MX23RW : Sunday, December 9 22:22:18
Jun 18, 2018 at 7pm UK at ​Volgograd Arena
Attendance: 41,064

1-2

Sassi (35' pen.)
FT(HT: 1-1)
Kane (11', 90')
Timeline
H. Kane        11'
16'     F. Ben Mustapha (M. Hassen)
(Elbowing) K. Walker        33'
35'     F. Sassi (pen.)
(R. Sterling) M. Rashford        68'
73'     M. Ben Amor (N. Sliti)
(D. Alli) R. Loftus-Cheek        80'
85'     S. Khalifa (W. Khazri)
(J. Lingard) E. Dier        90+3'
H. Kane        90+1'
Reaction
Liverpool's Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain celebrates scoring their second goal against Manchester City on April 4, 2018
Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain: 'Watching England World Cup opener was tough'
Liverpool midfielder Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain admits that watching England's World Cup opener against Tunisia from the sidelines was "tough".
Jun 26, 19:37
England's Harry Kane celebrates scoring their first goal in the World Cup match against Tunisia on June 18, 2018
Paul Merson: 'Harry Kane poor for England in World Cup opener against Tunisia'
Paul Merson believes that England's World Cup captain Harry Kane was "poor" against Tunisia and needs to get more involved in bringing his teammates into the game.
Jun 20, 19:19
England's Dele Alli with manager Gareth Southgate after the match against Nigeria on June 2, 2018
Dele Alli thigh injury to be "managed" by England medical team
England confirm that Dele Alli has suffered a minor thigh injury and will be managed by the medical staff.
Jun 19, 22:29
England's Harry Kane celebrates scoring their first goal in the World Cup match against Tunisia on June 18, 2018
England forward Marcus Rashford: 'Harry Kane's career will keep going up and up'
Marcus Rashford claims that Harry Kane's career will go "up and up" following the England star's heroics against Tunisia in the World Cup on Monday night.
Jun 19, 19:12
England's Dele Alli with manager Gareth Southgate after the match against Nigeria on June 2, 2018
England midfielder Dele Alli to undergo thigh scan
England midfielder Dele Alli will undergo a thigh scan on Tuesday after picking up an injury in the Three Lions' win over Tunisia.
Jun 19, 11:51
England's Harry Kane scores their second goal in the game against Tunisia on June 18, 2018
Tunisia-England game in World Cup most-watched programme in 2018
The BBC says that Monday's World Cup fixture between England and Tunisia attracted a peak television audience of 18.3m, making it the most-watched programme of 2018.
Jun 19, 11:40
England manager Gareth Southgate on June 2, 2018
Gareth Southgate unhappy with officiating calls during England win over Tunisia
Gareth Southgate is left unhappy about a number of contentious officiating decisions which beset England's 2-1 win over Tunisia at the 2018 World Cup.
Jun 18, 22:35
England's Harry Kane celebrates scoring their first goal in the World Cup match against Tunisia on June 18, 2018
Alan Shearer: 'England star Harry Kane thinking about Golden Boot'
Alan Shearer believes that England scorer Harry Kane was desperate to "get off to a goalscoring start" at the World Cup in search of the tournament's Golden Boot.
Jun 18, 22:05
England's Harry Kane celebrates scoring their first goal in the World Cup match against Tunisia on June 18, 2018
Nabil Maaloul: 'Harry Kane key to England win over Tunisia'
Tunisia coach Nabil Maaloul describes Harry Kane as "one of the best attackers in the Premier League" and the driving force behind England's 2-1 win in their World Cup game.
Jun 18, 21:51
England manager Gareth Southgate watches on during training ahead of the 2018 World Cup
Gareth Southgate: 'Patient England deserved World Cup win over Tunisia'
Gareth Southgate believes that England deserved their 2-1 win over Tunisia in their World Cup opener given their impressive collective performance and patience.
Jun 18, 21:37
England's Harry Kane celebrates scoring their first goal in the World Cup match against Tunisia on June 18, 2018
Harry Kane delighted with "massive" England win over Tunisia at World Cup
England captain Harry Kane is delighted with the "massive" last-gasp 2-1 win over Tunisia in their World Cup opener and admits that the Group G game was "tough".
Jun 18, 21:22
The Match
Match Report
Harry Kane scores twice as England record a 2-1 win over Tunisia in their Group G opener at the 2018 World Cup.
