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Live Commentary: Colombia 1-1 England (3-4 on pens - as it happened)

Relive England's dramatic penalty-shootout win over Colombia in the World Cup last 16 with Sports Mole's minute-by-minute updates from the Otkrytie Arena in Moscow.
Live Commentary: Colombia 1-1 England (3-4 on pens - as it happened)
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England reached the quarter-finals of the World Cup with a penalty-shootout triumph over Colombia this evening - after the scores finished 1-1 inside 120 minutes.

Harry Kane's 57th-minute spot kick looked as though it would be enough for England only for defender Yerry Mina to head a 93rd-minute equaliser for the South Americans.

The Three Lions survived - and then pushed for a winner - in extra time but the contest went to penalties and the first five were scored before Colombia goalkeeper David Ospina saved England's third from Jordan Henderson.

Mateus Uribe handed England a lifeline by hitting the crossbar before Kieran Trippier scored and Jordan Pickford saved from Carlos Bacca to tee up Eric Dier to be the nation's hero in its first ever World Cup shootout victory.

Relive the drama from the the Otkrytie Arena with Sports Mole's minute-by-minute updates below.

6.00pmCould football really be coming home? With Germany, Argentina, Portugal and Spain all out of the World Cup, England fans are already plotting their team's path to the final. One game at a time! Tonight, it's Colombia in the last 16, at the Otkrytie Arena in Moscow. Let's get straight to the team news...

6.02pmENGLAND: Pickford; Stones, Maguire, Walker; Trippier, Young, Lingard, Henderson; Dele, Sterling; Kane
Subs: Rose, Dier, Vardy, Butland, Welbeck, Cahill, Jones, Rashford, Loftus-Cheek, Alexander-Arnold, Pope

6.04pmCOLOMBIA: Ospina; Arias, D. Sanchez, Mina, Mojica; Lerma, Barrios, C. Sanchez; Cuadrado, J. Quintero; Falcao
Subs: Zapata, Murillo, Bacca, Aguilar, Vargas, Muriel, Uribe, Diaz, Izquierdo, Jo Cuadrado

6.06pmAs expected, Gareth Southgate reverts to the team which began England's opening Group G game against Tunisia, with Dele Alli returning from a quad injury to replace Ruben Loftus-Cheek. The seven other starters who were rested against Belgium come back in including five-goal skipper Harry Kane.

6.08pmRuben Loftus-Cheek makes way for Alli in midfield despite impressing in the Tottenham Hotspur star's absence. Alli provides more of a goal threat than the Chelsea youngster and his relationship with Kane is a trick that Southgate is not going to miss, however well Loftus-Cheek has performed.

6.10pmSouthgate stays true to his word and keeps his faith in Raheem Sterling, whose World Cup form has been a little disappointing but not so much so that he deserves to have been targetted by the red tops. Marcus Rashford waits in reserve should the Manchester City forward have another off night.

6.12pmKyle Walker and Harry Maguire are back to flank John Stones in the back three. Stones has two goals at the tournament and has been a big threat from set pieces. He may find defending the dead ball his toughest test this evening with Colombia's Yerry Mina having bagged two from corners himself.

6.14pmThe big news from the Colombia camp is that James Rodriguez is missing from the starting lineup. The 2014 Golden Boot winner has been suffering with a calf problem and coach Jose Pekerman has decided not to gamble on his fitness. Rodriguez has six goals and four assists in 11 World Cup games.

6.16pmReplacing the Real Madrid playmaker, who is currently on loan at Bayern Munich, is Jefferson Lerma, who is much more defensively minded. Lerma alternatives between right-back and holding midfield for Levante in La Liga, so his inclusion suggests a change of shape to a 4-3-3 formation.

6.18pmAnother Colombia alteration sees Wilmar Barrios recalled at the expense of Mateus Uribe, with fellow midfielder Abel Aguilar out of contention with a knock. Boca Juniors player Barrios put in an eye-catching display in the 3-0 win over Poland and his relentless energy will be a big asset to Colombia who have not had the same luxury of resting players that England have had.

6.20pmThe South Americans seem to have the numbers advantage in the centre of the park, based on the teamsheets. Although Alli and Lingard do drop in to help out Henderson, the Liverpool captain is England's one true central midfielder and could find himself overwhelmed if he doesn't get the support.

