England wins first World Cup penalty shootout

  • England’s players celebrate their victory at the end of the Russia 2018 World Cup round of 16 football match between Colombia and England at the Spartak Stadium in Moscow.

England is through to the quarter-finals of World Cup 2018 after a nail-biting penalty shootout victory over Colombia.  Harry Kane gave England the lead in the 57th minute with a penalty kick before Colombia fought back to equalize in the 93rd minute with a header from defender Yelly Mina, sending the game to extra-time which ended with a 1-1 tie and had to be decided in a penalty shootout .   England then beat Colombia 4-3 to win its first World Cup penalty shootout.   In an earlier match, Sweden beat Switzerland 1-0, with a deflected shot from Emil Forsberg in the 66th minute, to reach the World Cup quarter-finals.