Colombia vs England

Eric Dier scored the decisive spot-kick as England won a World Cup penalty shoot-out for the first time, edging past Colombia 4-3 to set up a quarter-final against Sweden.

2018 World Cup


Penalty Shootout

Match Events

15′ CLOSE! Trippier’s header over the bar

CHANCE! Trippier with the delivery once again. His cross from the right finds Kane at the back post but the Tottenham forward can only direct his header over the crossbar.

42′ CLOSE! Trippier’s free-kick shot wide out

SHOT! Trippier curls the free kick over the wall but it curls just wide of the left post. Not a bad effort but it was nothing to concern Ospina in the Colombia goal.

54′ Yellow Card! Carlos Sanchez booked

PENALTY! Carlos Sanchez brings Kane to the floor and England have an opportunity from the spot. Carlos Sanchez is given a yellow card for pulling Kane down inside the box following a corner.

57′ Penalty Goal! Colombia 0-1 England (Harry Kane)

GOAL! 1-0 England!!!!!

Kane steps up to curl his penalty straight down the centre of the goal, with Ospina diving to his right. England have their lead.

62′ CHANCE! Alli’s header over the bar

CHANCE! England have been a threat from set pieces all evening and they are at it again. Young’s delivery is headed back across goal by Maguire but Colombia clear. It is chipped back into the box by Trippier and Alli can only head over the bar from four yards out.

81′ WHAT A MISS! Cuadrado’s shot wide out

CHANCE! Walker dawdles on the ball and he is robbed by Bacca. Colombia find themselves in a three against two situation, but Cuadrado can only rifle his effort high over the crossbar. Huge let off for England and Colombia could be left to rue such a good opportunity.

92′ CLOSE! Uribe’s shot saved by Pickford

CHANCE! Substitute Uribe rifles a half-volley from over 30 yards out and Pickford pulls off a magnificent save to tip it around the post. Colombia corner.

93′ GOAL! Colombia 1-1 England (Mina)

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GOAL! 1-1!!!! Colombia have their equaliser as Mina rises high at the back post to head Cuadrado’s delivery into the left corner. Vardy tried to head it off the line but he could not get enough on it. Colombia are back in it.

112′ CLOSE! Rose’s shot wide out

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CHANCE! Rose is slipped inside the left of the box and tries to roll the ball towards the far corner, but it curls just wide of the post. So close.

120′ Colombia knocked out by England in penalty shootout!

Round 1: Colombia O  England O

Round 2: Colombia O  England O

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Round 3: Colombia O  England X

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Round 4: Colombia X  England O

Round 5: Colombia X  England O

Match Report

Eric Dier scored the decisive spot-kick as England won a World Cup penalty shoot-out for the first time, edging past Colombia 4-3 to set up a quarter-final against Sweden.

Harry Kane’s sixth goal of the World Cup appeared enough to secure England’s first knockout win at a major tournament in 12 years, the Three Lions captain scoring from the spot after he was fouled by Carlos Sanchez.

But Colombia took the last-16 tie into extra-time with a dramatic equaliser in the 93rd minute in Moscow on Tuesday, Yerry Mina climbing highest in the box to score a head in Juan Cuadrado’s corner.

In the shoot-out, David Ospina plunged to his left to keep out Jordan Henderson’s poor penalty and give Colombia the advantage, but Mateus Uribe struck the crossbar and Jordan Pickford denied Carlos Bacca brilliantly to give Dier the chance to win it for the Three Lions.

And the substitute kept his nerve, Dier drilling home his spot-kick even though Ospina dived the right way, with England now set to take on Sweden on Saturday in Samara.

The South Americans were without James Rodriguez due to injury and could have had Wilmar Barrios sent off in the first half when he appeared to aim a headbutt into Henderson’s chest and chin.


Colombia XI: Carlos Sánchez, Radamel Falcao, David Ospina, Juan Cuadrado, Juan Quintero, Santiago Arias, Johan Mojica, Wilmar Barrios, Jefferson Lerma, Yerry Mina, Davinson Sánchez

Subs: Cristián Zapata, Abel Aguilar, José Cuadrado, Camilo Vargas, Farid Díaz, Óscar Murillo, Carlos Bacca, Luis Muriel, José Izquierdo, Mateus Uribe

England XI: Ashley Young, Jordan Henderson, Kyle Walker, Kieran Trippier, Harry Kane, Jordan Pickford, Raheem Sterling, Harry Maguire, John Stones, Dele Alli, Jesse Lingard

Subs: Gary Cahill, Danny Rose, Danny Welbeck, Phil Jones, Jamie Vardy, Jack Butland, Nick Pope, Eric Dier, Ruben Loftus-Cheek, Trent Alexander-Arnold, Marcus Rashford


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