Qatar 2022: Saka Named Man Of The Match In England Vs Iran Group Opener

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Bukayo Saka was voted Man of the Match as England battered Iran 6-2 in their Qatar 2022 World Cup group opener on Monday.

Saka marked his World Cup debut with a brace to help England get off to a perfect start.

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The Arsenal star got England’s third and fourth goals and was impressive throughout the encounter.

Saka also became the youngest player to score two goals or more in a World Cup debut since Franz Beckenbauer in 1966.

Borussia Dortmund youngster Jude Bellingham opened the scoring for England with a glancing header off a superb cross from Luke Shaw.

Raheem Sterling doubled England’s lead as he slotted home Harry Kane’s cross, while substitutes Marcus Rashford and Jack Grealish were also on the score sheet.

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Source: Complete Sports