Compete at Samara Arena on Thursday (6/28/2018), this is the match between the two teams. With a value of four, Senegal just need a point to qualify, while Colombia must win because the new collecting three points.
Violent violations against Falcao gave Colombia a free kick. Juan Quintero unleashed a kick that passed the Senegalese living fence towards the far post, though Khadim N’Diaye could still ignore it.
In the 17th minute, Senegal’s attack freed Mane into the penalty box, forcing Davinson Sanchez to hit him. The referee pointed to the white dot, but then canceled after seeing VAR impressions.
Less than 10 minutes later, Quintero’s free kick met Radamel Falcao in the penalty box. Falcao’s head is still soaring.
Senegal retaliated. Keita Balde’s hitch from the left ends with a curved kick leading to the far post. David Ospina can still stop him.
Senegal created chances of a dead ball situation. Sane welcomed the ball with a less accurate kick so the ball bounced high off the crossbar of Colombia.
The first round match ended equally strong 0-0. Colombia have trouble getting their rhythm playing, while Senegal also has not been able to create a meaningful threat.
Composition of Players
SENEGAL: N’Diaye, Gassama, Koulibaly, Sane, Sabaly, Kouyate, Gueye, Niang, Mane, Keita Balde, Sarr
COLOMBIA: Ospina, Arias, Mojica, Mina, Davinson Sanchez, Carlos Sanchez, Cuadrado, James Rodriguez (Muriel 31 ‘), Quintero, Uribe, Falcao