6.22pmHenderson may have been one of the players sweating his place before the Belgium game but Eric Dier's poor performance meant that the man from Sunderland could breathe easy. Henderson was decent in the opening two games but this is when England need his passing to be more progressive.

6.24pmThe key battle tonight is surely between Tottenham colleagues Kane and Davinson Sanchez, who was absolutely formidable in the 1-0 win over Senegal which secured Colombia's place in the knockout stages. Sanchez will hope that familiarity is his friend but can anyone stop Kane in this form?

6.26pmThe 24-year-old has played just 153 minutes at this World Cup but he has already scored five goals, second only to Gary Lineker's record of 10 for England. Although Tunisia and Panama have been pretty friendly opposition, the Spurs striker's recent international record is enough to give a nation hope.

6.28pmIf Kane finds the net against Colombia, he will become the first player to score in six consecutive appearances for the Three Lions since Tommy Lawton back in 1939. Jimmy Greaves, Geoff Hurst, Alan Shearer, Wayne Rooney, David Nugent; just a few of the England strikers who didn't manage this.

6.30pmThe world-class pedigree of their striker gives England an X-Factor that they have not had at the business end of previous major tournaments. England have won just two of their last eight World Cup knockout games and were infamously eliminated in the first knockout stage by Iceland at Euro 2016.

6.32pmA good omen for the Three Lions; their last knock-out victory in the World Cup came against South American opposition when they beat Ecuador 1-0 in the round of 16 in 2006. A vintage David Beckham was the difference that day before the Golden Generation fell short on penalties to Portugal.

6.34pmThat defeat to Portugal on penalties in Germany was the only time that England have failed to score in their 18 knockout games at the World Cup - it finished 0-0 before the spot kick heartache.

6.36pmThis will be England's 18th game against South American opposition at the World Cup. They have only won eight of the previous 17, and although Brazil and Argentina account for most of those defeats, they also lost their most recent encounter to Uruguay in the 2014 group stage.

6.38pmHEAD TO HEAD: However, the Three Lions did beat Colombia 2-0 in their only previous World Cup encounter, thanks in part to Beckham again, and a strike from Darren Anderton at France '98. England are unbeaten in five previous meetings, winning their last match 3-2 thanks to a Michael Owen hat-trick.

6.40pmThat 2-0 defeat at France 98' was the last time that Colombia failed to score in a World Cup game. In fact, none of Colombia's 21 matches at the World Cup Finals have ended goalless. Only the USA (33) and Austria (29) have played more games in the competition without registering a 0-0 scoreline.

6.42pmThis is the third time that Colombia have reached the last 16 but they have only gone further once - four years ago in Brazil. However, goalkeeper David Ospina of Arsenal thinks this side is a better one.

"We are a better team than four years ago," Ospina told BBC Sport. "We are together, more experienced and a stronger squad of players than we were in Brazil. 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."

6.44pmLos Cafeteros are unbeaten in eight games against European sides since Pekerman took charge in 2012. France, Spain, Belgium and Netherlands are some of the countries that have failed to beat them.

6.46pmWithout James, the creative burden will fall upon Juan Quintero but the 25-year-old has actually outperformed Rodriguez so far at this tournament anyway. The River Plate winger has been directly involved in three of Colombia's five goals, scoring once and providing assists in games two and three.

6.48pmHaving said that, Colombia's supply line struggled against Senegal last time out, when it took a header from centre-back Mina for them to win 1-0. It took until the 57th minute for the South Americans to have a touch inside the opposition penalty, and that came from substitute Luis Muriel.

6.50pmWith Muriel again on the bench, Radamel Falcao leads the Colombia line. We did not see the best of him in England but the 32-year-old has rediscovered his form for Monaco and his wily movement will be a big challenge to a England defence which is yet to keep a clean sheet at this tournament.

6.52pmA reminder, in case you had tried to eliminate this disturbing possibility from your minds, that this match will go to extra time and penalties if required to find a result tonight. The winner has a friendly looking quarter-final with Sweden awaiting them, after their victory over Switzerland this afternoon.

