‘In a dream world’ – England fans in Nizhny Novogorod react to Panama rout

Travelling supporters were few in number as Gareth Southgate’s side won 6-1 in stifling heat, but they more than made up for that both in and out of the stadium

The victory was never in question, only the score. England fans flush from 30-degree heat and cold lager celebrated their 6-1 thumping of an outmatched Panama in Nizhny Novgorod, clinching a spot in the knockout stages of the 2018 World Cup.

“I’m in a dream world!” shouted Barry Hughes, 53, a transplant from near Glasgow to Bristol, as he glided out of Nizhny Novgorod Stadium with a pint of Bud on his way to the city’s main drag.

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