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Colombia set-piece prowess spells out warning to England

Still waters run deep for last-16 opponents whose Juan Quintero is a proven dead-ball specialist

It was a moment that Idrissa Gana Gueye would surely rather forget. The Everton midfielder’s casual application to defending Senegal’s near post from a corner 16 minutes from time against Colombia not only ended up costing his side a place in the knockout stage of the World Cup but also provided a useful lesson for Gareth Southgate as his side prepare to face the South Americans in Moscow on Tuesday.

Leaning against the post as the ball was delivered into the box by Juan Quintero, Gueye remained rooted to the spot as Yerry Mina beat Cheikhou Kouyaté to the header, barely moving as it flew past the Senegal goalkeeper Khadim Ndiaye and into the net.

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