The tournament's leading scorer Harry Kane came close to adding to his five goals for England at the finals in Russian Federation but his 16th minute header at the far post flew over the bar as his side had Colombia on the back foot for much of the half.
In 2014, Geiger became the first American to referee a World Cup knockout-stage game when worked France's 2-0 round-of-16 win over Nigeria.
He said: 'You can tell with what happened with the players going off at half time with the coach it tells you what type of game Colombia like. "There are teams that have world-class stars, but in the end they do not make the difference alone".
"I think we can enjoy it from the first minute. England are a good team but we did not mind who it was we would face", said Colombia goalkeeper David Ospina, on the site FourFourTwo.
"We have a clear game plan and we are playing according to that", coach Janne Andersson said.
We've got two more games - Switzerland v Sweden and England v Colombia - before we have the final eight competitors.
The All England Lawn Tennis Club last showed football during Wimbledon back in 1996, when football's European Championships were staged in England at the same time.
"But we have played tough matches that have made us stronger, more confident and with more belief in ourselves". We always give everything for our country. "It's such an honour to play for Colombia". Fubo TV also offers three days of auto recording and 30 hours of Cloud DVR service in case you can't watch the Colombia England soccer game immediately. But Goal.com reports that John Stones may be a doubt after picking up a calf injury. We sit there and say we want to win every game.
Colombia may be without James Rodriguez for the showdown in Moscow, with the Real Madrid player carrying an injury. British Summer Time. Fans in the United States can log in to the Colombia vs. England live stream at 2 p.m.
Luis Muriel, who had replaced James against Senegal, was an option once more should the attacking midfielder be ruled out. Rodriguez came into the game as a substitute with a half hour to go, but was mostly ineffective.
England should worry, though, that Alli and Lingard's runs will expose Henderson, who could be left isolated against Colombian runners.
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