6.54pmThe two teams are out for the national anthems, and England fans are outnumbered perhaps 3-1 by those from Colombia. The South American countries and their supporters have brought an incredible atmosphere to this tournament and tonight in Moscow it looks - and sounds - particularly special.

6.56pmYes Jimmy, all of us! Kickoff is under five minutes away now at the Otkrytie Arena...

6.58pmPREDICTION: My heart says England, my head says...England too! The nine days rest between fixtures for the Three Lions and the rest afforded to many of Southgate's key players against Belgium could prove pivotal in a tight game. I'm going for 2-1 England with at least one for Kane.

1 minKICKOFF: Referee Mark Geiger of the United States blows the whistle to get us underway...

3 minIt has been a nerve-settling start from Southgate's boys, stroking it across the back and midfield to ensure everybody gets an early touch in what is arguably the biggest game of their lives.

5 minMore of the same from England, who scored inside 12 minutes in each of their first two games but seem prepared to ease their way into this match rather than adopt an immediately gung-ho approach.

6 minSix of England's eight goals at this World Cup have come from dead-ball situations. Their first tonight is easily punched clear by Ospina, but Tripper, who really should be on set-piece duty instead of Ashley Young, delivers a wicked second ball which Carlos Sanchez has to head behind on the retreat.

8 minJames Rodriguez has taken a seat in the stands. It seems he isn't even going to be available as a sub for Colombia tonight.

10 minColombia spring quickly from an England corner and briefly have a three-on-two situation, but Lingard's backtracking allows his side to get recover the numbers and the danger is averted.

11 minSterling has made a couple of really good runs into the channel already, but his passing lets him down here as a simple shift inside to an unmarked Lingard is underhit and intercepted. England do get a corner but Stones is penalised for a foul. There is plenty of wrestling going on in the box.

England's Raheem Sterling in action with Colombia's Yerry Mina on July 3, 2018© Reuters

13 minSHOT! The ball falls to Sterling in space on the edge of the box after Colombia had tried to break from an England set piece, but lost the ball. The Premier League winner spins and shoots but Sanchez blocks. A Sterling goal is one thing that has been missing from England's campaign so far.

15 minThe coming home brigade should be pretty encouraged by this start. England have had most of the possession and territory and Colombia are intent to play on the break. With Walker and Stones in the back three, the Three Lions are quite well-equipped to deal with a far-from rapid front line.

17 minCHANCE! First opportunity for Kane, and it is a tricky one as he tries to direct a header underneath the crossbar while backpedaling in the six-yard box. The ball lands on the roof of the net but if the supply from Trippier is as good as that all night, it is only a matter of time.

19 minColombia enjoy their best spell of possession so far but Quintero's attempt to go direct to Falcao is overhit and Jordan Pickford comes off his line to claim the ball and warm his gloves.

21 minAlli knocks the ball down the left for Sterling who beats the offside trap, but not Barrios who outmuscles the Man City winger as he tries to drag the ball back. Barrios has been linked with a move to Tottenham this summer so is potentially up against three future club teammates tonight.

23 minQuintero is starting to see a little more of the ball but there is still very little from their two other big guns - Cuadrado or Falcao. The intelligent positions in between midfield and defence that Quintero is taking up is something that Henderson needs to be aware of as the lone holding player.

Colombia's Radamel Falcao shouts at England's Kieran Trippier on July 3, 2018© Reuters

25 minBetter this from Colombia, who have had a couple of nearly moments. A deflected Cuadrado shot nearly fell into the path of Falcao, whose attempted through ball to Quintero was just about cut out by Walker. A shot at goal follows from left-back Johan Mojica follows but it is high and wide.

27 minWe have seen already at this tournament that Mina is an absolute weapon from attacking set plays and at the moment he is thwarting England's own dead-ball threat with some emphatic clearing headers. Colombia are going man-for-man apart from the Barcelona defender who has license to attack the ball.

England's Raheem Sterling in action with Colombia's Yerry Mina on July 3, 2018© Reuters

29 minThe tension is too much and we are still inside the opening half an hour!

31 minGood play from Sterling who spins his man and runs across the edge of the box, but again the shot is blocked, this time by Barrios, who is operating as the deepest of the three Colombian midfielders. So deep that the full-backs are able to push 30 yards up the pitch, to little affect so far though.

