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'Miracle in Moscow!' - Newspapers react to England's historic World Cup penalty win

10:55 BST 04/07/2018
Harry Kane England 2018 World Cup Newspapers
The Three Lions advanced to the quarter-finals of the showpiece tournament courtesy of an incredible shootout win over Colombia

England made history on Tuesday as they won their first ever World Cup knockout match via a penalty shootout.

After a 1-1 draw against Colombia in Moscow, a goalless period of extra-time sent the game to penalties, with Three Lions fans fearing the worst given their nation's woeful record from spot-kicks.

But Harry Kane, Marcus Rashford, Kieran Trippier and Eric Dier all converted, while Jordan Pickford saved from Carlos Bacca, to ensure England would reach the quarter-final stage.

And the newspapers in England and abroad were full of praise for Gareth Southgate's side as they now look ahead to Saturday's meeting with Sweden...

The Daily Mirror: AT LAST!

The Times: The Man Who Saved Our World!

The Sun: Hand Of Jord

The Daily Star: Spot On!

The Guardian: Yes, We Can!

i: The History Boys

The Daily Express: At Last

The Daily Telegraph: Believe

Metro: Never In Doubt!

AS: England Goes Serious

L'Equipe: Ghost Hunters

Mundo Deportivo: Yerry's Not Enough

L'Esportiu: Falling Apart