England, who beat Tunisia in the first match of the group, scored 6 with this result. Panama did not win points in the second match and limped out of the cup. England and Belgium have guaranteed to qualify for the next round.
England beat Tunisia 2-1 in the first match in Group G and met with Panama. Belgium won Belgium-Tunisia match in the group 5-2. England won 6-1 with Stones’s two, Harry Kane’s three and Lingard’s one goal. England, which is shown as a favorite of the group with Belgium, has been participating in the World Cup for 15th times. In 1966, England won the tournament that they are host and became the world champion. England, ranked 12th in the world rankings, won 28 times in 64 matches of the World Cup history. 20 matches ended in a draw and they lost 16 times. The top scorer on England’s World Cup history was Gary Lineker who scored 10 goals in 1986 and 1990 tournaments.
Panama, that joined the World Cup for the first time, did not get points in the second match
Panama, 55th in the world rankings, was beaten 3-0 in Belgium in their first match in the cup. They met with Honduras, Mexico, USA, Costa Rica and Trinidad-Tobago on the 5th round of the six teams. They got three wins, three defeats of 10 matches and four matches ended in a draw. Also finished the group in the third place scoring 13 points and gained the right to participate in the World Cup.
England struggled with Scotland, Slovakia, Slovenia, Malta and Lithuania in playoffs. English, who won 8 of 10 games, completed the group with 26 points without defeat and won the right to participate in the 2018 World Cup. England, who has star players such as Bobby Charlton, Gary Lineker, Steven Gerrard, Peter Shilton and Frank Lampard in previous tournaments, trusts young players in the World Cup in Russia. Harry Kane, who scored 30 goals in 37 matches in the Premier League, will be the most valuable player of England in the World Cup. In addition, Dele Alli and Raheem Sterling are the most important young players.