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Kane double gives England 2-1 win over Tunisia

England got its World Cup campaign off to a winning start as captain Harry Kane scored twice, including in injury time, to beat Tunisia 2-1 in Volgograd.

Kane scored after six minutes to give Gareth Southgate hope the perfect start in his first match in charge of the senior England team at a tournament but Tunisia hauled themselves level through Ferjani Sassi’s penalty, hit low to Jordan Pickford’s right, before half-time.

Lukaku double gives Belgium 3-0 win over Concacaf's Panama

A double by Manchester United's Romelu Lukaku helped Belgium to a 3-0 win over Concacaf World Cup debutants, Panama in the FIFA World Cup today.

Belgium and Panama clashed in Group G on Monday in Sochi, with Lukaku proving too much for Panama.

All goals came in the second-half as Dries Mertens also netted with a beauty of a volley.

Great work from Kevin De Bruyne set up Lukaku to head in his first before he dinked in a second after a counter-attack.

Belgium were without defensive lynchpin Vincent Kompany but his replacement, Dedryck Boyata, was rarely tested.

Cristiano Ronaldo hattrick earns Portugal a thrilling 3-3 draw with Spain

Cristiano Ronaldo netted a hat-trick for Portugal to deny Spain victory in a what was a six-goal World Cup classic in Sochi.

Spain fought to come from 1-0 and 2-1 down to lead 3-2 in the Group B clash.

However, Fernando Hierro’s men were pegged back right at the end when Ronaldo fired home a trademark 88th minute free-kick to equalise, his third goal of the game.

Diego Costa had scored twice for Spain before Real Madrid defender Nacho put them ahead with a spectacular long-range effort.

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