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Russia World Cup 2018: England 2-1 victory over Tunisia - photos

Captain Harry Kane came to the rescue with two goals, the second a dramatic injury-time winner, as England began their World Cup Group G campaign with a stuttering 2-1 win over Tunisia on Monday. Gareth Southgate's men almost paid a heavy price for missing a slew of first-half chances when Tunisia's Ferjani Sassi slotted home a softly-awarded penalty 20 minutes before half-time.

Russia World Cup 2018: England 2-1 victory over Tunisia - photos
Harry Kane of England celebrates after scoring his team's second goal during the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia group G match between Tunisia and England at Volgograd Arena on June 18, 2018 in Volgograd, Russia.
Russia World Cup 2018: England 2-1 victory over Tunisia - photos
Harry Kane of England celebrates after scoring the opening goal during the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia group G match between Tunisia and England at Volgograd Arena on June 18, 2018 in Volgograd, Russia.
Russia World Cup 2018: England 2-1 victory over Tunisia - photos
England's forward Harry Kane (L) vies for the ball with Tunisia's goalkeeper Mouez Hassen (R) during the Russia 2018 World Cup Group G football match between Tunisia and England at the Volgograd Arena in Volgograd on June 18, 2018.
Russia World Cup 2018: England 2-1 victory over Tunisia - photos
Harry Kane of England celebrates after scoring his team's first goal with team mates during the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia group G match between Tunisia and England at Volgograd Arena on June 18, 2018 in Volgograd, Russia.
Russia World Cup 2018: England 2-1 victory over Tunisia - photos
Harry Kane of England and Yassine Meriah of Tunisia clash during the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia group G match between Tunisia and England at Volgograd Arena on June 18, 2018 in Volgograd, Russia.
Russia World Cup 2018: England 2-1 victory over Tunisia - photos
Gareth Southgate, Manager of England celebrates victory following the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia group G match between Tunisia and England at Volgograd Arena on June 18, 2018 in Volgograd, Russia.
Russia World Cup 2018: England 2-1 victory over Tunisia - photos
Ferjani Sassi of Tunisia celebrates after scoring his team's first goal during the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia group G match between Tunisia and England at Volgograd Arena on June 18, 2018 in Volgograd, Russia.
Russia World Cup 2018: England 2-1 victory over Tunisia - photos
Fakhreddine Ben Youssef of Tunisia is fouled by Harry Maguire of England during the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia group G match between Tunisia and England at Volgograd Arena on June 18, 2018 in Volgograd, Russia.
Russia World Cup 2018: England 2-1 victory over Tunisia - photos
Jordan Henderson of England is challenged by Wahbi Khazri of Tunisia during the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia group G match between Tunisia and England at Volgograd Arena on June 18, 2018 in Volgograd, Russia.
Russia World Cup 2018: England 2-1 victory over Tunisia - photos
Fakhreddine Ben Youssef of Tunisia tackles Dele Alli of England during the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia group G match between Tunisia and England at Volgograd Arena on June 18, 2018 in Volgograd, Russia.
Russia World Cup 2018: England 2-1 victory over Tunisia - photos
Jesse Lingard of England celebrates victory with friends following the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia group G match between Tunisia and England at Volgograd Arena on June 18, 2018 in Volgograd, Russia.
Russia World Cup 2018: England 2-1 victory over Tunisia - photos
Mouez Hassen of Tunisia goes down injured during the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia group G match between Tunisia and England at Volgograd Arena on June 18, 2018 in Volgograd, Russia.
Russia World Cup 2018: England 2-1 victory over Tunisia - photos
Ashley Young of England speaks with Referee Wilmar Roldan as team mate Dele Alli looks on during the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia group G match between Tunisia and England at Volgograd Arena on June 18, 2018 in Volgograd, Russia.
Russia World Cup 2018: England 2-1 victory over Tunisia - photos
Tunisia's goalkeeper Farouk Ben Mustapha (L) secures the ball next to Tunisia's defender Dylan Bronn during the Russia 2018 World Cup Group G football match between Tunisia and England at the Volgograd Arena in Volgograd on June 18, 2018.
Russia World Cup 2018: England 2-1 victory over Tunisia - photos
General view inside the stadium as the teams line up ahead of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia group G match between Tunisia and England at Volgograd Arena on June 18, 2018 in Volgograd, Russia.