Thank all my players for their defensive attitude, says Tunisia coach

21 June, 2018, 04:05 | Author: Eloise Houston
  • Tunisia Nabil Maaloul Dele Alli England EURO 2016

Tottenham and England striker Harry Kane spoke to reporters in the aftermath of the Three Lion's 2-1 win over Tunisia on Monday night, and shared what Mauricio Pochettino texted him after his match-winning exploits in Russian Federation, as quoted by the Daily Star.

"Maybe I'll be sitting here in four weeks with the big gold one", he quipped back.

"I had to prove people wrong throughout my career and I love proving to myself I can do it", he said.

"You can see England going through to the next stages and that's when the real pressure comes on, and we'll see how well the boys can do".

"Ronaldo is the best in the world, up there with Lionel Messi, but the challenge is there to be with them".

So far that prediction is being proved correct as the first round of 16 group matches have produced 9 penalty kicks; a record for the first round of group matches and a big increase on the number of penalties given in 2014, 2010 and 2006.

"You can say that but, like I said before, we already know that within ourselves", Rashford said.

"I think we deserved the win", he said. It is fantastic to play against some of those players and I will try to have a good game. We had to keep creating chances, we didn't play as well second half but they defended deep.

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"Put no limits on yourself, nobody should".

Who impressed for England during their opening World Cup clash with Tunisia?

'We are a team that are improving and developing, and therefore there will always be things that we can get better at.

In England's favour, Robson senses a strong team spirit and he feels that is a credit to manager Gareth Southgate.

Bryan Robson has warned that England can not afford to become over-reliant on Harry Kane at the World Cup.

Panama will be a chance for further goals Watch the reaction of England fans to Harry Kane's last-gasp victor against Tunisia.

England got off to a winning start in Group G of their World Cup campaign, 2-1.

"In the first two games there will be 10 behind the ball, but against Belgium and in the knock-out stages I think Dele Alli will be a better player". "They kept going, kept going to the last second". I felt he could score a handful of goals against Panama and Tunisia.

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