England fans think Tottenham Hotspur star Alli is partly to blame for World Cup injury worry

England confirmed via their official Twitter account on Tuesday night that Dele Alli had suffered a minor thigh injury against Tunisia in their opening Group G match of Russia 2018.

The Tottenham Hotspur star will now be monitored by medical staff ahead of Sunday’s second group contest against Panama.


The midfielder was named in the first XI that sealed a late 2-1 victory over Tunisia, thanks to Harry Kane’s 91st-minute winner.

The 22-year-old suffered a knock in the first half and initially looked set to be substituted, with Fabian Delph getting ready to come off the bench.

However, he managed to continue until the 80th minute when Ruben Loftus-Cheek was then introduced to the action.

At the time, Alli must have felt fit enough to continue, but now some England fans are blaming the midfielder for potentially making his injury worse.

Other supporters have taken aim at Southgate for not hauling him off earlier in the match.

As a result, Alli is now a doubt for this weekend’s clash.