Harry Kane misses decisive penalty in England's exit from FIFA World Cup 2022, France reach semifinals; in pics

By: FPJ Web Desk | December 11, 2022

England captain Harry Kane missed a penalty that cost his side a semifinal spot of the FIFA World Cup 2022

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Strikes from Aurelien Tchouameni and Olivier Giroud helped France beat England 2-1 at Al Khor on Sunday and march into the semifinals

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France took the lead in the 17th minute after Aurelien Tchouameni. fired the ball into the bottom left corner of the goal from almost 30 yards, leaving England stunned

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Hugo Lloris made a great save to deny Kane a close-range goal, but England was clearly looking to bounce back

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In the 25th minute, England's Kane fell on the edge of France's box, but a VAR check ruled out the possibility of a penalty as the contact was made outside the box

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Saka was fouled in the 52nd minute after a trip from Tchouameni. England was given a penalty. Harry Kane converted the penalty into an equaliser in the 54th minute to keep his side in the game

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Kane He scored his 53rd goal for England, equalling Wayne Rooney as the leading run-scorer of his side

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In the 78th minute of the match, France got their lead back as Giroud beat Harry Maguire, powering a header beyond Pickford to make the scoreline read 2-1

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In the 83rd minute Mason Mount was fouled and England were awarded a penalty. Harry Kane got a chance to score an equaliser but his shot went over the bar

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At the end of stoppage time, France progressed to semis as the scoreline read 2-1 in their favour

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