The Papers: ‘Three Lions roar’ and Sterling raid ‘terror’

The joy at England’s victory over Senegal is evident. “Three-mendous!” declares the Daily Mail‘s headline. “Now for Le Showdown with France”, says the paper.

For the Guardian it was “Three … and easy”, as England saw off the Africa Cup of Nations’ champions. The paper also pictures an ecstatic captain, Harry Kane, embracing Phil Foden – and Bukayo Saka, after he scored England’s third goal.

The Daily Telegraph goes with the same headline and proclaims England “magnifique”, after their “convincing win”.

“Here Oui Go!” is written in bold on the front of the Metro – the French word being used in a pun because of England’s quarter final clash with France on Saturday. The front page shows the players cheering and fist-pumping – and their manager, Gareth Southgate, clapping from the side lines – after what it calls a “nervy” first 30 minutes.

“We’re ready!” insists the Daily Express. It says Harry Kane is relishing a “battle” with the defending champions, after scoring for the…

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