Twitter Erupts As Classic England F*ck Up Hands Russia A Point

by : UNILAD on : 11 Jun 2016 21:58
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England’s Euro 2016 campaign got off to a frustrating start, as a last-minute Russian equaliser denied them their first ever opening game win in a European Championships.


The Three Lions dominated from the off, battering on the Russian door but being denied until Eric Dier’s sensational second half free-kick cracked the deadlock.

It looked as though England would coast to the win, but a late equaliser from Vasili Berezutski forced them to settle for a point.

Twitter was in fine form throughout the game, and produced some cracking stuff:

Before the game, Jamie Vardy’s omission got people speculating about why:



When the teams came out, we learned that Roman Neustadter was born in Ukraine, has been capped twice for Germany, but now plays for Russia – what the fuck?


Meanwhile, Sky Sports’ ratings didn’t do too well: 


England were struggling to break the Russians down:


Plenty of people were confused as to why Harry Kane was taking England’s set pieces:

The Twittersphere started to call for changes, including one John Arne Riise:

England went so close to a breakthrough, but Rooney was denied by a stunning save from Igor Akinfeev:

But then, Dier popped up with a thunderbolt free kick to put England ahead:


England couldn’t keep the lead and the fans were gutted, as Vasili Berezutski equalised in the 91st minute:

I suppose it’s nice to know that England are still England, and not some sort of Spain/Germany hybrid that they resembled for so long in Marseille.

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