Eric Dier scored the decisive spot-kick as England received a World Cup penalty shoot-out for the primary time, edging previous Colombia 4-Three to arrange a quarter-final towards Sweden.
Harry Kane’s sixth aim of the World Cup appeared sufficient to safe England’s first knockout win at a significant match in 12 years, the Three Lions captain scoring from the spot after he was fouled by Carlos Sanchez.
But Colombia took the last-16 tie into extra-time with a dramatic equaliser within the 93rd minute in Moscow on Tuesday, Yerry Mina climbing highest within the field to attain a head in Juan Cuadrado’s nook.
In the shoot-out, David Ospina plunged to his left to maintain out Jordan Henderson’s poor penalty and provides Colombia the benefit, however Mateus Uribe struck the crossbar and Jordan Pickford denied Carlos Bacca brilliantly to offer Dier the possibility to win it for the Three Lions.
And the substitute stored his nerve, Dier drilling residence his spot-kick although Ospina dived the appropriate manner, with England now set to tackle Sweden on Saturday in Samara.
The South Americans have been with out James Rodriguez on account of harm and will have had Wilmar Barrios despatched off within the first half when he appeared to intention a headbutt into Henderson’s chest and chin.