A view from Manchester fan park as England beat Iran 6-2

Manchester’s Depot Mayfield played host to the largest fan park in Europe as England’s 2022 World Cup campaign kicked off with a glorious 6-2 victory over Iran.

Thousands of fans flooded inside for a unique experience as England’s tournament began with an eight goal thriller.

Jude Bellingham got the first of six goals for England as the 19-year-old became only the second teenager to score for the Three Lions at the World Cup behind Michael Owen.

Bukayo Saka netted twice as his fine form continued with Raheem Sterling adding to the growing goal tally.

Manchester-based Marcus Rashford and Jack Grealish came off the bench and got in on the action in the closing stages.

Mehdi Taremi found two goals in the second half to deny England from keeping a clean sheet.

Fans watching on as England cruise to victory

The Road to Victory at Depot Mayfield will host events for all the other England games in the coming weeks promising a fantastic experience for all.

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