33 minAn England throw in their own half is headed into the feet of Falcao, who feeds Quintero for an ambitious half volley which he drags well wide from 25 yards. Southgate may be alarmed at how easily the ball got to Falcao from England's own throw. Not one of the back three were within five yards of him.

35 minThe Three Lions have been the better side so far but there are signs in the last 10 minutes that Colombia are growing into this game. They are yet to create anything of note but they are seeing more of the ball and beginning to test England's defensive shape with some quick switches of play.

37 minMaguire strides out with the ball to start an England attack, with Henderson picking up the ball and aiming a narrow cross towards Kane. The full-back Arias makes a mess of it and it nearly falls to the Spurs striker, although if it had I would imagine the offside flag may have gone up.

39 minKane is taking up a lot of deep positions, which is not necessarily where England want him but he is having an impact. A driving run draws a rash foul from Lerma, and a free-kick 25 yards from goal.

England's Harry Kane is fouled by Colombia's Jefferson Lerma on July 3, 2018© Reuters

41 minYELLOW! The free kick has been a long time coming because of a scuffle in the box. Barrios is shown a yellow card and is lucky it is not red for a headbutt into the chest of Henderson. Referee Geiger gets a whisper in his ear from the VAR officials but they only deem the offence worthy of a booking.

43 minSHOT! Eventually Trippier takes on the set piece and although he got it up and over the wall, it was always curling a few yards wide. The Spurs full-back's delivery is outstanding but he is yet to translate that into a real goalscoring threat from the dead ball.

44 minReasons to be concerned for Southgate here, with Alli clutching his thigh after overstrectching by the left touchline. Lingard also pulls up holding his back after taking a knock in the Colombia half. Both might be something for England's medical staff to look at come half time.

45 minSHOT! Kane pounces on a loose ball but drags his 25-yard shot well wide. Sterling and Mina were involved in a scuffle in front of the England captain, but nothing more than that, says the referee.

45+2 minSAVE! Two minutes into the three added on at the end of this half and Colombia have their first real shot of note, Quintero striking from range with Pickford stooping to gather in his midrift.

45+3 minCHANCE! A stoppage-time chance at the other end too, with Barrios's clearing header coming out to Lingard, who can't get over the bouncing ball, sending a difficult volley over the bar.


7.52pmNot quite the half-time scoreline that England were hoping for but they can take positives from the fact that they were the better side in a first half that was getting a bit spicy before the whistle. One of the Colombia coaches shoulder-barged Sterling as he jogged off the pitch and down the tunnel.

7.54pmThe spiciest moment came on 40 minutes when Barrios headbutted Henderson in the chest. It was a stonewall red card but American referee Geiger showed only yellow despite the VAR officials having the luxury of having several looks at the incident. England will hope their luck turns after the break.

Colombia's Wilmar Barrios gestures during the match against England on July 3, 2018© Reuters

7.56pmSTATS: Check out the half-time numbers from the Otkrytie Arena with Sports Mole's new in-game stats centre...

7.58pmSome advice for England from a man who knows what it takes to win a World Cup for the Three Lions...

8.00pmBENCH WATCH: What are Southgate's options from the bench at this stage? With Alli limping through the last few minutes of that first period, Ruben Loftus-Cheek appears the most likely candidate. Sterling has been targetted by Colombia too so Rashford should be staying warm.

8.02pmJust a couple of half-chances for Kane in the opening 45 minutes - a header which landed on the roof of the net and a long-range shot on the stroke of the break. The Tottenham striker has perhaps spent too much of his time away from the danger area. He needs to let others do that build-up work.

46 minKICKOFF: The action resumes in Moscow with both sides unchanged for now. Southgate's team talk must have been for England to keep their nerve - and keep their heads. They are the better team and their quality should prevail if they do not get involved in Colombia's dirty tricks.

48 minA slight tactical adjustment at half time from Colombia, with Cuadrado having taken up a more central position. The Juventus winger was barely involved in the first period and Pekerman clearly wants more from him. Quintero has gone out to the right so England need to be careful of him cutting inside.

50 minAlli has come out for the second half but it has been quite clear in his two appearances this tournament that he is not fully fit. We did not see any of his trademark runs beyond Kane in the first half and that might be because the former MK Dons midfielder is worried about overreaching himself.

