FIFA WC 2018 :
Samara, Russia, Colombia defeated Senegal by 1-0 in the Group H match in Samara on Thursday.With this win, Colombia jumped to the top position in the table and also entered into the last 16.Senegal had a chance of scoring a goal, but failed to hit the net.
Colombia took a lead, when Yerry Mina struck the first goal in the 74th minute. Both Colombia and Senegal ended 0-0 at halftime.Senegal was expecting a penalty in the 17th minute of the game, but after consultation with the Video Assistant referee (VAR), the decision was reversed.
Senegal attempted seven shots, of which three were on target, while Colombia hit two of four shots. Senegal and Colombia have faced each other just once before, in a friendly match in May 2014, where Colombia took 2-0 lead in the first half.
Colombia is on third position with three points, whereas Senegal is on second position, with four points.However, since both the teams are now at par with each other, having same number of points, goal difference and goals scored, the runners-up will be decided on the basis of their disciplinary record.