FIFA World Cup 2018: England shakes off penalty curse and beats Los Cafeteros for…

first_imgAdvertisement Football: Clubs Placed On Alert As Barcelona Are Ready To Sell Their Star Player AdvertisementEngland edged past Colombia 4-3 on penalties after a run of five successive shootout defeats at major tournaments. It was a stalemate until the 120th minute. Then to the penalties, of course, fans had thought it would be like every time. It had become something of a theme. 1990. 1996. 1998. 2004. 2006. 2012. Six major tournaments in 28 years, but yesterday they proved it wrong.After being victorious in the tie-breakers.After red card incidents being overlooked, Harry Kane started it off with his sixth goal of the tournament by scoring a penalty after being fouled by Carlos Sanchez.Everyone thought it was England going to the quarters in regulated time when Yerry Mina headed from a corner to make it level in the 93rd minute.Yerry Mina after the goal.Jordan Henderson was denied from the spot-kick by David Ospina and on the other hand, Manuel Uribe hit the crossbar before Carlos Bacca’s penalty was saved by Pickford.Highlights:-Read Also:-Football: Sunil Chhetri On Japan, ‘Japan, you were brilliant tonight.’last_img

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