53' Loftus-Cheek wins a corner for England, who have already scored from four corners at this tournament. So England weren't THAT good yesterday!
After Swede Sven Goran Eriksson, who made his name in Italy's Serie A, was unable to succeed with his attempt to instil a "continental style" of play, Italian coach Fabio Capello failed in turn with his rigid approach. "The second half was 1-1", he said.
John Stones got the ball rolling after just eight minutes, with the Manchester City left totally unmarked to head home from a corner.
The Tottenham striker netted the Three Lions' second goal from the penalty spot and then, in a remarkable half of football, also scored England's fifth in a completely one-sided 45 minutes.
They conceded two penalties in the first half and Kane was on hand to gleefully dispatch them. The ball skittered past a helpless Penedo and into the Panama net. "Obviously it's fantastic to be through and to do it this way is brilliant". "That's the luck of it".
"The free kick we scored against Panama just shows how imaginative we can be going forward". So says Martin O'Neill, you know, the manager of a national team now not at the tournament having failed to qualify.
'It's nice that it's a game where we're not up to our neck in pressure'.
That final match comes against Belgium on Thursday, with the Red Devils also through having won their opening two games.
England face Belgium in their final Group G match which will determine which side qualifies as group winners.
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Japan and Senegal are level on four points, with the same goal differential, while Colombia are a point behind.
We're in trouble if Danny Rose becomes our first choice LWB.he looks off the pace vs a exhausted Panama.
Sceptics might toss darts at the team.
"He's not just a player that stands up front and waits for chances and that's important within the ethic of the team we're trying to create". He even said from his point of view, the game was done when the first half ended.
With his goal in the 78th minute, Baloy became the fourth-oldest World Cup player to score.
World Cup holders Germany were breathing a sigh of relief after Toni Kroos's 95th-minute missile secured a last-gasp 2-1 win over Sweden on Saturday. That is the nature of the worldwide game, since defence depends so much on teamwork and timing, and national teams only spend about 30 days together in any given year.
"There are a lot of good players just behind me".
"When you are a debutante in a World Cup. the first goal is even more enjoyable", Gomez said.
As one fan said to me in Nizhny when walking out of the stadium: "It does make you wonder whether England can go all the way".
In his position, I would make maybe one or two changes and bring in, say, Danny Rose at left wing-back and Marcus Rashford into attacking midfield.
"I'm furious and very upset inside, because anyone who wore that shirt can't see it being trampled like that by a Croatian team that isn't Germany, that isn't Brazil, that isn't Holland or Spain", the 1986 World Cup victor told Venezuelan TV channel Telesur.
Senegal blew their chance of victory against when Japan who twice came from behind to force a 2-2 draw in an entertaining game in Yekaterinburg.