Things went so right for the English on Day 11 at the World Cup that by the end of their 6-1 drubbing of Panama, they were scoring on accident. Harry Kane’s hat trick came courtesy of two penalty kicks and a teammate’s shot that went off Kane’s heel as he was trotting away from the goal. And with that, England and Belgium moved to the knockout stage with a game to spare.
Japan and Senegal dueled to a 2-2 draw in the day’s second match and left themselves in strong position to advance, but Colombia found its scoring touch in the late game to stay right behind them with a 3-0 win over eighth-ranked Poland, which got eliminated after just two matches.
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