Qatar 2022: It’s Do-or-Die for Senegal
African champions, Senegal are set to take on Ecuador in a match they must win to progress to the knockout stage.
Ecuador, who already have four points will qualify with a draw, but Senegal must win as they have only three points.
Netherlands will take on Qatar in a match a draw will be enough to see them through, but they have to win to guarantee themselves the top spot in their group.
Gustavo Alfaro, Ecuador’s coach has urged his boys to make it their best World Cup.
On his part, Senegal coach, Aliou Cisse told his boys not to over think, but to keep a cool head.
Senegal and Ecuador are meeting for the first time at the World Cup, but Senegal have never defeated a South American opponent. In 2002 when they reached the quarter final, they drew 3-3 with Uruguay in their last group match and lost 1-0 to Colombia in their last group match at the last edition in Russia.