Live Commentary
Relive Sports Mole's live coverage of the 2018 World Cup Group G clash between Tunisia and England, which finished 2-1 to the Three Lions.
Team News
Harry Kane, Jordan Pickford and Raheem Sterling are among the starters in England's World Cup opener.
Preview
Sports Mole provides team news, lineups and a full preview of Monday's 2018 World Cup clash between Tunisia and England.
Build-up
England manager Gareth Southgate on June 2, 2018
Gareth Southgate: 'England players have embraced system'
England boss Gareth Southgate says that his players have "embraced" the system he put in place when taking over at the Three Lions.
Jun 18, 13:11
Tunisia manager Nabil Maaloul on June 1, 2018
Nabil Maaloul: 'Tunisia need to target Harry Kane, Dele Alli'
Tunisia head coach Nabil Maaloul says that Dele Alli and Harry Kane will need to be targeted if his side are to claim a result against England.
Jun 18, 11:20
England striker Harry Kane in action during his side's international friendly with Nigeria at Wembley on June 2, 2018
Harry Kane: 'Hopefully I can match Cristiano Ronaldo'
Striker Harry Kane says that it would be a bonus to match Cristiano Ronaldo in scoring a hat-trick in England's opener against Tunisia.
Jun 18, 10:38
England manager Gareth Southgate watches on during the international friendly against Netherlands on March 23, 2018
Gareth Southgate: 'England ready to get World Cup campaign underway'
Gareth Southgate states that England are "ready" to get their World Cup campaign underway and is adamant that his players "know their jobs".
Jun 17, 16:16
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Fabian Delph: 'No complacency within England camp'
Fabian Delph dismisses suggestions that England's players could fall prey to complacency ahead of their World Cup Group G opener against Tunisia in Volgograd on Monday.
Jun 16, 15:11
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Phil Jones: 'England have itchy feet'
England defender Phil Jones says that his team 'cannot wait' to start their 2018 World Cup campaign against Tunisia.
Jun 16, 11:55
Rainbow laces in action
England players to wear rainbow laces?
England players are reportedly given free choice over whether to wear rainbow laces at the World Cup in Russia.
Jun 16, 10:38
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
England midfielder Ruben Loftus-Cheek: 'Any World Cup game is tough'
Midfielder Ruben Loftus-Cheek says that every World Cup fixture is "tough" as England continue to prepare for their opener with Tunisia on Monday.
Jun 15, 16:54
England midfielder Jordan Henderson in action during his side's international friendly with Spain at Wembley on November 15, 2016
Ashley Young, Jordan Henderson to start against Tunisia?
Jordan Henderson is to be given the nod over Eric Dier to start as England's only holding midfielder against Tunisia, according to a report.
Jun 15, 14:12
Marcus Rashford in action for Manchester United on May 13, 2018
Marcus Rashford 'back in training on Friday'
Manchester United attacker Marcus Rashford will reportedly return to full training with England on Friday following a knee problem.
Jun 14, 18:24
Marcus Rashford during an England training session on June 1, 2018
Marcus Rashford misses England training again
England striker Marcus Rashford misses a second training session ahead of the start of the World Cup due to a knee injury.
Jun 14, 09:51
Marcus Rashford during an England training session on June 1, 2018
Marcus Rashford plays down injury concerns
Manchester United and England striker Marcus Rashford plays down concerns that he could miss the opening match of the World Cup due to a knee injury.
Jun 14, 08:58
Nick Pope during an England training session on May 22, 2018
England to play opening World Cup game against Tunisia in 31°C temperatures
England will be playing in temperatures up to 31°C in Volgograd for their opening World Cup game against Tunisia on Monday evening.
Jun 12, 21:22
England manager Gareth Southgate watches on during training ahead of the 2018 World Cup
Jamie Vardy: 'England better prepared for World Cup than Euro 2016'
England forward Jamie Vardy claims that his teammates are better prepared for the World Cup in Russia than they were when competing in France at Euro 2016.
Jun 10, 12:09

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