KFC Moment 1
Harry Kane finally scored for England in a major tournament after netting two goals against Tunisia. Going into the Group match against the African side, the 24-year-old Kane had fired blanks in major competitions for the Three Lions. The Spurs star - who is England’s youngest captain at the tourney - required just 11 minutes to open his account in a Group G opener.
After seeing a towering header from John Stones cleared off the line, Kane’s predatory instincts had him waiting in the right place to tap home.
That was his 15th effort on goal in major finals, with that figure proving to be lucky for a man, who will be hoping that there are many more goals to come as England chase down a first senior title since 1966.
The Three Lions and their skipper were not to be denied, though, with Kane stooping to net his second of the game in stoppage-time. Kane is now very much in the hunt to land himself the Golden Boot at Russia 2018, with his brace against Tunisia placing him one behind Portugal’s hat-trick hero Cristiano Ronaldo.
England’s next outing will see them face Panama on Sunday, with it being possible that a place in the last-16 could be booked after that encounter.
KFC Moment 2
Tunisia became the first country from the African continent to score at Russia 2018. The Carthage Eagles got off to a poor start in their opening group match with England.
The plight of the North Africans worsened when their first choice goalkeeper Mouez Hassan was substituted in the 15th minute following an injury. They, however, had the opportunity to redeem themselves in the 35th-minute after a foul by Kyle Walker on Ben Youssef resulted in a penalty.
Ferjani Sassi subsequently rose to the occasion and buried the ball past England's Jordan Pickford to get Tunisia and Africa's first goal at the tournament.
It seemed Tunisia was ready to frustrate England and did everything possible to get something from Gareth Southgate's men. Unfortunately, Kane scored in injury time to grab the three points for England.