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Well that is all we have time for on this Euro 2016 live blog. We have had three intriguing days on this first full day of the tournament, with wins for Switzerland and Wales, before Russia claiming a late draw against England. We're back tomorrow with three more games including Northern Ireland's opening game of the tournament against Poland. But until then, goodbye.

Full time: England 1-1 Russia

So cruel on England but they are punished for not playing until the final seconds as Russia claim an unlikely point in Marseille. After dominating the first 80 minutes, Eric Dier had England ahead, but captain Berezutski popped up with a fine 92nd minute header to claim a late draw. Roy Hodgson will be fuming with his team's failure to convert their dominance into three points, but there is still plenty of encouragement ahead of the rest of the competition.

Goal: England 1-1 Russia (Vasili Berezutski)

Would you believe it. Russia have hardly threatened in this second half, particularly since the goal, but in the second minute of added time they equalise. A long hopeful ball finds Berezutski, who heads over Joe Hart and into the corner.

Three added minutes in Marseille. Perhaps a curse, but Russia don't look like scoring.

Another Russia attack killed off in its infancy and Raheem Sterling scampers away on the break, but instead of crossing for Kane or another marauding teammate, he miss-kicks and Russia survive.

England's game management is much improved on this evidence and they are making this last 15 minutes or so look routine, despite their narrow lead. They are continuing to go for goals too, with Harry Kane striking over the bar.

Wayne Rooney off and Jack Wilshere on for England, with 13 minutes to go in Marseille.

Goal: England 1-0 Russia (Eric Dier)

Roy Hodgson's side have lift-off at Euro 2016 and it comes from Eric Dier. Alli wins a free-kick on the edge of the box and after Harry Kane dumbies it, Eric Dier steers the set-piece beyond Akinfeev with a fine strike. The breakthrough they deserve.

Igor Akinfeev makes a remarkable save from the best chance of the game. Rooney arrives on cue after Rose's cross is half-cleared and the Russia 'keeper sprawls to his right and somehow turns the ball away.

England have noticeably dropped off since the break, with Wayne Rooney seeing less of the ball and Dele Alli and Adam Lallana less effectual. Roy Hodgson could do with changing this up to stem the Russia flow of pressure.

Dzyuba causing more problems and he outmuscles Smalling, nodding it down to Smolov who curls goalwards and while it beats Hart, it bounces wide. Russia much improve since the break.

Yellow card for Gary Cahill, the first of the game for England. The Chelsea centre-back has done well against Dzyuba so far but he must walk a disciplinary tight-rope.

Berezutski the latest Russia player to win the ball in the England penalty area, but his header is well off-target and behind for a goal-kick. Ray Lewington comes out to the edge of the technical area; I wonder how long before a change as we reach the hour mark.

Joe Hart tested at last but by one of his own players, as Eric Dier heads a Russia corner towards his own goal which the City stopper turns over the bar.

Wayne Rooney takes over set-piece responsibilities and takes this latest attacking free-kick which shaves the roof of the net.

Free-kick for England after Sterling is tripped by Smolov. Kane swings the ball in and it bounces through, off Eric Dier before Stering is caught off-side as the ball is recycled.

Russia on the front foot early in this second half and it takes Gary Cahill to intercept Kokorin's cross to deny Dzyuba from giving his side the lead.

Players back out for the second half in Marseille. No changes. What will half time have done to both teams' mindset?

Half time: England 0-0 Russia

Having covered this England team intensively over the last four years since Roy Hodgson took over I have no idea where that first half display came from. Hodgson's side have dominated the half and though they don't have a goal to show for is, it has been a mighty impressive showing. Russia have merely played the role of surviver, but surely they will improve after the break.

More chaos inside the Russia box as Rooney feeds the ball out to Rose, whose cross is punched clear by Akinfeev. England knocking on the door but half time is fast approaching - and you bet Russia can't wait for it.

Russia exchange passes in defence before Ignashevich, the country's most capped player, hacks the ball out of play. England have been totally dominate since the mid-way point of this first half but they're yet to convert that advantage.

Wayne Rooney has been awfully quiet in this first half but he gets into the action with a fine volley after Alli wriggled away from an almost impossible situation in the right corner.

Ball in the net for England but is has been ruled out for offside. Alli and Lallana combined to good effect again, but the pass to Harry Kane, who finds the net, finds the Tottenham forward in an offside position.

Half a chance for Raheem Sterling after he is played in by Dele Alli - who is playing in as advanced a role for England as I have ever seen him previously - but Berezutski gets back in the nick of time.

Danny Rose gets into a good crossing position on the left but is unable to get purchase on the ball and Russia clear. Surprised at how open this game - the first group match - is already. Adam Lallana goes close now, dragging his effort wide from 15 yards.

Plenty of chances early on for both sides and it's Russia's turn now. Kokorin's free-kick is into the near post and Sergei Ignashevich directs a header which Joe Harts has to beat away before grabbing at the second attempt.

