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Jude Bellingham’s Stunning England Display In Numbers As Teenager Shines Vs Senegal

“OMG Jude Bellingham is amazing. He’s the leader of this team. His parents must be so proud. Love him.”

Gary Lineker sent those observations to his 8.6 million followers in a tweet representing the whole of England during the Three Lions’ 3-0 World Cup last-16 win over Senegal.target may come from Jordan Henderson, Harry Kane and bukayo sakabut the star of the show is a 19-year-old from Stourbridge.

Jude Bellingham Not a breakout star anymore – how can you when you’ve made 112 appearances for Dortmund? — but he’s still doing really well in England. There aren’t many teenagers who can perform at the level England midfielders are currently at.

“He’s going to be a superstar for that kid, we keep saying that word, mature, like he’s played 100 times for England,” Roy Keane said at half-time ITV Reporting on the game. Keane is not an expert who gets easily overexcited — and he’s absolutely right.

For 35 minutes of the game, England struggled. Senegal created three good chances and probably should have taken the lead. Jordan Pickford Forced to make a good save. England need someone to start their game.

Enter Bellingham. After quickly organizing an attack from the left, Bellingham broke into the center to pick out Henderson and rewritten the score to 1-0.Target Excited Liverpool fans And provided a platform for England to build on.

Jude Bellingham is the driving force in England’s midfield


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His impact made him the first teenager since 1966 to score an assist for England in the knockout stages of a World Cup. The contrast with his team-mates is also stark: at 32, it’s worth noting that Henderson became England’s second-oldest World Cup scorer in history after Tom Finney in 1958 After the Soviet Union.

And more from Bellingham.

At the end of the half, Bellingham clips the ball and goes forward to pick a pass Phil Foden In counterattack. Foden sent on Kane, and Kane scored to make it 2-0. A tough start was forgotten, with Bellingham coming on at halftime with some superlative statistics.

He won eight duels and three tackles, won possession twice in the final third and drew two fouls – a record high for any player on the field with 22. At the same time, he also completed 96 percent of his passes, with 6 successful passes and no turnovers.

Speak your mind! Just how good is Jude Bellingham? comment below.

Jude Bellingham walks off after memorable performance


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by the time he was replaced mason mount In the 76th minute, after Saka responded to Foden’s cross, these statistics did not decrease. Bellingham has completed 91% of his passes (30/33), with 56 touches and one conceded goal.

Not so long ago, England’s midfield was difficult to attack. Declan Rice with Calvin Phillips Gareth Southgate’s thinking seems set in stone. But players like Bellingham don’t come around very often.

Attention will now turn to England’s quarter-final clash with defending champions France at the Al Bayt Stadium at 7pm on Saturday. France are led by Kylian Mbappe’s generational talent; England’s own team is arguable – and he’s four years younger.

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