England fans are feeling a sense of inevitability about the 1-1 draw against Russia

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England might have just played their most frustrating Euro opener, ever.

Things were going so well. The quality of football was high and lots of good chances were created - including a shot by Wayne Rooney which was only stopped because Igor Akinfeev demonstrated some incredible goalkeeping.

Hot on the heels of Rooney's attempt, Eric Dier smashed in a powerful free-kick to give England the well deserved lead at last - and the love came flooding in.

Eric Dier celebrates scoring England's first goal of the game
(Owen Humphreys/PA)

Nothing *dire* about this guy, amirite?

But then, with literally minutes left of the match, Russia's Vasili Berezutski slipped in a last-gasp equaliser. And dejected fans could not believe it.

But really, in actual fact, they could believe it.

Classic England, eh?