A Harry Kane brace lifted England past Tunisia in this group G fixture. A stoppage time winner by the England captain shook the African nation, who were on course for another world cup shocker. Earlier, Tunisia scored the first ever African goal of the 2018 FIFA world cup.
The England team team and fans erupted in joy as their world cup campaigne started off on a winning note. Harry kane shot England into the lead in the 11th minute as the rebound save fell comfortably at his feet. All he did was pass the ball into the net to score the three lion’s first goal of the 2018 World cup. However, the Africans equalized in the 35th minute through a penalty when walker brought down Fakhreddine Ben Youssef inside the D-box. England’s missed chances are ought to be resolved. A Raheem Sterling blunder in the early stages of the match, Stones messing up a follow through of a Dele Alli header and Lingard hitting the post after beating the goalkeeper were a few chances gone begging that could have sealed the match for England. It was a standout performance from Jordan Henderson as he provided the much needed strength in the England midfield.
A relieved England captain took to social media to express his pleasure of the victory :
— Harry Kane (@HKane) June 18, 2018
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