52 minYELLOW! Colombia are continuing to try to unsettle England with bullying tactics, and Arias pays for it with a yellow card after leading with an elbow into an aerial challenge with Kane.

54 minPENALTY! Something had to give with Colombia's overly-physical approach, and they are finally punished as Carlos Sanchez is called up for wrestling Kane to ground from a corner!

56 minColombia's gamesmanship has continued with a two-minute protest to the referee and some scuffing up of the penalty spot. Sanchez has been booked for the foul, and Henderson has also been shown a yellow card for pushing his head into Mina's during the melee.

57 minGOAL! COLOMBIA 0-1 ENGLAND (Harry Kane, penalty)

57 minKane keeps his cool when all about him are losing theirs! It is not as emphatic a spot kick as the one against Panama as he lifts it down the middle, with Ospina diving to his right, but it is an example of immense composure under immense pressure. England lead and Kane has six for the tournament.

59 minStones nearly became the Beckham of France 98' there, catching Falcao in the head with his foot with a seemingly deliberate action. The Man City defender is lucky that VAR didn't have a look at that. A moment of rashness is the last thing that England need here. It could jeapordise their World Cup dream.

61 minSUBSTITUTION: An attacking change from Colombia as Carlos Bacca replaces holding midfielder Lerma. The 31-year-old striker has scored goals in Spain and Italy for almost a decade and now his country need him to add Russia to that list.

63 minCHANCE! Trippier whips in another delicious cross but Alli cannot quite direct it back towards goal from beyond the far post. The pace on the delivery made that a difficult chance.

65 minYELLOWS! Both of Colombia's strikers have been booked in the last couple of minutes. Falcao for dissent, furious at an apparent dive from Maguire, and Bacca for leaving a foot in on Stones. To be fair to Falcao, Maguire did dive but quickly acknowledged to the referee there was no foul.

67 minWhile Colombia are undoubtedly the villains of the piece here, I do somewhat sympathise with Carlos Sanchez, who gave away the penalty. The former Aston Villa midfielder was sent death threats after his red card against Japan and I really hope there is not a repeat if Colombia crash out here.

69 minVery wise this from Ashley Young, who took a kick to the shin from Arias and is taking his time with the medics to try to take the sting out of game that is starting to spiral out of control.

71 minYELLOW! There have been five bookings for Colombia and now two for England, with Lingard penalised for kicking the heels of Davinson Sanchez at frustration at being muscled off the ball.

73 minCHANCES! Final some actual football to talk about. Kane is unmarked on the penalty spot but Lingard's square pass is intercepted by Davinson Sanchez. From the resultant corner, Maguire gets above Mina but Ospina waves his header a couple of yards over the crossbar.

75 minYoung's free kick is just out of reach of Kane who was flagged offside anyway as he stretched out a right boot.

77 minWe are seeing the first signs of Colombian pressure with the South Americans loading crosses into the box. Bacca and Falcao are good targets but Stones has been equal to them so far.

78 minPENALTY APPEAL! England want a second penalty after an incisive break involving Sterling and Lingard, who was forced wide by Davinson Sanchez. The Spurs defender gets nowhere near the ball or Lingard with his attempted tackle. The England midfielder stumbles over himself.

80 minSUBSTITUTIONS: Southgate makes his first change, bringing on Eric Dier for Alli to tighten things up in midfield. There is another swap for Colombia too as Uribe comes on for Carlos Sanchez. This last 10 minutes is when England's fresh legs should pay dividends.

82 minCHANCE! Best chance of the game for the South Americans, and a big let off for Walker. The defender allows himself to get dispossessed by Bacca who leads a Colombia charge and tees up Cuadrado to his right, but the winger was leaning back and the shot goes over.

84 minMaguire should maybe do better with a back-post header after getting above Mina from Tripper's free kick. A second goal would settle the nerves but that would not be the England way!

86 minCHANCE! Sanchez takes a header off the forehead of Falcao, but Mojica's excellent recycling of possession down the left yields another chance for the striker who nods high under pressure from Henderson. The first chance would have been much easier had Sanchez left it for him.

