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Marcus Rashford sends a warning to England’s World Cup rivals

Marcus Rashford
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The Manchester United striker scored twice on Tuesday to help the Three Lions seal a spot in the World Cup knockout rounds.

Marcus Rashford has warned England’s World Cup rivals there is still more to come from the Three Lions.

The 25-year-old bagged a brace in Al Rayyan on Tuesday to help Gareth Southgate’s side beat Wales 3-0 and secure the top spot in Group B, thus sealing a last-16 tie with Senegal this Sunday evening.

Phil Foden scored the other goal to leave England with two wins and a draw from their opening three World Cup games.

“I’m really happy, I’m happy that we’re going through to the next round,” Rashford said.

“Hopefully we can build on this performance because I have massive ambitions for this team and I think we can play even better than we showed today. Moments like this, this is what I play football for. The biggest moments, the best moments.

“It’s obviously a great feeling. We were a little bit disappointed as a team after the last game against the United States. I thought we could have played a lot better and the only way to bounce back from that is to have a good performance in your next game and I think we did that.

“First half, we defended brilliantly, we didn’t really give them any opportunities, and it was just about us killing the game off and taking the chances when they came.”