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24 Jun 2018

FIFA WC 2018: England thrash Panama 6-1 courtesy Kane's hat-trick

It was raining goals in England versus Panama Group G FIFA World Cup 2018 fixture.

The Three Lions thrashed Panama 6-1 to record their highest win in a World Cup encounter.

Skipper Harry Kane pumped in a hat-trick to lead the charge against the minnows.

England have qualified for the knockout stages after securing two successive wins.

Here is the match report.

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England score five goals in first-half

England score five goals in first-half

England scripted a fairytale first half over a sorry Panama after netting five goals.

Manchester City defender John Stones scored a brace as Harry Kane scored twice from the penalty-spot.

Manchester United's Jesse Lingard scored a screamer from outside the box.

Gareth Southgate celebrated his team's show in a subdued fashion after dislocating his shoulder last week.

'HurriKane'

Record-breaking Kane revels in hat-trick

Kane scored a lucky goal in 61st minute off a deflection to net a hat-trick in his second World Cup game.

The player has five goals in the 2018 edition of the World Cup.

Kane became the third English player to notch 3+ goals in the group stage of World Cup.

He joins an illustrious list of Roger Hunt (1966) and Gary Lineker (1986).

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Panama's Felipe Baloy scripts history

Panama's Felipe Baloy etched his name in the record books as he became the nation's first player to score a goal in the coveted event. The 37-year-old's 77th minute strike saw the Panama supporters, in the stadium, erupt with joy.

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