World Cup 2022: England's route to final explained

Dec 5 (Reuters) - England are looking to win their second World Cup title at the Nov. 20-Dec. 18 tournament in Qatar. Here is what you need to know about their route to the final:

HOW DID ENGLAND QUALIFY FOR THE ROUND OF 16?

* England finished top of Group B on seven points having beaten Iran 6-2 and drawn 0-0 with the United States, before defeating Wales 3-0.

HOW DID ENGLAND REACH THE QUARTER-FINALS?

* Jordan Henderson, Harry Kane and Bukayo Saka scored in England's 3-0 win over Senegal in their Round of 16 tie.

WHO ARE ENGLAND'S QUARTER-FINAL OPPONENTS?

* England will face France in the quarter-finals, after the 2018 champions beat Poland 3-1.

WHO ARE ENGLAND'S POTENTIAL OPPONENTS IN THE SEMI-FINALS?

* If England make it to the semis, they could face Group E runners-up Spain or Group H winners Portugal.

WHO COULD ENGLAND FACE IN THE FINAL?

* If England go all the way to the final they could potentially find themselves taking on five-times winners Brazil, who topped Group G.

Reporting by Aadi Nair in Bengaluru; Editing by Hugh Lawson/Peter Rutherford

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