PicturePhil Foden is 4th English player with 2 assists in a World Cup knockout match, after Bobby Moore in 1966 (final), Keith Newton in 1970 (quarter-final) and David Beckham in 2002 (round of 16).

The statistics on 2022 World Cup day 15 (4 December)

*Hugo Lloris has equalled Lilian Thuram as the most capped player (142) in the history of the French national team.

*Lloris also equalled Thierry Henry and Fabien Barthez on joint-most World Cup appearances for France (17).

*Kylian Mbappé became the youngest player (23 years 349 days) to score 9 World Cup goals, surpassing Eusébio who reached this tally in 1966 at the age of 24 years 182 days.

*Mbappé directly involved (scoring or assisting) in 7 consecutive France goals at this World Cups; the same did Just Fontaine at 1958 edition (7) while Raymond Kopa had such streak of 6 goals, also in 1958, and Antoine Griezmann of 5 in 2018.

*Mbappe increased his tally in 2022 to 52 top-level goals for club and country, surpassing his best annual (51) from last year.

*Olivier Giroud scored in the game vs Poland (3-1) his 52nd goal for France, surpassing Thierry Henry (51) to become their new all-time top goal-scorer.

*Robert Lewandowski's penalty for Poland became the first ever repeated by VAR in the World Cup and the first repeated in the tournament overall since Xabi Alonso (Spain) penalty against Paraguay in 2010 (he scored the first attempt and missed the second).

*Harry Kane, with his goal vs Senegal (3-0), raised his tally at major tournaments for England to 11 goals (7 in World Cup, 4 in Euros), overtaking Gary Lineker (10) as their all-time top scorer in such competitions.

*Jordan Henderson became England's second-oldest (32 years 170 days) World Cup goal-scorer, after Tom Finney (vs Soviet Union in 1958 at 36 years 64 days).

*Jude Bellingham is the second teenager (19 years 158 days) to start in a World Cup playoff stage game for England, after Michael Owen (18 years 198 days against Argentina in 1998).

*Foden is also the youngest player (22 years 190 days) to make 2 assists in a World Cup playoff stage game since Ronaldo for Brazil in 1998 (21 years 284 days vs Denmark).

*It was 8th direct elimination duel out of 9 between European and African teams won by European side in the World Cup history (the only exclusion was Senegal vs Sweden 2-1 in the round of 16 in 2002).

*England’s 12 goals in 4 matches at the 2022 World Cup is their joint-most at a single major tournament (World Cup and Euros); the same amount as at the 2018 edition.