Sports England finally wins penalty shootout at World Cup

00:36  04 july  2018
00:36  04 july  2018 Source:   msn.com

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  Kane hat trick in 6-1 rout of Panama puts England in last 16 Kane hat trick in 6-1 rout of Panama puts England in last 16John Stones headed in two goals and Jesse Lingard curled in another. England's previous high for goals in a World Cup match was set in its 4-2 victory over Germany in 1966 final.

England defied the ghosts of their recent past to win a penalty shootout at the World Cup for the first time in their history, thus booking their place in the quarter- finals of Russia 2018.

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England goalkeeper Jordan Pickford saves a penalty during the round of 16 match between Colombia and England at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Spartak Stadium, in Moscow, Russia, Tuesday, July 3, 2018. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader) © The Associated Press England goalkeeper Jordan Pickford saves a penalty during the round of 16 match between Colombia and England at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Spartak Stadium, in Moscow, Russia, Tuesday, July 3, 2018. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)

MOSCOW — England ended its long run of penalty misery and reached the World Cup quarterfinals for the first time in 12 years, beating Colombia 4-3 in a shootout on Tuesday.

Eric Dier scored the decisive kick after a 1-1 draw.

England will play Sweden in the quarterfinals in Samara on Saturday. It is the furthest England has progressed in any tournament since the David Beckham era, when a golden generation of players exited the 2002 and 2006 World Cups in the last eight.

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The Three Lions have a woeful record in shoot -outs at major tournaments, having lost six and won just one of them. England face Colombia in the last 16 in Moscow tomorrow and it could come down to Russia shocks Spain in penalty shootout : How did the hosts beat the 2010 World Cup champs? |

ENGLAND 'S last-16 victory against Colombia has sent social media into meltdown with fans in shock at witnessing the Three Lions finally winning in a penalty shootout . Eric Dier steps up to score winning penalty for England against Colombia at World Cup 2018.

England took the lead in a scrappy match when Harry Kane scored from the penalty spot in the 57th minute. Yerry Mina headed in an equalizer in the third minute of stoppage time.

England trailed 3-2 in the shootout after Jordan Henderson's shot was saved, but Mateus Uribe hit the bar and goalkeeper Jordan Pickford then saved Carlos Bacca's kick.

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