England Cricketers Celebrate Penalty Shootout Victory over Colombia at 2018 World Cup

Former Liverpool football player Jamie Carragher sits ringside before the WBC Cruiserweight match between Tony Bellew of England and BJ Flores of USA during Boxing at Echo Arena on October

Those watching in the United Kingdom felt the tension as England and Colombia drew 1-1 and the game went to a penalty shootout, watched by 23.6 million viewers.

Spartak Stadium was not the only ground where England fans erupted as back home, the cricketers went berserk in their dressing room after Eric Dier managed to slot the ball past goalkeeper David Ospina.

There will be a few sore heads in Peterborough this morning after England reached the World Cup quarter finals last night.

Thirty minutes of extra time failed to celebrate the sides, before the young England team exorcised the demons of shootouts past with a 4-3 spotkick win.

A mouth-watering quarter-final against Sweden now awaits in Samara this Saturday - an occasion Southgate is not taking for granted but believes could become an increasingly regular occurrence given England's talent.

England will face Sweden in the quarterfinals on Saturday. "But I think the success of the team is the main thing that would prompt me to want to come out".

"So you've got to have a racehorse trainer's eye at times to sort that out".

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Back in England, 25-year-old Kezsa Mitchell said she was trying to book time off work with her fiance to travel to Russian Federation after being assured by other supporters there had been no issues with safety or fan violence.

"A substitution like that can say to the players that we're going to hang onto what we've got, and I think that can create a little bit of negativity".

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Five months later and Southgate is two games away from getting England into the finals.

"The other ones you look at, [if} Ashley Young [is] not fit you've got Fabien Delph or Danny Rose".

The 43-year-old comedian said: "I'm naked".

Preparation has been key for England at this World Cup, having not only have flourished from set-pieces but time spent strategising for shootouts.

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