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   TOUTS England fans left scrambling for Colombia tickets

PA TOUTS England fans left scrambling for Colombia tickets

More than 2,000 people roared with delight on Brighton beach as Harry Kane scored for England in their win against Colombia in the World Cup. We sit there and say we want to win every game.

"But I ask you, can we get out Belgium who is a smaller country than 40m?"

"I think life is always about opportunity presenting itself and taking control of it, taking charge of it", the England boss said in the bowels of the Spartak Stadium.

At the older end of the scale, the 32-year-old Ashley Young said he would be keen to take a penalty if the Colombia game goes to a shootout.

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England qualified from Group G thanks to wins over Tunisia and Panama and with their place booked they fielded a second-string side in their 1-0 defeat to a similarly weakened Belgium in a unusual final group game that neither side showed much desire to win.

With or without their talented number 10 James Rodriguez, the South American possess plenty of talent and their run to the quarter-finals in Brazil four years ago showed they are capable of something England haven't managed in 12 years - winning in the knockout stage. "We'll be cheering for Colombia and hoping we can all enjoy a great match", he added. "Everybody has to press and work for the team".

England's Tottenham stars face teammate Sanchez on Tuesday against Colombia. However, Southgate said his players wouldn't underestimate the Monaco forward. "We know the quality of his finishing, so he's a player that we know all about and we wouldn't judge him on the period he had in the Premier League, that's for sure".

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