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Harry Kane double ensures England defeat Tunisia in World Cup opener

Monday - 18/06/2018 16:26
Kane’s late, dramatic winner now means England can qualify for the knockout stages by beating Panama in Nizhy Novgorod on Sunday. 
Harry Kane celebrates scoring England’s first goal in their 2-1 win against Tunisia. Photograph: Kieran McManus/BPI/REX/Shutterstock
Harry Kane celebrates scoring England’s first goal in their 2-1 win against Tunisia. Photograph: Kieran McManus/BPI/REX/Shutterstock

The clock had ticked past the 90-minute mark when the corner came in. Harry Kane was there. He had told us he wanted to emulate Cristiano Ronaldo with a hat-trick of goals. He managed only two but this, undoubtedly, was the biggest moment yet of his international career and suddenly England’s opening game of the World Cup had the happy ending it deserved.

Until that point, it had been threatening to be another case of the same old story and a familiar sense of deja vu. England, after all, had managed only five wins in their opening fixtures of either the World Cup or the European Championship since 1950.

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