Now the turn of Chris Smalling to test Akinfeev, with a solid header from Kane's corner but it is straight at the stopper.

Very encouraging start this from England. Raheem Sterling crosses from the left and finds an unmarked Dele Alli who heads goalwards, just beyond the out-stretched Harry Kane. Russia struggling to live with England's movement.

Akinfeev's wrists tested by a rasper from Adam Lallana, which the Russian 'keeper tips over. Good save after Kyle Walker cut inside. Very open start to this game.

Russia have started brightly too and Dzyuba brings a deflected cross down but England clear.

First opening for England. Adam Lallana nods the ball down and Dele Alli arrived on cue but blasts his volley over and off-target.

Under way in Marseille.

Players out and the anthems are blaring, Russia's - which is met by a chorus of boos - and then England's which is sung boisterously; as is the way in international football these days.

Players in the tunnel in Marseille and we're closing in on kick-off. Joe Hart barking out a few final instructions to his teammates. England ready to take their bow in a major tournament once again. It should be plain sailing, no?

You will have seen that though England appear to have three quarters inside the new Stade Velodrome, they will not have the backing of their band which follows them around the globe, after The FA failed to apply to Uefa to allow their instruments into the ground for the games. What difference will that have? It might mean the viewing and audible experience might be slightly improved - but perhaps that is down to taste.

So the latest position off the carousel of roles for captain Wayne Rooney is midfield, as Roy Hodgson continues to plucky responsibilities out of thin air for the Manchester United man. The walls are certainly closing in on Rooney, and having been drafted out of favoured position thee is no doubt his future is under scrutiny.

Ok, so I am reading further reports that though a section of Russian fans are in a corner of the ground in Marseille - there is no sign of segregation in other areas of the stadium where fans are notably mixed. Should things kick-off again, it could once again get nasty.

I am pleased to report that England and Russia fans appear to have been segregated effectively in Marseille, with the latter housed in a small corner. The English following is expected to reach around 20,000 in Marseille, and there may be several more.

There is no country which go into this European Championships in greater disarray than Russia. The nation are on the brink of being excluded from the Rio 2016 Olympics amid allegations of state-sponsored doping, their most famous sportsperson - Maria Sharapova - has been banned for two years after a anti-doping breach and now sections of their support have set upon locals and England fans, not innocent themselves, in the lead up to the game. Leonid Slutsky's side are under pressure to deliver a good news story for Russia and a win against England tonight would go a long way to turning things around.

Slightly concerning point before the second round of group matches, given today's events.

There will be no pleasing anyone regarding this England team, so much so that you wonder whether there should be a nation-wide referendum for each team selection at a major competition. The likes of Jamie Vardy, Ryan Bertrand and John Stones are all on the bench, all of whom could have been involved this evening.

As for Russia, it's a blend of youth and experience for Slutsky's team. Berezutsky and Ignashevich are partnered in defence, wile Neustadter and Golovin will feature in a midfield boasting just six international caps. Dzyuba leads the attack.

So let's have a look at that England team, which is one many expected. Roy Hodgson has ditched the diamond midfield and it's a 4-3-3 which will start the game in Marseille. Wayne Rooney will operate in midfield for the first time from the start for England alongside Dier and Alli. In attack, Harry Kane is flanked by Adam Lallana and Raheem Sterling.


England: Hart, Walker, Cahill, Smalling, Rose, Dier, Alli, Sterling, Lallana, Rooney, Kane

Russia: Akinfeev, Smolnikov, V.Berezutsky, Ignashevich, Schennikov; Neustadter, Golovin; Kokorin, Shatov, Smolov; Dzyuba

Full time in Bordeaux and Wales have beaten Slovakia 2-1, in their first major tournament game for 58 years. Now it's England's turn to react, in their opening game in Marseille against Russia in the other Group B match.

BREAKING: England include Adam Lallana and Raheem Sterling in their team to face Russia. Full team news to follow.

Sadly, the build-up to this game has been dominated by a series of violent exchanges involving England, Russia and some local football fans in the city of Marseille, which hosts this Group B encounter. Here is the latest on the episodes which has seen six people arrested and five others taken to hospital.

If you're joined us for the build-up to England vs Russia, a reminder that the second game of this three-game bonanza is still being played where Wales are being held by Slovakia in Bordeaux. To follow the rest of that game, where there is under a quarter of an hour remaining - head this way.

Fifty years since their World Cup win in 1966, 20 years after their run to the semi-final at Euro '96; England's build up to Euro 2016 has been all about nostalgia, but tonight all the talking stops as Roy Hodgson's side begin their campaign in Marseille. Russia, a country whose sporting infrastructure is in tatters amid doping allegations ahead of Rio 2016, represent the opposition as they look to ease the tension around their global sporting reputation. Team news and all the updates ahead of the game on the way.