Gabby Logan made a mistake when interviewing Jordan Henderson after Tunisia match

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England’s World Cup campaign is off to a decent start after their 2-1 victory over Tunisia.

As always with the Three Lions, they didn’t make life easy for themselves.

Numerous missed chances, a couple of stonewall penalties denied and conceding a soft penalty of their own saw the score tied at 1-1 heading into injury-time.

Then the ball fell perfectly to Harry Kane, who scored his second goal of the match to give England the perfect start.

Kane, of course, was wearing the captain’s armband after getting the nod ahead of Jordan Henderson.

While Kane was leading by example with his goals, Henderson was leading by example with his performance and by barking instructions to his teammates.

And he also performed media duties after the game for BBC.

Henderson was interviewed by Gabby Logan straight after the game and spoke well in the aftermath of England’s win.

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However, some England fans heard Logan make a pretty schoolboy error during the interview.

She told the 18.3 million viewers that: “It’s only the third time in England’s history that England have won their opening game in the World Cup.”

But she was very wrong.

England have actually now won SIX opening World Cup matches in 1950, 1970, 1982, 1998, 2006 and now 2018.

Oh dear.


And England fans weren't prepared to let this little mistake slide.

We’ll let her off due to the dramatic climax to the match.

As for Henderson, though, his performance was heavily praised by pundits with Gary Neville calling him a "manager's dream."

“His game’s changed so much. Think about four years ago when Liverpool nearly won the league under Brendan Rodgers…he was a box-to-box midfield player and Steven Gerrard was sitting in there.

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“Now he has evolved his game, he’s matured. He’s able to do what Martin’s just showed us in terms of sitting back. He wouldn’t have been able to do that a few years ago.

“He wants to learn all the time, he works hard, he’s conscientious, he’s a manager’s dream.

“And tonight—when he was under pressure to win the spot, he looks like he’s cemented [it].”

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