Bukayo Saka’s brace on Monday in England’s Three Lions’ 6-2 mauling of Iran has put him among the leading goal scorers at the FIFA World Cup 2022 in Qatar.
Ecuador’s Enner Valencia and Iran’s Mehdi Taremi are the other two leading goal scorers with two goals each.
All three are early pacesetters in the race for the Golden Boot.
The other Egland players to score against Iran were Jude Bellingham, Raheem Sterling, and substitutes Marcus Rashford and Jack Grealish.
Both goals for Iran were scored by Taremi.
In the later games, the Netherlands beat Senegal 2-0 and Wales drew 1-all with the U.S.A.
The groups at the Qatar FIFA World Cup 2022 are as follows:
Group A: Qatar, Ecuador, Senegal, Netherlands
Group B: England, Iran, USA, Wales
Group C: Argentina, Saudi Arabia, Mexico, Poland
Group D: France, Australia, Denmark, Tunisia
Group E: Spain, Costa Rica, Germany, Japan
Group F: Belgium, Canada, Morocco, Croatia
Group G: Brazil, Serbia, Switzerland, Cameroon
Group H: Portugal, Ghana, Uruguay, South Korea
After the group stage, the top two teams from each of the eight groups will move on to the knockout phase, which begins with the Round of 16.