Senegal

Senegal

2nd in FIFA World Cup

World Cup last 16: Why every team that escaped the group stage will, won't win it all in Qatar World Cup last 16: Why every team that escaped the group stage will, won't win it all in Qatar

As teams secure their spots in the knockout stage, we break down their strengths and weaknesses when it comes to winning it all.

Netherlands and England progress, Pulisic injured scoring Netherlands and England progress, Pulisic injured scoring

The European heavyweights finish atop their groups, with Senegal advancing to meet England next while Christian Pulisic sends the USMNT into the knockout stages.

Ogden names Senegal, not Netherlands, the best in Group A Ogden names Senegal, not Netherlands, the best in Group A

Mark Ogden explains why he think Senegal are the stronger of the two sides to advance from Group A at the World Cup.

Senegal advance as Kalidou Koulibaly turns the tie to send Ecuador home Senegal advance as Kalidou Koulibaly turns the tie to send Ecuador home

Senegal beat Ecuador to seal a spot in the World Cup's round of 16, but needed their captain to turn things around with 20 minutes left.

Kalidou Koulibaly strike sends Senegal into last 16 with win over Ecuador Kalidou Koulibaly strike sends Senegal into last 16 with win over Ecuador

Kalidou Koulibaly's second-half strike earned Senegal a 2-1 win against Ecuador that sent the African team into the last 16 of the World Cup.

Who is Africa's greatest World Cup team, and can a squad in Qatar go one better? Who is Africa's greatest World Cup team, and can a squad in Qatar go one better?

ESPN assesses the golden generations that could stake a claim to being Africa's top World Cup team -- until a side reaches the semifinals, anyway.

World Cup fan costumes: Mexico, Japan, Netherlands and US supporters go all-out World Cup fan costumes: Mexico, Japan, Netherlands and US supporters go all-out

We've seen an astounding array of costumes and fancy dress worn by fans of every team at the World Cup, with some truly sensational outfits spotted.

Qatar's World Cup hopes end with defeat to Senegal, and they'll know they should have done better Qatar's World Cup hopes end with defeat to Senegal, and they'll know they should have done better

Qatar have made history in being the World Cup hosts eliminated earliest. It will sting a team that clearly didn't show their best.

Qatar on brink of World Cup exit in loss to Senegal Qatar on brink of World Cup exit in loss to Senegal

Senegal strikers Boulaye Dia, Famara Diedhiou and Bamba Dieng scored to secure a deserved 3-1 victory over Qatar.

World Cup goal music: Every team's song choices in Qatar, with Gala's 'Freed From Desire' topping the chart World Cup goal music: Every team's song choices in Qatar, with Gala's 'Freed From Desire' topping the chart

England fans aren't the only ones who will be dancing to 90s classic "Freed From Desire" when their national team scores a goal at the World Cup.

FIFA World Cup: Senegal, Morocco, Tunisia, Ghana, Cameroon story so far FIFA World Cup: Senegal, Morocco, Tunisia, Ghana, Cameroon story so far

Africa's five representatives at the FIFA World Cup have made a slow start, but it hasn't all been doom and gloom for them in Qatar.

Why have the matches at the 2022 World Cup been so long? Here's the reason for all the added time Why have the matches at the 2022 World Cup been so long? Here's the reason for all the added time

The first four World Cup games had a total of 65 minutes added to them by the officials, including 14 minutes in the first half of England vs. Iran.

What was behind Mendy's poor game vs. Netherlands? What was behind Mendy's poor game vs. Netherlands?

Gab Marcotti react to the Netherlands' 2-0 win over Senegal in their World Cup opener.

Netherlands edge Senegal as Dutch prodigy Cody Gakpo shines in World Cup debut Netherlands edge Senegal as Dutch prodigy Cody Gakpo shines in World Cup debut

Louis van Gaal's Netherlands beat Aliou Cisse's Senegal in their opening fixture, but both look unconvincing to go deep in the World Cup.

Cody Gakpo strikes as Netherlands claim late win over Senegal at World Cup Cody Gakpo strikes as Netherlands claim late win over Senegal at World Cup

Netherlands secured a 2-0 victory over Group A opponents Senegal in their 2022 World Cup opener on Monday.

Pele's prediction: Is it finally Africa's turn to win the World Cup? Pele's prediction: Is it finally Africa's turn to win the World Cup?

"An African nation will win the World Cup before the year 2000," Pele declared in 1977. Can an African team do it in Qatar, albeit 22 years late?

Senegal will miss Sadio Mane on their World Cup journey, but don't count them out Senegal will miss Sadio Mane on their World Cup journey, but don't count them out

Senegal's World Cup hopes took a hit with the injury to talisman Sadio Mane. Can this squad rally and get a result vs. the Dutch on Monday?

Sadio Mane and the curse of Africa's Footballer of the Year Sadio Mane and the curse of Africa's Footballer of the Year

Maybe the World Cup build-up wouldn't truly be the World Cup build-up without a 'will he, won't he' injury saga.

African World Cup stars you don't yet know: Is Iliman Ndiaye the Senegal striker to replace Sadio Mane? African World Cup stars you don't yet know: Is Iliman Ndiaye the Senegal striker to replace Sadio Mane?

Africa's World Cup squads, drawn from disparate leagues and nations, are full of players with great backstories and unlikely routes to the top.

Africa's World Cup squads - talking points and unanswered questions Africa's World Cup squads - talking points and unanswered questions

Africa's five World Cup-bound sides have announced their squads, but none of the quintet have enjoyed a smooth ride in finalising their rosters.

Senegal striker Sadio Mane ruled out for World Cup with injury Senegal striker Sadio Mane ruled out for World Cup with injury

Senegal striker Sadio Mane out of World Cup with injury

ESPN FC World Cup Rank: The 50 best footballers of Qatar 2022 ESPN FC World Cup Rank: The 50 best footballers of Qatar 2022

Welcome to World Cup Rank. With the tournament about to kick off, we've asked our experts to rank the 50 best players featuring at Qatar 2022.

Senegal's Sadio Mane to miss 'first World Cup' matches with injury - official Senegal's Sadio Mane to miss 'first World Cup' matches with injury - official

Senegal's Sadio Mane will miss the "first games" at the World Cup because of an injury, a Senegal football federation board member said Tuesday.

Sadio Mane selected in Senegal's World Cup squad amid injury concerns Sadio Mane selected in Senegal's World Cup squad amid injury concerns

Sadio Mane has been named in Senegal's squad for the World Cup despite injury concerns after he was hurt playing for Bayern Munich.

A history of Africa's most (in)famous World Cup kits - Where will the 2022 jerseys fit? A history of Africa's most (in)famous World Cup kits - Where will the 2022 jerseys fit?

Africa's World Cup kits have been diverse over the years, with some ranking among the most iconic in football, and others best resigned to the bin.

World Cup Standings

# TEAM GP GD PTS
1 Netherlands 3 +4 7
2 Senegal 3 +1 6
3 Ecuador 3 +1 4
4 Qatar 3 -6 0
Full Standings

Team Leaders

Top Scorers

# Player Goals M A
3 Kalidou Koulib.. 1 3 0
18 Ismaïla Sarr 1 3 0
9 Boulaye Dia 1 3 0

Top Assists

# Player Assists M G
14 Ismail Jakobs 1 3 0
13 Iliman Ndiaye 1 2 0
3 Kalidou Koulib.. 0 3 1