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FIFA World Cup 2018: England break the penalty shootout jinx, Sweden’s Russian adventure continues

England and Sweden prevailed in their Round of 16 matches against Colombia and Switzerland respectively.

England and Sweden were the two teams that made it into the quarter-finals on the final day of Round of 16 matches at the 2018 World Cup. Sweden continued their World Cup adventure with a 1-0 win over Switzerland. England looked set for victory for most of the second half of their match as they held a 1-0 lead over an increasingly unruly Colombian side. But Yerry Mina equalised in stoppage time for Colombia and thus forced the match into extra time. The extra 30 minutes yieldled nothing and it came to penalties. England prevailed 4-3 over Colombia, the first time ever that they have beaten a team on penalties in World Cup history. They play Sweden on Saturday. (Source: Reuters)

Emile Foirsberg scored in 66th minute to give Sweden the lead. (Source: Reuters)

Sweden held on to their lead and booked a place in the quarter-finals. (Source: AP)

The first half of the match between England and Colombia produced no goals. Harry Kane scored from the penalty spot to give England the lead in the second half. (Source: AP)

But Yerry Mina headed in the ball in stoppage time to give Colombia their equaliser. (Source: Reuters)

30 minutes of extra-time produced nothing for England and the match went into penalties. (Source: Reuters)

Jordan Pickford made one save as England kept their heads and won the shootout 4-3. (Source: Reuters)