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After scores were level at 1-1 after extra time at Spartak Stadium in Moscow - it was England who cemented their spot in the World Cup quarter-finals after winning 4-3 on penalties.

Colombian keeper David Ospina saved Jordan Henderson's effort, but Jordan Pickford turned away Carlos Bacca's attempt after Manuel Uribe hit the bar.

Lingard is one of three players to have scored for England during the tournament, scoring the third of six goals against Panama in the group stages.

Maradona, the Hand of God antagonist in Argentina's infamous victory over the Three Lions during the 1986 World Cup, believes England's Round of 16 win at the Otkrytiye Arena was the result of bad refereeing. It was left to Eric Dier to convert the decisive kick.

'The goalkeeper has no global experience, I have not seen anyone win the World Cup who has been decisive in some moments, ' Wenger told beIN Sports before England faced Colombia.

"I started to get the feeling that this team could be unsafe in the next few tournaments".

Missing a vital penalty for your country is something Southgate knows all too well after the former England defender crucially failed from the spot against Germany in their agonising semi-final defeat on penalties at Wembley in Euro 1996.

"That's something that will live with me forever", Southgate said of his 1996 shootout failure.

"It was a good match, but (I'm) always disappointed when the game goes to penalties - it doesn't show the true potential of the team", said Emma Kinsey, 32, a yoga instructor from Lincoln who lives in Bogota.

"It was a hard situation to be in, one that we have overcome and we can look back on and be very proud of".

For England, thoughts now turn toward Sweden and a potential place in a World Cup semi-final againt Croatia or Russian Federation.

As quoted by Sky Sports, he said: "Players fall in the box, they collide and fall".

"I think the best thing for us was to beat them at football".

Colombia captain Radamel Falcao also accused referee Mark Geiger of bias towards England, calling the American's performance "shameful".

"I thought we did brilliant because we kept a cool head and we have not been dragged into it".

"Penalty shootouts are lot about mentality and obviously we know England in the past haven't done great", Kane said.

  • Julie Sanders