scores:

Australia 1-2 Argentina (Argentina into quarter-finals)

Netherlands 3-1 USA (Netherlands into quarter-finals)


– Nick Parker and Robin Perrie, The Sun

Three Lions skipper Harry Kane has declared himself fit – and raring to go for his first goals of the World Cup.

Kane was top scorer at the 2018 tournament in Russia but is yet to hit the target in Qatar.

The striker, who turned provider as England battled through their opening three matches, now hopes to open the floodgates against Senegal in the round of 16.

He said: “I would love to be sitting here with two or three goals, for sure, but the group games have gone well.

“The games have not been too physical and going into the knockout stages I feel really good – fit and sharp and as match-fit as I will ever feel.”

There have been concerns over Kane’s fitness since he went down injured in England’s opening 6-2 win against Iran. He played the full 90 minutes against the USA but was withdrawn after 58 minutes against Wales as England won 3-0.

Manager Gareth Southgate also will not be surprised if Harry, 29, opens his account in the knockout game against the African Nations champs scheduled for 6am AEDT.

Harry’s last goal was against Germany in the Nations League at Wembley in September.

But Gareth insisted: “With Harry, you know the goals are coming. So the longer the period without them, then you know they’re coming pretty soon.’’

Southgate assured anxious fans that the squad have been preparing intensively in case of a dreaded penalty shootout.

England – which suffered spot-kick heartbreak at the Euro 2020 final at Wembley last year – has won just three out of ten in tournaments.

But Gareth said: “We are prepared and we’ve had a process we’ve ­followed.

“We’ve done that over the last few months but there’s so many other aspects to the game you’ve got to get right.

“We’re aiming to win the game and avoid extra-time and avoid penalties.

“But if we need to go 120 minutes or to go beyond that, we need to be ready mentally and physically – and I believe we are.”

England reached the semi-finals four years ago and finished runners-up at Euro 2020, and got off to a fine start in Qatar by winning Group B.

And they believe they can win the tournament in Qatar to finally end their agonising wait for a first major trophy since the 1966 World Cup.

“That is not being over-confident, that is being humble enough to see what goes on in our training and how the staff prepare, and believing in ourselves too,” said defender John Stones.

Originally published as FIFA World Cup 2022: Live scores, results, latest news from Qatar

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