10 Interesting Stats Ahead of England-Wales

0 – Striker Harry Kane didn’t have a single touch of the ball in Russia’s penalty area.

1 – Wales became the first British nation to win their opening game at a European Championship.

5 – Gareth Bale hit the target with all five of his efforts in Wales’ 2-1 win over Slovakia.

6 – Harry Kane took six corners against Russia – he only took seven in his 38 Premier League games combined this past season.

9 – England have failed to win any of their opening fixtures at a European Championship in nine attempts (D5, L4).

10 – England have now drawn 10 of their 28 matches at European Championships (W9, L9).

25% – England were one of four nations who took the lead in their opening game but failed to win.  Eight teams were successful in winning after taking the lead.

25% – Roy Hodgson has now only won two of eight matches at international tournaments as England manager (D5, L3).

65 – Eric Dier scored a direct free kick despite never having attempted a single one in his 65 Premier League appearances for Tottenham.

73% – Wales hit the target with eight of their 11 shots in their opener.

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