England fans go absolutely insane after Harry Kane scores last-gasp victor

The Motherland Calls statue at the Mamayev Kurgan Memorial Complex in Volgograd during fireworks for the 73rd anniversary of the end of the World War II

The Motherland Calls statue at the Mamayev Kurgan Memorial Complex in Volgograd during fireworks for the 73rd anniversary of the end of the World War II

He was joined by former Liverpool and England full-back Stephen Warnock who said: "Never a penalty".

They found one in the form of a header from Harry Kane, whose uncanny ability to find himself in the right place at the right time once again pushed his team beyond the brink.

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After a positive start it took England just 11 minutes to take the lead after captain Harry Kane was quickest to react inside the box following a save from John Stones' header. However the shot was met with a brilliant stop by Tunisian keeper Mouez Hassen, but Harry Kane was in the area for a rebound to put England one in front.

The experiment of moving Kyle Walker to centre-back had been largely successful before the World Cup, with Manchester City's mercurial man impressing there in recent friendlies against Italy, Nigeria and the Netherlands.

England still enjoyed the lion's share of possession but could not find the same zip and penetration they had enjoyed at the start of the first half.

And Kane came to the rescue in stoppage time when he scored his second of the evening.

"We got told there would be a lot of flies and when we went out for the match it was a lot more than we thought. We did the right things and made good decisions and were good value for the win".

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"I think he was behind the victory of the English team".

"I know it's stupid from Walker to have his arm in that position anyway, but Youssef makes the most of that. He is not getting to the cross, so he walks into that elbow". A centre-half facing his own goal in a six-yard box when the ball is being crossed is criminal.

It was the first goal for an African nation at Russian Federation 2018 and it came against the run of play, controversially too.

"Maybe if I go back and look at match I can see what fouls were committed", he said.

Why didn't Kane get a penalty too?

"The VAR referees in the office in Moscow should be looking at that".

"We could have had a couple of penalties, especially when you look at theirs". Nobody expected it to be by rugby tackle. "We all sat here watching the game thinking they have to score, otherwise panic, anxiety, nerves settle in". "They were absolutely deliberate, and they were so cynical, but they got missed".

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