Wednesday, 21 November, 2018

Colombia suffered a 'monumental robbery' against England - Diego Maradona

Radamel Falcao does kick-ups in training Radamel Falcao will lead the line for Colombia Credit reuters
Edward Snyder | 07 July, 2018, 03:35

England won 4-3 on penalties for their first ever shootout victory at a World Cup after a tight contest at Moscow's Spartak Stadium finished 1-1 after extra time. But we haven't won anything yet.

"It's about having that belief".

"Goodbye Russia World Cup - with honour but without glory", headlined leading Colombian newspaper El Tiempo. Subscribe to our SMS sports service by texting "SPORTS" to 22840.

"We had great ambitions".

"We knew that if it has to go to penalties, it has to go to penalties".

But he insists that, despite millions of England fans hiding behind their sofas at home, Gareth Southgate has given this team a mental strength which can carry them all the way. We kept doing that and now it's paid off. You've got to hand it to him.

"Being clever and buying a smart foul is something we've got as a team and it can help us though the tournament". "And that's exactly what we did".

The Sterling incident was the crux of Colombia's antics, and Raheem Sterling has spoken about what went through his mind in that moment.

"I'm just sorry for the whole Colombian people", Maradona said.




"I just kind of looked back at him". England ended up bringing their own frustrating tactics to the game, but never stooped their opponents' levels. We know how much ability we have and we believe in ourselves.

Southgate admitted that England can only be regarded as a top team if they manage to beat top teams, something which was highlighted by their loss in their final group, against Belgium, last week.

While it's one thing to defend your team's approach (justifiably or not), it's quite another to ignore a string of infractions which, on another day, could (should?) have resulted in far worse punishments than the flurry of yellow cards handed out to Colombia.

"I think the explosion of relief and most of all joy could be felt up and down the country".

The goal was scored, when the Head Coach of Colombia Jose Pekerman, opted for the "all or nothing" strategy and sent goalkeeper David Ospina for the last minute corner kick, which eventually tied the match.

"People are focusing on Neymar, but if it was only Neymar, I'd be happy, but it's not only Neymar", Mourinho added.

"I found it peculiar that they put an American referee in this instance.to tell you the truth, the process leaves a lot of doubts", he told reporters.

"We have one system and they have theirs".

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