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Hendo and Trent into World Cup last eight with England

Hendo and Trent into World Cup last eight with England

England soccer manager, Gareth Southgate says England players "created their own story and made history" by beating Colombia 4-3 on penalties to set up a FIFA World Cup quarter-final clash against Sweden.

GALLERY: England fans watch penalty shoot-out win in Leeds city centreThe family have extensively renovated the four-storey house, which has a Great Hall, master and guest suites, a wine cellar and a cinema room.

Players stepped up and performed when their nations needed them most, but there are only 11 places in our team of the last 16.

England have put their fans through misery over the years, but one fans suggested that the Three Lions may go a step further and "kill" him.

But England can not escape the fact that they simply do not create enough chances to win games at this level.

The two nations faced off against each other in Moscow early Wednesday morning (Thailand time) with the victor to advance to the quarter-finals on the weekend. That will mark a departure from the penchant of the World Cup final to spotlight titans, with Spain in 2010 the only finalist since 1966 without multiple finals all-time, and with nobody deeming Spain an upstart.

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When our World Cup semi-final went to penalties against West Germany in 1990 the first thing I was thinking was: 'I hope I don't have to take one.' I was concerned with crossing the halfway line, never mind taking penalties, at that time.

Russia: The hosts have delighted their public by surpassing all expectations to make it to the last eight thanks to a stunning penalty shootout elimination of 2010 winners Spain.

After three unsuccessful attempts - in Turin, St Etienne and Gelsenkirchen - England buried their penalty ghost at Moscow's Spartak Stadium on Tuesday evening following a dramatic, energy-sapping, and bruising, 1-1 draw against Colombia.

"Sweden is another team we have a poor record against".

They're going to fancy themselves to stymie an England side that might not have the ingenuity to break them down. "Some just cramp, and some need just a little bit more assessment, so we'll know more over the next 36 hours". Sweden has played one also, in 1958, at home, against Brazil and a 17-year-old Pele, who scored twice that day and who by now is 77 and tweeting congratulations to the French wunderkind Kylian Mbappe for his two knockout-game goals against Argentina.

"They are tough", Southgate told ITV about shootouts. "He wanted to see England do well in a penalty shootout during is lifetime".