England starts with no big expectations

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Indeed a deep cynicism had taken hold of many supporters but Southgate's humble approach and the youthful nature of his squad has managed to restore some degree of positivity.

Harry Kane will lead the England attack in their World Cup opener against Tunisia, with manager Gareth Southgate naming a starting XI with few surprise inclusions.

England doesn't boast of big names this time but there is a sense of bonhomie among the players and in Southgate it has a coach who understands them.

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England almost scored in the opening minutes, beating Tunisia's high line over the top with a direct ball from the back.

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If you have cable or satellite then use the Fox Sports Go website or mobile app to login with your provider's credentials and access the Fox Sports 1 live stream for England vs Tunisia.

Tunisia will play without star Youssef Msakni, who suffered a torn anterior cruciate ligament on April 7. After a sloppy attempt to clear out of the back, the ball eventually fell for Jesse Lingard, whose clean look from the center of the box was denied by a kick save from goalkeeper Moez Hassen.

Ashley Young and Jordan Henderson have been chosen ahead of Danny Rose and Eric Dier as England chase a flying start to the finals.

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The last time these two teams met opened the 1998 World Cup, a match England won 2-0. Tunisia coach Nabil Maaloul selected striker Wahbi Khazri for his first match since April after an injury and wingback Ali Maaloul also plays despite picking up a muscle strain in a friendly against Spain earlier this month.

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