England’s opening match of the 2018 World Cup in Group G will be against Tunisia.
The ideal UK kick-off time means that there is set to be a huge TV audience for the opening game of Gareth Southgate’s World Cup campaign.
And in a tournament that has already seen Germany lose and Brazil draw, Russia 2018 is already proving to be a World Cup of upsets.
That’s both a blessing and a curse for Harry Kane and England. Little-fancied before the tournament, they could yet upset the odds with big hitters misfiring.
— England (@England) June 18, 2018
Then again, a victory is expected in this Monday’s match against Tunisia, making England the ones vulnerable to an early upset.
Tougher opponents await in the form of Group G favourites Belgium, but for now, check out all the TV coverage details, kick-off times and more below.
When is the England v Tunisia World Cup 2018 Group G game being played?
The game will take place on Monday 18th June.
What time is kick off?
The match begins at 7pm BST.
What stadium is hosting the tie?
Volgograd Arena, Volgograd
Is it live on BBC or ITV on TV in the UK?
Full match coverage will be aired on BBC1.
- Complete World Cup 2018 guide – including every match fixture, kick-off time, TV channel, venue and more
Who are in the squads for England and Tunisia?
Goalkeepers: Jack Butland (Stoke), Jordan Pickford (Everton), Nick Pope (Burnley).
Defenders: Trent Alexander-Arnold (Liverpool), Gary Cahill (Chelsea), Fabian Delph (Manchester City), Phil Jones (Manchester United), Harry Maguire (Leicester), Danny Rose (Tottenham Hotspur), John Stones (Manchester City), Kieran Trippier (Tottenham Hotspur), Kyle Walker (Manchester City), Ashley Young (Manchester United).
Midfielders: Dele Alli (Tottenham Hotspur), Eric Dier (Tottenham Hotspur), Jordan Henderson (Liverpool), Jesse Lingard (Manchester United), Ruben Loftus-Cheek (Chelsea).
Strikers: Harry Kane (Tottenham Hotspur), Marcus Rashford (Manchester United), Raheem Sterling (Manchester City), Jamie Vardy (Leicester City), Danny Welbeck (Arsenal).
Goalkeepers: Farouk Ben Mustapha (Al Shabab), Mouez Hassen (Nice), Aymen Mathlouthi (Al Baten).
Defenders: Rami Bedoui (Etoile du Sahel), Yohan Benalouane (Leicester), Syam Ben Youssef (Kasimpasa), Dylan Bronn (Gent), Oussama Haddadi (Dijon), Ali Maaloul (Al Ahly), Yassine Meriah (CS Sfaxien), Hamdi Nagguez (Zamalek).
Midfielders: Wahbi Khazri (Rennes), Anice Badri (Esperance), Mohamed Amine Ben Amor (Etoile Sportive du Sahel), Ferjani Sassi (Al Nasr), Ellyes Skhiri (Montpellier).
Strikers:: Saifeddine Khaoui (Marseille), Fakhreddine Ben Youssef (Al Ettifaq), Saber Khalifa (Club Africain), Bassem Srarfi (Nice), Naim Sliti (Lille), Ahmed Khalil (Club Africain), Ghaylen Chaaleli (Esperance).
Who are the other teams in World Cup 2018 Group G?
Group G is made up of Belgium, Panama, Tunisia and England.
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Do you have all the World Cup 2018 fixtures by group?
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- Group A fixtures – Teams: Russia, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Uruguay
- Group B fixtures – Teams: Portugal, Spain, Morocco, Iran
- Group C fixtures – Teams: France, Australia, Peru, Denmark
- Group D fixtures – Teams: Argentina, Iceland, Croatia, Nigeria
- Group E fixtures – Teams: Brazil, Switzerland, Costa Rica, Serbia
- Group F fixtures – Teams: Germany, Mexico, Sweden, South Korea
- Group G fixtures – Teams: Belgium, Panama, Tunisia, England
- Group H fixtures – Teams: Poland, Senegal, Columbia, Japan