87 minA lovely one-two from Bacca and Falcao tees up a shooting chance for the Colombia captain but Pickford's handling is assured.

89 minSUBSTITUTIONS: Each team have a new striker on with Vardy replacing Sterling for fresh legs, and Luis Muriel on for Quintero, tasked with trying to save Colombia's tournament in the final minutes.

90+1 minThere will be FIVE minutes of stoppage time. Can England hang on for their first victory in a tournament knockout game in 12 years?

90+3 minSAVE! Jordan Pickford, meet Gordon Banks in the club of iconic England World Cup saves. The ball drops to Uribe whose 40-yard volley is dipping under the crossbar before the Everton goalkeeper gets the tiniest of fingertips to push it around his post. Who's not tall enough now, Thibaut?!


90+3 minOh no. Setback, devastation, injustice, for England as Yerry Mina heads Colombia level to surely take this game to extra time. It is a towering header from the centre-back - his third of the tournament - as he rises at the back post to head down and between Pickford and the defender on the line.

90+5 minThe Colombian celebrations were so wild that Mina appears to have pulled a muscle in the process. Their tails are up and England have to be careful that they see out these final minutes of added time.

90+6 minFULL TIME: COLOMBIA 1-1 ENGLAND We are going to extra time...

9.00pmThe South Americans have the impetus now but England are not out of this. They have been the better side and have the fresher legs. This is a big team talk from Southgate now to get his boys to rise again after late heartbreak. From a neutral's perspective, what another thrilling World Cup finish...

9.02pmI don't think the English public could take a penalty shootout. That's what awaits if the teams are still level in half an hour...

ET 1 minKICKOFF: Southgate rallies his troops and extra time begins. Yerry Mina is still limping for Colombia, who remember get a fourth substitution now we are into the additional 30. England still have two subs left themselves. Can anybody be a hero off the bench?

ET 3 minEngland now have an injury concern of their own with Young not moving well after a collision with Arias. That is a tricky decision for Southgate as I imagine Young might be a penalty taker...

ET 5 minGood recovery from Stones after Bacca's back-heel nearly ran for Falcao. It is all a bit desperate from England at the moment though. They are yet to settle again after Colombia's equaliser - understandably a little.

ET 6 minBacca makes a decent run to the near post but Pickford is alert to cut out Mojica's cross. All Colombia at the moment.

ET 8 minColombia pounce from an Ashley Young throw-in and eventually stick the ball in the net, but play had long before been called back as Maguire had been distracted by a second ball on the pitch.

ET 10 minNothing from England in an attacking sense so far since the restart. The ball is bouncing off Lingard and Vardy hasn't been involved. They need to be more precious with the possession they do have. Create one chance for Kane and he could still be the match-winner.

ET 12 minSuddenly the South Americans look a threat from every corner. Sanchez heads over the crossbar, again arguably taking the ball off the noggin of a man better placed - goalscorer Yerry Mina.

ET 13 minSUBSTITUTION: Young is not fit enough to grind out another 20 minutes here so Danny Rose is on at left wing-back. That's four Tottenham players on now. This England performance is verging on Spursy at the moment.

ET 14 minCHANCE! Falcao gets in front of Maguire but the Leicester defender just does enough to make his header uncomfortable, with the Monaco striker skewing it 10 yards wide of the near post.


9.22pmWe are 15 minutes away from the dreaded penalty shootout, but England would be lucky to take it that far based on that first half of extra time. They could barely string five passes together and Colombia were well on top. This is a mental battle now. Is this England side really any different?

ET 16 minKICKOFF: We are into the last knockings and England begin on the front foot, with the ball breaking for a volley which Vardy catches sweetly on his left foot, but straight at Ospina. The flag was up anyway.

ET 18 minVardy is onside this time from Lingard's pass but Barrios is quickly across to block his shot.

ET 20 minA little better this from England, and Vardy looks the best outlet. Kane releases him into the left edge of the area but the cutback from the Leicester striker is deflected away from Lingard's pass.

ET 22 minCHANCE! So close from Rose! The substitute makes a lovely blindside run which Henderson finds, and his left-footed shot is inches wide, although always going away from goal.

