England rivals excited by Three Lions challenge at World Cup

Tunisia players celebrating their qualification for the 2018 World Cup

That could be seen as a match to decide the victor of the group, but, with England having finished second in a group containing United States, Slovenia and Algeria in 2010, before failing to get out of a group also boasting Italy, Uruguay and Costa Rica in 2014, Southgate feels a team that lost to Iceland in last 16 of the European Championship previous year can ill-afford to look beyond any opponent.

England manager Gareth Southgate believes they can not afford to write off Tunisia and Panama after being handed a favourable World Cup draw.

"They're an outstanding team", Southgate said of Roberto Martinez's side.

With all this considered, it's now high time we had a peek at what England's players (might?) be wearing as they take to the field in Russian Federation. We've got to remember where we are starting from with this group of young players. "You know how important it is for us as Muslims".

"It was a brilliant occasion so to be leading the country out into that same occasion, the first game of the World Cup, I am hugely proud".

Speaking before the draw, Panama manager Hernan Dario Gomez called out England's inability to fulfil their potential at major tournaments.

England's World Cup fixtures and dates
England's World Cup fixtures and dates

Now 61, he coached his native Colombia at the 1998 World Cup in France.

"Panama are very happy with this group. Panama are learning and trying to progress", he said.

Gareth Southgate's side are in Pot 2 so could potentially be drawn alongside one of Brazil, Argentina or Germany, who are all in Pot 1. We've even dared to look as far as the knockout stages, and at who might end up sending them home.

"Yes, a couple of them had a taste of it at the last tournament, but many of them will not feel that weight and burden that a lot of the players have carried over a good few tournaments over the years".

But asked if he feared any of their players, he quipped: "The only unsafe player is Messi!"

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