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"If he hadn't scored, I'd be answering questions about his ability to score in tournament football", Gareth Southgate said of his captain after his brace against Tunisia on Monday night.

The England and Tottenham striker has conquered the Premier League, finishing top scorer in two of the last three campaigns, and began the tournament in Russian Federation with two goals against Tunisia, securing three points with a dramatic stoppage-time victor.

"Like I said before, it's a platform for us to build on and we have to improve the performances which will ultimately get the three points". "Ronaldo is the best in the world, up there with Messi, but the challenge is there to be with them. But I believe the best teams in the world have that belief in what they are doing and in the end they break teams down".

But the win gave England their first opening game victory at a major tournament since 2006 and puts them in a good position to reach the last 16 ahead of Sunday's match against Panama.

Morocco own goal hands late victory to Iran
It is now on a run of 18 games unbeaten, including games against World Cup teams Serbia, Nigeria, South Korea and Egypt. First, they were picked in possibly the toughest group at the World Cup. "For us and Morocco , it is a must-win game".

It was great to see people spilling into the streets to celebrate England winning and the fans at Mode, where I chose to watch the match, belting out Three Lions at the final whistle.

"But I think that's as expected".

"It was more just annoying because it's something that I've had before, and I've had to sort of play with before", the 20-year-old said.

But if you scratch beneath the surface with England, you will not find much depth in the goal scoring department outside of Kane.

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Harry Kane is confident having a successful campaign with England in Russian Federation can help him challenge for the title to be among the best players in the world.

In England's favour, Robson senses a strong team spirit and he feels that is a credit to manager Gareth Southgate.

"The first 15 minutes was the best I've seen England play in 10 years". In 96 we had (Alan) Shearer, a top-class goalscorer, and this time round it looks like we have got a world-class goalscorer in Harry Kane.

Rashford's chances could be boosted by an injury to Alli, who will undergo a scan on Tuesday on the thigh injury he sustained in Volgograd.

Salah fit for Egypt's World Cup opener against Uruguay
Salah was one of the outstanding players in the world this season as he helped propel Liverpool to the Champions League final. They will then play against Russian Federation on June 19, before facing Saudi Arabia on June 25 in their final Group A game.


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