“All of a sudden I want England to lose” – Fans question ‘heartless’ decision from Gareth Southgate to drop key player from England line-up to face Wales in the FIFA World Cup

Fans on-line have questioned England supervisor Gareth Southgate’s decision to drop winger Bukayo Saka for his or her 2022 FIFA World Cup match towards Wales in Qatar.

Southgate has benched Saka for his or her recreation towards Wales right this moment (November 29). He has as an alternative named a entrance three comprising of Harry Kane, Marcus Rashford and Phil Foden.

England’s beginning XI for his or her recreation towards Wales will be seen under:

England are on the verge of qualifying for the Round of 16 at the FIFA World Cup. They might qualify in the event that they keep away from defeat towards Wales.

Southgate might have determined to rotate his squad to hold some of his gamers match for the knockout levels. He has as an alternative determined to go for Manchester City prodigy Foden, who has acquired restricted taking part in time thus far in this match.

Southgate’s decision, nonetheless, to bench Bukayo Saka has not gone down properly with soccer followers on Twitter. Some followers imagine that the Three Lions would lose to Wales with out the Arsenal teenager. Some others have even claimed that they won’t watch the recreation due to his absence.

Here are a few tweets in that regard:

@England @marksandspencer Can’t see how dropping Saka goes to assist, in the earlier recreation he by no means bought the ball as a result of Southgate ways are so damaging, and why can we really feel the want to begin Henderson along with his sideway and backwards passing

Let’s see if this “Foden” kid can get anywhere near Saka, I’ll be shocked.

Longgggg wateryyyyy steups at not starting Saka. All of a sudden I want England to lose.

Saka has been one of the Three Lions’ most influential attackers at this FIFA World Cup. The Arsenal man scored a brace against Iran in their opening game of the tournament which ended in a 6-2 win for Southgate’s side. He, however, failed to get on the score sheet against the United States as the game finished 0-0.

Saka has also been in some great form for Arsenal during the 2022-23 season before the World Cup. The 21-year-old attacker has contributed four goals and six assists for the Gunners from 14 appearances in the Premier League.


How can England qualify for the knockout stages of the 2022 FIFA World Cup?

England are currently in the strongest position in Group B to qualify for the Round of 16. They have currently picked up four points from their opening two games.

The permutations for the Three Lions to qualify for the knockout stages are quite simple. A win against Wales would secure the top spot in the group. They could still top the group even with a draw if the USA do not beat Iran by more than four goals.

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Should England prime the group, they may face Senegal in the Round of 16 of the FIFA World Cup on Saturday (December 3). However, in the event that they occur to end second in Group B, they may tackle the Netherlands.

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