FIFA World Cup 2022: Gareth Bale’s embarrassment complete as Wales knocked out by England, Marcus Rashford stars

“You’re going home in the morning,” the English fans sang to their Welsh rivals during the World Cup clash in Qatar.

And after this performance, the Welsh fans may have wished they went home after the opening game draw against the United States.

England scored three second half goals to secure top spot in Group B and set up a second round clash with Senegal.

Wales exit Qatar with just one point from three games, conceding six goals and scoring just one.

Wales came into the final group game needing to beat England and hope Iran and the US drew.

If Iran beat the US, Wales would have needed a four goal win against England.

But it quickly became apparent that Wales would be lucky to score one goal, let alone four.

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The disaster World Cup for Wales captain Gareth Bale was completed when he was subbed off at half-time of the England game.

In a horror 45 minutes, the winger — who joined Real Madrid in 2013 for a world record $100 million Euro transfer and remains his country’s biggest star — had no shots on goal and completed just one pass, and that was backwards deep in his own half.

Wales had just 26 per cent of the possession in the first half, but at least kept England at zero.

But it didn’t take long in the second half, with Marcus Rashford and then Phil Foden scoring goals within 70 seconds to put England in control.

Wales came into its first World Cup in 64 years with hopes of advancing from the group stage.

After a 1-1 draw with the US, thanks to a late penalty converted by Bale, things were looking good.

But a 2-0 loss to Iran – who were coming off a 6-2 battering to England – and then a 3-0 loss to England sees them leave Qatar as one of the biggest flops.

England’s third goal and Rashford’s second summed up Wales’ World Cup.

The Manchester United star’s shot crashed into goalkeeper Danny Ward’s foot and through his legs.

One positive this World Cup at least has been the Wales fans.

Despite three lacklustre performances and not a single goal from open play, the Welsh fans haven’t stopped singing in Qatar.

They’ll be going home in the morning, and many will be happy to see the back of this World Cup.

The English fans sang Jingle Bells in the final minutes. At least Wales has Christmas to look forward to.

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