Who wins Group G if England and Belgium draw?

England secures spot in World Cup round of 16 with win over Panama

The game eventually ended 6-1, with Kane netting his hat-trick in rather fortuitous circumstances and Felipe Baloy scoring a consolation for the Central American outfit.

The Tottenham Hotspur striker has scored the two goals in the first fixture, when they beat Tunisia 2-1 and now have five goals to his name.

Kane is now one goal ahead of Cristiano Ronaldo and Romelu Lukaku in the battle to be crowned top scorer.

England's Kyle Walker, left, vies for the ball with Panama's Blas Perez during the Group G match at the 2018 World Cup at the Nizhny Novgorod Stadium in Nizhny Novgorod, Russia, Sunday, June 24, 2018.

In other action, Japan and Senegal will go head-to-head in Group H action after they both picked up victories in their opening games.

The first goal came from Manchester City defender John Stones on eight minutes, who scored his first ever global goal.

Kane didn't have to wait long to add to his tally, converting from the penalty spot in the 22nd after Lingard was brought down by Fidel Escobar.

"We were ruthless in front of goal", Southgate said.

The first penalty was, remarkably, the first England have scored in open play at a World Cup since 2002, when David Beckham netted against Argentina.

A line of uniformed officers moved in just after midnight to separate the two sets of fans, while a squad in riot gear, which was on standby in a dark alleyway nearby, stood down as fans started to filter away on their own.

Kane's hat-trick against Panama was the cherry on top of a superb display from England.

Kane said: "I'm very proud".

We suggest skipping the midnight matches as Group A comes to a close when Uruguay play Russian Federation and Saudi Arabia take on Egypt, given who progresses out of that pool is already decided. We want to keep momentum, we will have to think exactly about the team we want to put out against Belgium because there is an opportunity for players that need a match, but we also want to keep winning football matches.

At least Balague saw the amusing side, who tweeted in reply to Neville just before half-time that England were clearly good against Panama.

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