Captain Harry Kane led the way with a hat-trick as England stormed into the knockout stages of the World Cup with a 6-1 thrashing of Panama.
2018 World Cup
5′ CHANCE! Godoy’s shot wide out!
8′ GOAL! England 1-0 Panama (J. Stones)
Goal! England 1, Panama 0. John Stones (England) header from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Kieran Trippier with a cross following a corner.
15′ CHANCE! Barcenas’ shot wide out!
22′ Penalty Goal! England 2-0 Panama (Harry Kane)
Goal! England 2, Panama 0. Harry Kane (England) converts the penalty with a right footed shot to the top left corner.
36′ GOAL! England 3-0 Panama (J. Lingard)
Goal! England 3, Panama 0. Jesse Lingard (England) right footed shot from outside the box to the top right corner. Assisted by Raheem Sterling.
40′ GOAL! England 4-0 Panama (J. Stones)
Goal! England 4, Panama 0. John Stones (England) header from the left side of the six yard box to the high centre of the goal following a set piece situation.
46′ Penalty Goal! England 5-0 Panama (Harry Kane)
Goal! England 5, Panama 0. Harry Kane (England) converts the penalty with a right footed shot to the top left corner.
62′ GOAL! England 6-0 Panama (H. Kane)
Goal! England 6, Panama 0. Harry Kane (England) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the centre of the goal. Assisted by Ruben Loftus-Cheek.
63′ Kane replaced by Vardy!
72′ Henderson’s shot wide out!
76′ Panama nearly score their first World Cup goal!
78′ GOAL! England 6-1 Panama (Baloy)
Goal! England 6, Panama 1. Felipe Baloy (Panama) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Ricardo Avila with a cross following a set piece situation.
England secure their place in the knockout stage of the World Cup with an emphatic win over Panama this afternoon. The result sends Panama out of the competition and draws the Three Lions level on points with Belgium at the top of Group G.
Harry Kane became the third Englishman to score a hat-trick at the World Cup, scoring two penalties and a deflected goal. John Stones notched his first two international goals, heading home twice from set-pieces. Jesse Lingard also found the net, with a sublime effort that epitomised the performance of Gareth Southgate’s men in the first half.
England XI: Ashley Young, Jordan Henderson, Kyle Walker, Kieran Trippier, Harry Kane, Jordan Pickford, Raheem Sterling, Harry Maguire, John Stones, Jesse Lingard, Ruben Loftus-Cheek
Subs: Gary Cahill, Danny Rose, Fabian Delph, Danny Welbeck, Phil Jones, Jamie Vardy, Jack Butland, Dele Alli, Nick Pope, Eric Dier, Trent Alexander-Arnold, Marcus Rashford
Panama XI: Jaime Penedo, Román Torres, Gabriel Gómez, Blas Pérez, Armando Cooper, Eric Davis, Aníbal Godoy, Edgar Bárcenas, Fidel Escobar, Michael Murillo, José Rodríguez
Subs: Luis Tejada, José Calderón, Felipe Baloy, Gabriel Torres, Adolfo Machado, Harold Cummings, A. Rodríguez, Luis Ovalle, Abdiel Arroyo, Ismael Diaz, Valentín Pimentel, R. Avila