Colombia 1-1 England (3-4 on Penalties): Player Ratings as Three Lions Triumph in Dramatic Shootout

England claimed a dramatic​ victory to reach the last eight of the World Cup after triumphing in a tense penalty shoot over Colombia with Eric Dier converting the winning spot kick. 


​Harry Kane put England in front from the spot early in the second half only to see his side surrender that lead in injury time through a towering header from Yerry Mina to take the game to extra time. 

Let's take a look at how the players fared in another memorable encounter.

8. Colombia: Goalkeeper & Defenders

David Ospina 7/10 The Arsenal keeper looked experienced, street wise and composed for his nation. Producing a brilliant save in the penalty shootout nearly put his country through.


Santaigo Arias 6/10 The full back managed to isolate most of England's attack down his side, got booked for fouling Kane before being subbed off. 


Yerry Mina 8/10 The defender's towering header to level the game capped off a strong display at the heart of Colombia's backline.


Davinson Sanchez 8/10 The Spurs centre back was arguably the best player on the pitch, and is now surely destined for an £80m move in two years time.


Johan Mojica 7/10 Gave Trippier a few problems in an interesting battle, getting forward well.

7. Colombia: Midfielders

Wilmar Barrios 5/10 Having little impact on the play and being the centre of controversy in which he head butted Jordan Henderson, the midfielder didn't cover himself in glory in a forgettable display. 


Carlos Sanchez 5/10 Despite looking relatively compact and assertive, rugby tackling Harry Kane to the floor will be the highlight from his game which caused his side to fall behind. 


Jefferson Lerma 5/10 Playing on the outskirts of the game caused the exciting prospect to fade and be subbed early on without having much impact.

6. Colombia: Forwards

Juan Cuadrado 6/10 Missed a key chance late on and was penned back into his half for most of the game but put away a brilliant penalty in the shoot out. 


Juan Quintero 6/10 Failed to be the creative outlet Colombia needed and was mostly marked out of the game by Jordan Henderson. 


Radamel Falcao 6/10 The vastly experienced forward was a lone figure up top as his side were forced to do a lot of defending. Mistimed a header in extra time but strongly put away his spot kick.

5. Colombia: Substitutes

Carlos Bacca 5/10 Looked energetic when brought on to the pitch but missed the vital penalty which cost his side dearly. 


Matues Uribe 6/10 Nearly scored a wonder strike in added time from a volley. Brought a sense of structure to Colombia's play when they started to dominate in extra time but failed to convert his penalty which swung momentum the other way. 


Cristian Zapata 6/10 The vastly experienced defender used all his knowledge to great effect helping to keep England out.  

4. England: Goalkeeper & Defenders

Jordan Pickford 9/10 His nation's hero in the shootout and made arguably the stop of the whole tournament from Uribe's incredible effort.


Kyle Walker 6/10 A lack of concentration nearly allowed Colombia in, and struggled to have much impact but his pace helped to avert danger from Colombia's counter attacks in the early stages. 


John Stones 7/10 Very confident with the ball at his feet and always looked first to win challenges, though was drawn into some silly fouls when the game got feisty. 


Harry Maguire 8/10 His marking for the equaliser slightly tainted what had been a coming of age display from the centre back. Never scared to bring the ball out from the back to start attacks.

3. England: Midfielders

Kieran Trippier 7/10 Continued his good form at the tournament, always looking like England's best threat from wide areas, put in a few good crosses. Scored a brilliant penalty.


Jordan Henderson 7/10 The penalty miss clouded one of his most solid England outings in the base of the midfield. 


Ashley Young 6/10 Looked energetic, always willing to make runs beyond the ball before being taken off in extra time.


Jesse Lingard 6/10 A frustrating night for the exciting midfielder who found it difficult to find space in a congested Colombia defence. 


Dele Alli 6/10 Still looked to be recovering from the injury picked up in the opening game, the Tottenham man found it a challenge to ever influence his side's attacks.

2. England: Forwards

Harry Kane 8/10 Despite having little to work off, Kane lead the line magnificently. Winning fouls, making the right passes and scoring from the spot in normal time and the shootout. 


Raheem Sterling 6/10 A bright start brought a lot of promise as Sterling found space with ease but as the game wore on, those runs faded and a substitution became inevitable. 

1. England: Substitutes

Eric Dier 6/10 Had little impact on the game in play but scored the all important winning kick which will be remembered forever. 


Jamie Vardy 4/10 Seemed to bring very little to England's forward play after coming on, nearly putting in a good cross for Lingard in extra time. 


Marcus Rashford 6/10 Barely having a touch before the shootout made his appearance seemed meaningless but a faultless penalty showed the maturity of the 20-year-old striker. 

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