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England won a World Cup penalty shootout for the first time on a night of high drama in Moscow, overcoming Colombia to secure a quarter-final meeting with Sweden

England won a World Cup penalty shootout for the first time on a night of high drama in Moscow, overcoming Colombia to secure a quarter-final meeting with Sweden

Britain won a World Cup punishment shootout out of the blue on a night of high show in Moscow, conquering Colombia to anchor a quarter-last gathering with Sweden. 

In the midst of a fevered air inside Spartak Stadium, Eric Dier scored the triumphant kick after Jordan Pickford's splendid spare from Carlos Bacca. 

Britain's celebrated triumph sets up a gathering with Sweden in Samara on Saturday. 

Supervisor Gareth Southgate celebrated with his staff while his players mobbed the legends Pickford and Dier after their first win at the knockout phase of real competition since 2006. 

Southgate's side hoped to have developed sound from a badly trained match graciousness of Harry Kane's punishment, just for Colombia's Yerry Mina to adjust in the end seconds of stoppage time to send the massed positions of Colombia fans wild. 

The additional 30 minutes couldn't separate the sides and prompted a nerve-destroying finale that has so frequently been England's demise, with a bleak record of only one win in seven shootouts at real competitions previously this. 

Britain hoped to be set for more desolation when Jordan Henderson's punishment was spared by David Ospina however Mateus Uribe crushed the accompanying kick on to the crossbar to make ready for Pickford and Dier to be England's guardian angels. 

No past title holders remain amongst England and the last. The champs of their quarter-last will confront either Croatia or hosts Russia for a place in the Moscow masterpiece on 15 July. 

Britain's survived a trial of nerve that will demonstrate precious as they drive further into this World Cup following a night of clamor, shading and antagonistic vibe in Moscow. 

Southgate's side pushed off the billows of fear that have come over England in punishment shootouts before, a mental lift that may yet enable them to sometime later. 

Colombia made their aims obvious from the off. This would have been a piece and Jose Pekerman's side would be the recipients if England were hauled into it. 

Britain lived on the edge in those physical trades yet the way in which they survived and got through that test will add an additional layer to the fulfillment. 

Also, inside the stubborn group execution, people yet again made their stamp. 

Everton goalkeeper Pickford got some feedback for his execution against Belgium yet was exceptional here, sparing that Bacca punishment as well as creating one of the recoveries of the World Cup from Uribe's deafening drive from 30 yards - which cold-bloodedly prompted the corner that brought Mina's equalizer. 

Also, Trippier's deliberate punishment was another sign of his developing development at this level, the Spurs full-back having again performed decidedly down England's correct. 

What's more, inside the tenacious group execution, people afresh made their stamp. 

Everton goalkeeper Pickford got some feedback for his execution against Belgium however was remarkable here, sparing that Bacca punishment as well as creating one of the recoveries of the World Cup from Uribe's deafening drive from 30 yards - which unfeelingly prompted the corner that brought Mina's equalizer. 

What's more, Trippier's deliberate punishment was another sign of his developing development at this level, the Spurs full-back having again performed determinedly down England's correct.