England fans witness soccer history at Phoenix pub

England fans witness soccer history at Phoenix pub

England manager Gareth Southgate said their shootout victory over Colombia at the World Cup on Tuesday will give the team "belief for generations to follow".

The team triumphed 4-3 from the spot, after the tie finished 1-1 following extra time, to secure their first World Cup win on penalties.

Soham-born former Ipswich and Bury Town goalkeeper Pope, in Russian Federation as Gareth Southgate's third-choice goalkeeper, has played a vital role in England's preparation for penalty shoot-outs in training, with Dier insisting the 26-year-old deserves plenty of credit for his winning effort in Moscow.

The last time England played in a World Cup quarter-final was in 2006 against Portugal.

Their last meeting at a major tournament was Euro 2012, where the Three Lions won a gripping encounter 3-2 thanks to goals from Andy Carroll, Theo Walcott and Danny Welbeck.

Uruguay's success has been built on a solid defence led by Atletico Madrid pair Jose Gimenez and Diego Godin, with the old-fashioned strike partnership of Luis Suarez and Edinson Cavani doing the damage at the other end with five goals between them. "I think they have the quality".

Goalkeeper Jordan Pickford spoke of researching Colombia's penalty tendencies, and Southgate credited the 24-year-old and his staff for seeing them through.

If it can beat Sweden on Saturday in a quarterfinal, this eccentric World Cup will bring it a first semifinal since 1990, which was so yawningly long ago that, at the time, the mayor of Turin, the late Maria Magnani Noya, expressed understandable concern about having English fans in her city.

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"Respect, fair play and joy for the game is all that matters tonight".

Sweden now await in a Samara quarter-final on Saturday, which England approach buoyed by a display of character and coolness which belied this group's tender years.

"But I would say at the moment England - nobody speaks about England but they are unsafe - Brazil or France".

"During my time with England we met them four times".

"We're trying to write our own history, and I've talked to the players about that", he was quoted as saying by BBC Sport. Aside from Neymar, Willian has been one of the best wide players in Russian, while Philippe Coutinho is the best remaining attacking midfielder at this World Cup.

In a recent interview with the BBC, the team's captain, Harry Kane, revealed that him and the team are enjoying playing "more Fortnite than ever" while at the competition, and we believe the results speak for themselves! "England win on penalties (Yes really!)", the paper said.

"We saw a hard match and this does not mean that England have not done well", Pekerman said, adding that his team had also failed to pose a greater threat in the area.

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