England has not won the FIFA World Cup since 1966 but this could be the year they were looking for. Having a perfectly balanced squad, new manager, and remarkable run England have everything they need to lift the trophy. Their first rivals are Tunisia who did not proceed further group stage. England and Tunisia will start their World Cup campaign against each other. The Three Lions were unstoppable in the qualification games. They just need to keep that momentum on to conquer the World. Will they do it? Let’s first find out Indian time and TV telecast channels of this awaited game of the competition.
England Vs Tunisia India Time [IST] | 2018 FWC
According to Indian Standard Time [IST], England vs Tunisia will start at 11:30 pm on 18 June 2018 [Monday]. The Volgograd Arena will host this Group G game with expected more than 45,000 fans.
|Competition||FIFA World Cup 2018|
|Date||18 June 2018 [India]|
|Time||11:30 pm [IST]|
|Seating capacity||45,568 spectators|
|Round||Group stage [G]|
England Vs Tunisia Telecast in India
Sony Ten 2, Sony Ten 3, and Sony ESPN are the official telecast broadcasters of FIFA World Cup 218. So enjoy this match on these two channels. Switch to their HD versions to enjoy it in high definition.
Telecast in other countries
- Australia: SBS, Optus Sport
- Canada: CTV, RDS, TSN
- France: TF1, beIN Sports
- Italy: Mediaset
- New Zealand: Sky Sport
- Poland: TVP
- Portugal: RTP, SIC, SportTV
- United Kingdom: BBC, ITV
- USA: Fox Sports, Telemundo
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Match Preview And Teams News
England did not win any game in the 2014 World Cup and automatically eliminated in the group stage. It was the worst performance of England in the history of FIFA World Cup finals.
Colombian referee Wilmar Roldan will be in charge for this game. He has been involved in 2 VAR [Video Assisting Referee] controversies in the last year. For the first time in history, VAR is being used in this World Cup.
Tunisia made come back in the World Cup after 2006 edition. They’ve played the finals 4 times and got eliminated in the first round [group stage]. Tunisia’s best finish in the Football World Cup is 9th place during the 1978 edition.
England has won one and drew one against Tunisia in previous 2 meetings. This is the first meeting between England and Tunisia in the last 20 years. Both teams last played against each other in 1998 World Cup that resulted in a 2-0 win of the Three Lions.
England’s last win in the FIFA World Cup came almost eight years ago against Slovenia during the 2010 edition. There is no active player in the squad who was the member of England during 2010 World Cup.
Despite what happened in last World Cup, England is likely to win against Tunisia in their opening game. England has a great goal scoring squad and a strong defence. Tunisia can’t score if they don’t have the possession.
Our Prediction: England: 3 – Tunisia: 0
England: Jordan Pickford; Kyle Walker, John Stones, Harry Maguire; Kieran Trippier, Dele Alli, Jordan Henderson, Jesse Lingard, Ashley Young; Raheem Sterling, Harry Kane [Captain].
Tunisia: Mouez Hassen; Yassine Meriah, Syam Ben Youssef, Dylan Bronn, Ali Maaloul; Ellyes Skhiri, Anice Badri, Ferjani Sassi; Fakhreddine Ben Youssef, Wahbi Khazri, Naim Sliti.