It was a shock for Colombia on Tuesday 4th July, as they were defeated by England. The regulation time ended 1-1, and England would have themselves to blame to have allowed Colombia to force them into an extra time. The Three Lions won the match 4-3 on penalties to reach the last 8 of the championship.
The Three Lions will face Sweden in their next match at the Russia 2018 World Cup.
Tottenham striker Harry Kane scored the first goal for England in the 57th minute via a penalty after he was pushed by Carlos Sanchez. He stepped up to convert the kick. England were on the verge of winning the tie before Yerry Mina restored parity for Colombia via an header at the death to force the match into penalties. Carlos Bacca missed the last penalty for Colombia while Eric Dier scored to send England into the last 8 of the 2018 World Cup where they will meet Sweden Below is the live updates of the match between England and Colombia England win the penalties 4-3.
This is the details of the penalty shoot-out between England and Colombia.
G O A L – Radamel Falcao converts his penalty!
GOAL……Harry Kane scores his penalty for England
GOAL……Juan Cuadrado converts his penalty!
GOAL…..Rashford scores his penalty for England
GOAL…….Luis Muriel converts his penalty!
MISSED……..Jordan Henderson misses for England
MISSED: Mateus Uribe misses for Colombia
GOAL: Kieran Trippier scores for England
MISSED…….Carlos Bacca from Colombia takes the penalty, but is denied by Jordan Pickford!
GOAL……..Eric Dier scores the winner for England
That was it for qualifying match for the quarter-finals between England and Colombia. Who do you think is going to win bet England and Sweden in their next match?
Remember, England stumbled to win Colombia; Sweden might come with a shocker.