VIDEO : #Russia2018 World Cup : Senegal vs Colombia 0-1 || WATCH Match Highlights



Colombia qualified for the World Cup knockout stage as Group H winners after a 1-0 win over a Senegal side who crashed out of the competition in dramatic fashion on fair play points.

Aliou Cisse’s side, denied a first-half penalty when VAR judged that Tottenham’s Davinson Sanchez had made a legal lunge on Liverpool’s Sadio Mane, had looked set to finish behind Japan, with their opponents facing an early exit.

In a thrilling group climax, a Poland goal in Volgograd was sending both teams in Samara to the last 16, but Yerry Mina’s 74th-minute header provided a decisive twist, ensuring Jose Pekerman’s men triumphed and Senegal, by virtue of their yellow-card tally, were ousted.




Colombia, who overcame the premature exit of injured James Rodriguez, will now play Group G’s second-placed side – England – in Moscow on Tuesday, with Japan facing Belgium in Rostov-on-Don a day earlier.


Player ratings

Senegal: Khadim N’Diaye (7), Gassama (6), Sane, (6) Koulibaly (7), Sabaly (6), Sarr (5), Kouyate (6), Gueye (7), Mane (6), Balde (6), Niang (6).

Subs used: Ndiaye (n/a), Konate (6), Wague (5).

Colombia: Ospina (6), Arias (6), D Sanchez (7), Mina (8), Mojica (6), Uribe (6), C Sanchez (7), Cuadrado (5), Quintero (6), Rodriguez (5), Falcao (5).

Subs used: Muriel (6), Lerma (6), Borja (n/a).

Man of the match: Yerry Mina








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