ET 24 minSUBSTITUTION: Southgate plays his final trump card - Marcus Rashford. Walker is off, with the versatile Dier dropping into the back three. Gareth is going for this before pens!

ET 25 minCHANCE! Trippier's corner is whipped straight onto the head of an unmarked Dier who cannot keep his effort down. That was a great opportunity - if only it had fallen to Kane.

ET 26 minSUBSTITUTION: Sensing that the momentum has swung again. Colombia are going the other way, bringing on another centre-back in the form of the experienced Milan defender Cristian Zapata. Full-back Arias trudges off.

ET 28 minYELLOW! Cuadrado has to go to ground to halt the fresh legs of Rose. Ospina does just about enough to punch the ball away at the back post and tries to milk some time by feigning injury.

ET 29 minTrippier's long throw is flicked on by Maguire but Colombia have packed the box and clear the second ball.

ET 30+1 minLast minute of extra time now. Colombia have possession with Mojica down the left but Trippier ushers the ball behind safely for a goal kick.

9.39pmFULL TIME OF EXTRA TIME: COLOMBIA 1-1 ENGLAND We are going to a penalty shootout. I feel sick.

9.41pmRight, who are England's takers here? I'm thinking Kane, Vardy and Henderson for sure, but who else? Rashford maybe? What about a defender stepping up - Maguire or Stones?

9.43pmEngland have lost six of seven penalty shootouts in major tournaments including three from three at the World Cup. Colombia have never been in a penalty shoutout. Again I ask, is this England team really different? Please, let yes be the answer.

9.45pmCOLOMBIA 1-0 ENGLAND - RADAMEL FALCAO SCORES Colombia are up first and Falcao puts it high in the middle.

9.45pmCOLOMBIA 1-1 ENGLAND - HARRY KANE SCORES Captain Kane leads fron the front - brilliant penalty into the bottom left.

9.46pmCOLOMBIA 2-1 ENGLAND - JUAN CUADRADO SCORES No doubt about that one from Cuadrado - Pickford went the right way but it was bang into the top corner.

9.47pmCOLOMBIA 2-2 ENGLAND - MARCUS RASHFORD SCORES Great nerve from Rashford who picks out the same corner as Kane with real confidence.

9.48pmCOLOMBIA 3-2 ENGLAND - LUIS MURIEL SCORES Muriel calmly rolls it down the middle. This is where it gets SO nervy.

9.48pmCOLOMBIA 3-2 ENGLAND - JORDAN HENDERSON MISSES Ospina saves from Henderson. It's not a bad penalty at all, but a wonderful save from the Colombia goalkeeper to his left.

9.49pmCOLOMBIA 3-2 ENGLAND - MATEUS URIBE MISSES A lifeline for England! Off the underside of the crossbar. It is nearly the peferct penalty but the fine margins go against Uribe.

9.50pmCOLOMBIA 3-3 ENGLAND - KIERAN TRIPPIER SCORES A man with no penalty pedigree steps up to find the top corner with aplomb. Nerves of steel from Trippier and we are back level again.

9.51pmCOLOMBIA 3-3 ENGLAND - CARLOS BACCA MISSES Bacca goes down the middle and Pickford gets a left arm up to push the ball away. Eric Dier to win it for England...

9.52pmCOLOMBIA 3-4 ENGLAND - ERIC DIER SCORES Ospina gets a hand to it but Dier squeezes it through him to his right! England are World Cup quarter-finalists!


9.56pmWhat an emotional rollercoaster that was. The joy of another Kane goal, the desolation of the last-minute equaliser and finally the sensation of finally seeing England win on penalties. Enjoy this feeling. Believe the hype because this England team might just be different.

9.58pmThat's it from me in Moscow. You can read our match report on the dramatic scenes here. Sweden await in the quarter-finals for England. It really is coming home isn't it? Until next time, goodbye...

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4Manchester UnitedMan Utd26156552351751
8Wolverhampton WanderersWolves2711793534140
9West Ham UnitedWest Ham27106113540-536
12Leicester CityLeicester2795133237-532
13Crystal Palace2786133035-530
15Newcastle UnitedNewcastle2777132434-1028
16Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton2676132839-1127
17Cardiff CityCardiff2774162552-2725
20Huddersfield TownHuddersfield2725201450-3611

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