England practicing for penalties – Southgate

The Three Lions will head to Moscow to take on Colombia next Tuesday in a round-of-16 World Cup clash that offers England the chance to win a first knockout match since 2006.

Gareth Southgate has revealed England have been practising, studying and developing strategies for penalty shoot-outs since March.
The Three Lions will head to Moscow to take on Colombia next Tuesday in a round-of-16 World Cup clash that offers England the chance to win a first knockout match since 2006.
England may have to go the distance against the South Americans, meaning past frailties from the spot could come to the fore once more.
The senior team have lost six of their seven penalty shoot-outs at major tournaments – a statistic manager Southgate knows only too well, having missed his spot-kick in the Euro ’96 semi-final against Germany.
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