Compete at the Kazan Arena on Monday (25/06/2018), Colombia play quickly by utilizing the width of the field. They were ahead ahead of Poland in the first half through goals Yerry Mina.
In the second half, Colombia managed to add two goals through Radamel Falcao and Juan Cuadrado. The goal was to bring Colombia to finish the game with a 3-0 victory.
The three additional points keep Colombia’s preference to qualify for the last 16 of the 2018 World Cup. Colombia are currently collecting three points and are third, losing a point from Japan and Senegal in the top two of Group H standings.
For Poland, this defeat ensured their footsteps in the World Cup stalled despite still leaving a game against Japan in the third matchday. Poland have not earned points from two matches that have been played.
Poland first pressed the Colombian defense. Robert Lewandowski released a header after utilizing a corner kick, but the ball was still swollen above the goal.
New Colombia could be a little out of the pressure after the game runs 10 minutes. Jose Pekerman’s team pressed through the wings with cross passes, but the effort has not produced a goal.
Both teams played open for 20 minutes early by alternating backlash. However, so far there has been no shot that led to the goal from Poland and Colombia.
Juan Cuadrado made the Polish defense ketar-ketir in the 37th minute. Individual action almost made goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny break. Cuadrado fired a shot from a tight angle that still hit the opponent’s leg.
New Colombian effort to bear fruit in the 40th minute. Barcelona defender Yerry Mina tore through Szczesny’s header after a cross from James Rodriguez, who had earlier received a pass from a corner kick. Colombia lead 1-0.
Poland immediately responded by attacking from the left side. Maciej Rybus tried to remove the cross, but the ball did not lead right to his partner in the penalty box.
Until halftime there is no goal replies created by Poland. Colombia was still leading 1-0.
Ten minutes into the second half running, Colombia unseen to relax the pressure. Radamel Falcao et al. several times able to give threat to the Polish defense, one of them through James shot and individual action Cuadrado in penetrating the Polish penalty box.
In the 58th minute, Poland got a golden opportunity to equalize the score. Lewandowski fired a shot from close range after receiving a gastric pass from Grzegorz Krychowiak, but his hard shot was still on Ospina’s stomach. The 29-year-old goalkeeper was lying on the pitch and taken care of before returning to play.
Colombia managed to increase the advantage to 2-0 in the 70th minute. Falcao managed a one-on-one outcome with Szczesny after a breakthrough pass from Juan Quintero. The US-based Monaco striker steadily steered the ball flat to the far post.
Poland are under pressure and should not lose in this fight if they still want to extend their breath in the 2018 World Cup. The pressure they increase. But the team besutan Adam Nawalka was conceded for a third time, this time through the foot Cuadrado.
The Juventus winger scored through a rapid counter-attack scheme, after 10 Polish players were in Colombia. James, who moved from the left, directed the ball to Cuadrado and faced one on one with Szczesny to bring Colombia 3-0 up in the 75th minute.
Poland still has not given up to find a goal back, but until the fight after no goals they created. Colombia closed the game with a 3-0 victory.
Composition of Players:
Poland: Wojciech Szczesny; Michal Pazdan (Kamil Glik 80 ‘), Jan Bednarek, Lukasz Piszczek; Maciej Rybus, Grzegorz Krychowiak, Jacek Goralski, Bartosz Bereszynski (Lukasz Teodorczyk 72 ‘); Dawid Kownacki (Kamil Grosicki 57 ‘), Piotr Zielinski, Robert Lewandowski.
Colombia: David Ospina; Johan Mojica, Yerry Mina, Davinson Sanchez, Santiago Arias; Wilmar Barrios, Abel Aguilar (Mateus Uribe 32 ‘); Juan Quintero (Jefferson Lerma 73 ‘), James Rodriguez, Juan Cuadrado; Radamel Falcao (Carlos Bacca 78 ‘).