England players run to teammate John Stones after he scored his team's first goal during the group G match between England and Panama at the 2018 soccer World Cup at the Nizhny Novgorod Stadium in Nizhny Novgorod , Russia, Sunday, June 24, 2018. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)

AP PHOTOS: England grand, Poland gone on Day 11 of World Cup

June 24, 2018 - 5:11 pm
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MOSCOW (AP) — 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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