Published: Wed, July 04, 2018
Sport | By Fredrick Flores

England break penalty shootout curse

England break penalty shootout curse

A fiery round-of-16 encounter in Moscow remained deadlocked at the break, before Gareth Southgate's side drew first blood with a spot-kick from Harry Kane.

Kane, Raheem Sterling and Dele Alli were among nine players recalled for England after Gareth Southgate rested most his first-choice side for their final group game against Belgium. "You have to look at the bigger picture sometimes and make decisions which, in some quarters, might be criticized". We paid a visit to the airport's flight information page online, which confirmed that indeed, flights at the airport had been delayed on Tuesday afternoon.

The young players are showing that, enjoying the tournament, and we are looking forward to preparing for the quarter-final. It won't be easy against a Colombia squad led by striker Radamel Falcao, midfielder Juan Quintero and midfielder James Rodriguez.

"The manager has come in with great ideas and a great idea of how he wants us to play".

They had suffered spot-kick heartbreak in 1990, 1998 and 2006, not to mention the European Championships of 1996 and 2004.

"We don't need to change too much".

Colombia coach Jose Pekerman astonishingly complained about all the interruptions and refereering, and praised his team, saying: "Colombia played very hard, we were courageous".

"We had good news after his medical tests". Our players play in the best clubs, the best leagues, and are used to playing in matches of this size, so nothing will frighten us. The Latin American nation has played 21 matches in the World Cup and have never managed to finish the match with a 0-0 scoreline. Sign up for our month-long newsletter.

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Previous results: Lost to Japan, 2-1.

With the World Cup Round of 16 clash heavily poised at the Otkrytiye Arena, tensions began to rise and tempers were threatening to spill over after Barrios appeared to lash out at the Liverpool skipper.

Trippier eventually bent that free-kick wide and Kane drove wide before the break, where Sterling's close attention continued as a Colombian coach barged him. Nobody qualifying for the World Cup last 16 gets lucky. ELO world ranking: 10.

- This will be Colombia's only third appearance in the knockout stages of World Cup.

Tonight's penalty shootout win is England's first ever in World Cup history. ELO world ranking: 8.

"Fantastic", said Southgate. "We deserved it as well". "No one laid on the floor and we stood there when it counted". They were powered by James Rodriguez, who won the Golden Boot with five goals.

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