“I’ll Take Care of It”: On England’s World Cup quarterfinal loss to France: Harry Kane

Prior to Harry Kane’s missed penalty that cost England a spot in the semifinals. England manager Gareth Southgate offered his support. England captain Harry Kane accepted responsibility for the Three Lions’ defeat by France in the quarterfinals of the 2022 FIFA World Cup. Aurelien Tchouameni and Olivier Giroud scored goals to help. France defeats England 2-1 at Al Khor on Sunday and advanced to the FIFA World Cup 2022 semifinals.

In the match’s final few minutes, Kane had a chance to convert a penalty into an equalizer. But he missed what may have been the most important penalty of his team’s campaign. “Every four years there is a World Cup. Waiting takes a long time. I’m happy for the boys. “I’ll take responsibility for the small details, which came down to a great camp and World Cup.”

Prior to Harry Kane’s missed penalty that cost England a spot in the semifinals. England manager Gareth Southgate offered his support. Southgate stated that he would need some time to “review and reflect” after the World Cup defeat, with two years remaining on his contract. At the start of the match, France had a lot of possession of the ball. Star striker Kylian Mbappe created a chance for France in the seventh minute by sending a cross into the England penalty area.

Olivier Giroud attempted a scorpion kick, but it was unsuccessful. When Mbappe passed the ball to Antoine Griezmann in the 17th minute, France took the lead. However, Griezmann turned the ball over to Aurelien Tchouameni. who. From a distance of nearly 30 yards, smashed the ball into the bottom left corner of the goal, shocking English goalkeeper Jordan Pickford.

Following this, Harry Kane and Luke Shaw attempted to score for England. But goalkeeper Hugo Lloris prevented them from doing so. England was clearly looking to rebound, though Lloris made a great save to prevent Kane from scoring from close range. England’s Kane fell on the edge of France’s box in the 25th minute. A VAR check determined that there was no chance of a penalty because the contact was outside the box.

Kane took one more endeavor at the objective, yet was denied indeed. In terms of shots on target and ball possession, England began to dominate the game, but an equalizer was required. Griezmann received a yellow card in the 42nd minute for tripping Kyle Walker. The score stood at 1-0 in France at the end of the first half. After play resumed in the 49th minute.

Mbappe was fouled, and France had a chance to double their lead with a free kick, but Kane saved Griezmann’s attempt. After a trip from Tchouameni in the 52nd minute, Saka was fouled. Britain was given a punishment. In the 54th minute, Harry Kane scored an equalizer to keep his team in the game. He equaled Wayne Rooney as England’s leading run-scorer when he scored his 53rd goal.

After Mbappe beat Walker in the 57th minute, Ousmane Dembele received the ball but was unable to connect with it. The possibility of France taking the lead almost put England in danger, but nothing much happened. France regained the lead in the 78th minute when Giroud beat Harry Maguire and powered a header past Pickford to make the score 2-1 in his favor.

France won by a score of 2-1 at the end of extra time to advance to the semifinals. England suffered yet more losses. England had 58% of the ball possession, while France had 42%. England had the majority of the possession. Additionally, England had eight more shots on target than France, with five.

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