Samara (Agencies): England have knocked Colombia out of the Russia 2018 World Cup with a dramatic penalty shootout victory to exorcise their spot kick demons and progress to the quarterfinals versus Sweden.
The game finished 1-1 after a 57th minute Harry Kane penalty was canceled out in normal time stoppage time by a Yerry Mina header at the very death from a corner with every Colombia player piled into the box.
England finally won a shootout with Eric Dier’s spot kick after a Jordan Pickford heroic save in the shootout and a missed Colombia penalty gave them the win.
England captain Harry Kane scored his sixth goal of the World Cup in a penalty in the 57th minute in the second half after Colombia’s Sanchez picked Kane up at the back post.
Colombia James Rodriguez, who suffered an injury in the final match of the group stage against Senegal and was substituted in the 32nd minute of Colombia’s last group-stage game against Senegal, will miss the game.
Previously, England hass suffered loss defeat against Belgium 0-1, while Colombia beat Senegal with the same score.
During the shootout, England goalkeeper Jordan Pickford made two saves from the spot before his teammate Eric Dier clinched victory.