Senegal vs Netherlands - Today Match Results Summary - Great Winning Strategy

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The Netherlands leads that group after escaping Al Thumama Stadium as 2-0 winners over Senegal. FIFA World Cup 2022 Highlights

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The Netherlands left it late to snatch a 2-0 victory over Senegal in their Group A World Cup match, in a game that was high in industry but largely lacking quality.

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The Netherlands, by marginal amounts, had the best of an evenly matched, fluid first half, despite Watford star Ismaila Sarr sending in a cracking curling shot for Senegal in the 24th minute that was deflected wide.

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In the final seconds of injury time, in the 99th minute, Davy Klaassen assured that the Dutch would stay atop Group A with Ecuador

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The sides had struggled to break the deadlock, with the Dutch failing to produce an effort on target from seven attempts.

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Senegal, without injured talisman Sadio Mane, went close in response through Bamba Dieng but Klaassen slotted an injury-time second to seal the points.

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Group A: Cody Gakpo and Davy Klaassen got the goals as the Nethlands left it late to secure victory over Senegal, the African champions. Jonathan Wilson reports from the Al Thumama Stadium.

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So the Netherlands mark their return to the World Cup after eight years with a win. Senegal weren’t at their best, but they should find easier opposition in Ecuador and Qatar in their remaining group fixtures.

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