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

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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.

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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


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