Wales' exit, super Rashford and goal-getting Gakpo: Five takeaways from day 10 of World Cup 2022

England's Marcus Rashford scores their first goal from a free kick past Wales' Danny Ward during the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 Group B match between Wales and England at Al Janoub Stadium on November 29, 2022 in Doha, Qatar.
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Day 10 of World Cup 2022 was the first without the morning kick-offs – but we still had our fair share of excitement across the four games of the day.

The 3pm kickoffs saw Group A wrap up with Netherlands beating Qatar, while at the same time, Senegal took on Ecuador to decide the runners-up behind the Oranje. Senegal triumphed – while Qatar finished their home tournament without a point to their name.

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Alasdair Mackenzie is a freelance journalist based in Rome, and a FourFourTwo contributor since 2015. When not pulling on the FFT shirt, he can be found at Reuters, The Times and the i. An Italophile since growing up on a diet of Football Italia on Channel 4, he now counts himself among thousands of fans sharing a passion for Ross County and Lazio. 

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