Maradona: "I saw a monumental robbery in England vs. Colombia"

Gareth Southgate

Gareth Southgate

'The goalkeeper has no worldwide experience, I have not seen anyone win the World Cup who has been decisive in some moments, ' Wenger told beIN Sports before England faced Colombia.

England looked to be heading into the last eight courtesy of Harry's 57th-minute penalty in Moscow, but the towering Yerry Mina headed in a stoppage-time equalizer before a match littered with fouls went to a shootout.

But Colombia failed to capitalise, Mateus Uribe smashing the crossbar and Jordan Pickford saving Carlos Bacca's attempt.

The Colombian ambassador to the United Kingdom has complained after tabloid newspaper the Sun published a headline referencing the drugs trade in the build-up to England's World Cup game against the Colombians in Russian Federation.

Speaking on Venezuelan television channel Telesur during his nightly World Cup show, the 57-year-old said the official should have penalised England captain Harry Kane instead of awarding him a penalty, which saw Gareth Southgate's side take the lead in the 57th minute. Can this World Cup get any more mental?

Meanwhile, England have qualified for the quarter-finals of the competition and will take on Sweden in the next round.

"We've not got a good record against them". We were behind, and wanting Pickers to save one, and he did.

"Congratulations to England and Southgate", he added.

The England manager at the time, Terry Venables, hugged a devastated Southgate.

Arsenal hand Ozil number 10 jersey
Arsenal also announced any fans who bought a 2018/19 season shirt with Ozil's No.11 number on the back will be sent a replacement. Arsenal finished sixth in 2017-18, 12 points behind fourth-placed Liverpool and 37 behind eventual champions Manchester City.

With referee Mark Geiger coming under increasing pressure from both sets of players, Colombia attempted to physically block England taking set-pieces with Wilmar Barrios also seemingly headbutting Jordan Henderson in the first half.

"If one is suspended, they will put in another one and you won't know the difference", he said.

"We did our research on them, with Margetson and the analysis staff", Pickford said.

Southgate embraced his own public humiliation to help the current generation of players prepare to cope with setbacks.

"Can I say to the Honourable Lady, I sincerely hope that members across the whole of this House will be congratulating England's success and welcoming England's success".

When we're in the moment, we all accept that a penalty shootout is organised chaos and a bit of a lottery, really.

"Sweden are often underestimated, but I have real respect for them", he said.

'Before the tournament [Southgate] has given us everything that could be thrown at us - every single possibility from going behind to the opposition trying to get you yellow or red cards.

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