The Three Lions will yet again be kicking off their dream of winning a FIFA World Cup when they take on Tunisia in a Group G game at the Volgograd Arena in the 2018 FIFA World Cup. The group round is supposedly easier for England as Tunisia and Panama both pose little challenge for the knockout spot. Tunisia, on the other hand, will be making a return to the FIFA World Cup after they managed a 24th spot finish in the 2006 FIFA World Cup in Germany.
For the English fans, the wait to see their side kick-start their 2018 FIFA World Cup campaign would finally come to an end. The importance of this game for fans from all across the globe needs no explanation as we all are aware of England’s strong fan base. With a strong qualifying campaign backing them up, England will certainly be eyeing for a positive start. No fan would like to miss this game as the English side has so many popular faces. To ensure no fan misses out on any action from England’s first game, we’ve got everything right from the schedule to the live stream details covered to keep you prepared well before time.
How to Watch Online
The live stream of England against Tunisia will be available around half an hour before the kick off on the official website of almost every official broadcaster. BBC and ITV, both will be up with a live stream channel for the fans in United Kingdom. Viewers can also use Kodi to watch the match online. Tunisian fans will be enjoying the live stream through beIN Sports who will provide a live stream on its app and its website. American fans can tune into the official website of FOX Sports to see England kick-start their 2018 FIFA World Cup campaign. Fans from the Asian Subcontinent will have one the better live stream options that will be available Sony’s official app, Sony LIV.
England vs Tunisia Live Stream
A live stream channel will also be available on the official websites of DirecTV, Canal+, SuperSport, and Sky. However, there won’t be any official live stream channel available for fans from many countries. What they can do is simply use the VPN Gateways available on the internet and get themselves access to any of the live stream channels from across the world. A guide on how to use VPNs can be found on our website easily. Fans fed up with their cable’s mess also have a second option now. They can pick from a long list of sticky bundles that has names like Sling TV, fuboTV, KODI, and PlayStation Vue. You can check out our previous post on how to use them on our blog.
Time, Date and Venue
The Group G game between Tunisia and England will be played on 18th June 2018 at the Volgograd Arena with a scheduled kick-off at 21:00 local time. The venue, Volgograd Arena, is in the final stages of its construction and is likely to get completed just in time for the 2018 FIFA World Cup. It will be having a seating capacity of 44,568 for the 2018 FIFA World Cup matches.
England’s lineup will yet again be full of has faces willing to make it big on the international stage. Tunisia’s lineup is likely to see a mix of experienced and young players. If any surprise does come up from Tunisia, it is likely to come up from their front three. Here is how both the sides are most probably going to line up against each other.
Butland (GK); Stones, Trippier, Smalling, Walker; Lallana, Sterling, Lingard; Vardy, Rashford, Harry Kane
Mathlouthi (GK); Ali Maáloul, Syam Ben Youssef, Abdennour, Chemmam; Sassi, Khazri, Amine Ben Amor; Fakhreddine, Msakni, Akaichi
The English fans will be able to catch the action of their national side taking on Tunisia on BBC and ITV. The two official broadcasters will serve fans from the entire United Kingdom, and the game is likely to be the biggest one for them. The Tunisian fans will have to tune in to their regular Sports provider, beIN Sports. The official broadcasters will have preview show lined up an hour before kick-off.
Fans from the other countries can enjoy the England Tunisia game on their respective official broadcast channel. FOX Sports will cover the game in America, DirecTV in the Caribbean, Sony in the Asian Subcontinent, beIN Sports in the MENA Countries, Canal+ in Africa, and Perviy Kanal in the host nation Russia. Every official broadcaster is likely to start their broadcast for the England Tunisia game soon after the end of Belgium vs Panama. A review show will also be covered, but that will include the other two matches of 18th June as well.
Who will win?
The most pessimistic of English fans would also not be expecting England to drop points against Tunisia. Yes, Tunisia have had a great run of form of late, but that doesn’t give them a chance against one of the strongest sides in the tournament. Even the fans of Tunisia would expect their side to at least draw against England. Our prediction still goes in favor of England. The final scoreline England 2-0 Tunisia.