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  • Wednesday 25, November 2020
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Fifa World Cup 2018: Senegal vs Colombia

Fifa World Cup 2018: Senegal vs Colombia

Colombia advance to last 16, Senegal eliminated

Yerry Mina scored his second goal at the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia o see Colombia defeat Senegal 1-0 at Samara Arena and finish as Group H winners.

In the group's other match, Poland edged Japan 1-0 meaning Senegal and the Blue Samurai finished level on four points, however the latter became the first team in history to advance to the World Cup knockout stage on the fair play rule.

The game was played evenly throughout, with few significant goalscoring chances of note. The decisive moment came when Los Cafeteros' towering centre-back Mina leapt above his markers to head in the winning goal in the second half.