Egyptian referee to take charge of England's clash with Panama

Marcus Newton
June 28, 2018

"England are so practical, it's a attractive team", said Gomez, quick to admit the gulf in class between the two.

The Tottenham Hotspur striker admits Sunday's treble was one of the more fortunate of his career so far, with two first-half penalties supplemented by a ricochet off his heel from Ruben Loftus-Cheek's shot in the second half.

Kane hit a hat-trick, two from the spot and one deflected in, with Jesse Lingard and a John Stones double completing the rout.

In 1954 England reached the same mark in only three outings, aided by a game in the unconventional group stage in which they drew 3-3 with Belgium, went to extra time and scored another as the game ended as a 4-4 draw.

"It's something to take forward into the next game and hopefully I can get a few more goals from the set-pieces".

There was still time in a frantic first-half for Kane to score his second as referee Ghead Grisha did what counterpart Wilmar Roldan failed to do in the Tunisia match - award England a deserved penalty for wrestling in the area. But things have not always been so easy for the Three Lions at recent World Cups and, in 2006, they needed two late goals to beat Trinidad & Tobago in Nuremberg.

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The margin of victory for England surpassed 3-0 wins over Poland and Paraguay in Mexico in 1986, and against Denmark in 2002.

Gareth Southgate will send his buoyant England side into a decisive Group G battle with Belgium facing a welcome selection dilemma.

Senegal and Japan are now best placed to escape the group after Poland and Colombia suffered defeats in their opening games.

The South American side broke the deadlock five minutes before half-time as Yerry Mina rounded off a superb team move with the opening goal.

Colombia then sprinkled more star quality on their performance as James Rodriguez's inch-perfect through ball was collected and finished in style by Juan Cuadrado five minutes later.

Kane was delighted with the way his side advanced from the group with a game to spare and was happy to see the work they have done on set-pieces pay off against Panama. We will go back and recover now.

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