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England 1-1 Colombia LIVE: Mina bags 93rd minute equaliser in World Cup last 16 clash


Football tackles a Colombian shaped traffic jam on its route home this evening as England take on the South American outfit in Moscow.

Gareth Southgate names the same starting XI that defeated Tunisia in the Three Lions’ tournament opener, with Dele Alli returning after injury.

Ashley Young gets the nod over Danny Rose at left wing-back and Raheem Sterling starts alongside Harry Kane.

The South Americans have suffered a major injury blow with star man James Rodriguez not even fit enough to make the bench for Jose Pekerman’s outfit after injury.

Can the Three Lions get over the line and book a quarter-final spot against Sweden?

You can follow all the build-up and action LIVE right here.

Starting line-ups

England: Pickford, Trippier, Walker, Stones, Maguire, Young, Henderson, Alli, Lingard, Sterling, Kane

Colombia: Ospina; Arias, Davinson, Mina, Mojica; Barrios, Sánchez, Lerma; Cuadrado, Quintero; Falcao

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90+6 minsminute by minute

Harry Kane has been fouled 9 times today. The last England player to be fouled more in a World Cup game was Alan Shearer v Tunisia in 1998 (11).

90+5 minsminute by minute

Five minutes of injury time are up and 30 more minutes of this tense tie are imminent.

KEY EVENT

GOAL! Colombia score at the death!

Does this sound familiar?

Just when you think England have a glorious win in the bag, Colombia are back in the game.

Jordan Pickford pulls of a superb save to force a corner and Yerry Mina heads it home.

It may not be coming home. Extra time beckons…

90+3 minsminute by minute

GOAL! 1-1!!!! Colombia have their equaliser as Mina rises high at the back post to head Cuadrado’s delivery into the left corner. Vardy tried to head it off the line but he could not get enough on it. Colombia are back in it.

90+3 minsminute by minute

Cuadrado delivers the corner to the back post for Mina to see Colombia level.

90+2 minsminute by minute

CHANCE! Substitute Uribe rifles a half-volley from over 30 yards out and Pickford pulls off a magnificent save to tip it around the post. Colombia corner.

90 minsminute by minute

Mojica whips in a cross from a deep position but it is over the head of everyone and out for an England throw. There are five minutes of additional time left to play.

88 minsminute by minute

Sterling is replaced by Vardy, who will add a little extra energy to England’s attack for the dying minutes.

88 minsminute by minute

Quintero, who has been Colombia’s best attacker of the evening, is replaced by Muriel for Colombia’s final throw of the dice.

87 minsminute by minute

SHOT! Falcao finds himself a bit of space outside the England box but he can only drive his low shot into the hands of Pickford. Time is running out for Colombia.

86 minsminute by minute

Harry Kane’s penalty goal is the only shot on target so far in the second half from either side.

85 minsminute by minute

CHANCE! Colombia finally threaten as Quintero’s cross from the right just misses the head of Sanchez and Falcao. It falls to Mojica on the other side who does find Falcao, but the Monaco striker can only head over the bar.

84 minsminute by minute

It is another good delivery from Trippier but Maguire’s header is straight out of play. He should have done better.

83 minsminute by minute

England are beginning to almost slow the game down just a little too much. Colombia are applying pressure with a lot more success now. Kane is the latest person to be robbed of possession, but he is brought down in the process. Trippier to deliver the free kick.

81 minsminute by minute

CHANCE! Walker dawdles on the ball and he is robbed by Bacca. Colombia find themselves in a three against two situation, but Cuadrado can only rifle his effort high over the crossbar. Huge let off for England and Colombia could be left to rue such a good opportunity.

81 minsminute by minute

First change for England as Southgate looks to shore up his midfield, with Dier replacing Alli.

79 minsminute by minute

Colombia make their second change as Carlos Sanchez is replaced by midfielder Uribe.

77 minsminute by minute

Colombia begin to apply some serious pressure to the England defence but the men in red get it clear. England break forward through the pace of Sterling. He finds Lingard inside the box but it is well intercepted by Davinson Sanchez. Lingard wants a penalty but the referee waves it away.

Bishop bashes Colombia

England are a quarter of an hour away from arguably their biggest win this century.

Can Gareth Southgate’s boys keep cool? Colombia are certainly making it difficult for them.

Perhaps they could take a leaf from John Sentamu, the Bishop of York’s holy book.

75 minsminute by minute

England with another free kick from a good crossing position. Young fires it towards the back post but Kane can not get to it. He was offside anyway so it wouldn’t have counted. England continue to press forward for a second goal to kill the game.

73 minsminute by minute

Young’s corner from the left finds the head of Maguire but the defender can only head onto the roof of the net. England are continuing to be a threat from set pieces though.

72 minsminute by minute

Great play from England! Alli brilliant pass cuts straight through the Colombia midfield and releases Lingard inside the box. He tries to find Kane who is free near the penalty spot, but Davinson Sanchez intercepts well.

71 minsminute by minute

England are happy to keep the ball and invite Colombia onto them at the moment, as they try to take the sting out of the game. Colombia are pressing really high up the pitch, with Falcao and Bacca leading the line.

69 minsminute by minute

Lingard is booked for pulling down Carlos Sanchez after losing possession in midfield.

67 minsminute by minute

England are starting to play with a bit more freedom in the final third now. Sterling links up well with Young on the left wing to release the United defender. Young whips in a decent cross but there is no one in a red shirt to meet it.

66 minsminute by minute

Kane is the first player to score in six consecutive England appearances since Tommy Lawton in 1939.

64 minsminute by minute

Bacca, who has only just come onto the pitch, is booked for needlessly clipping the heel of Stones.

63 minsminute by minute

Falcao is the latest Colombia player to be booked as tensions among the men in yellow threaten to boil over.

63 minsminute by minute

CHANCE! England have been a threat from set pieces all evening and they are at it again. Young’s delivery is headed back across goal by Maguire but Colombia clear. It is chipped back into the box by Trippier and Alli can only head over the bar from four yards out.



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