England have beaten Senegal 3-0 and will now face reigning champions France in the 2022 World Cup quarter-finals.
Jordan Henderson opened the scoring for England. Harry Kane got the second — and is now just one goal shy of equaling Wayne Rooney’s England record.
Bukayo Saka scored England’s third, but it was Bellingham’s prodigious work-rate and burgeoning quality in possession that allowed them to turn the tide.
They were without Raheem Sterling due to a “family matter”.
Bellingham set up Henderson’s opener and the Borussia Dortmund midfielder was involved again when England captain Kane bagged his first goal in this World Cup.
Kane has now netted 11 times at major tournaments, overtaking Gary Lineker as England’s all-time top scorer in those competitions.
But at the tender age of 19, it is Bellingham who has emerged as England’s driving force.
The Three Lions will hope to walk over France in the next round of the competition to secure place in the top four.
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