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Live: Senegal vs Colombia

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(From L to R) Senegal’s forward Sadio Mane, goalkeeper Khadim N’Diaye, defender Moussa Wague, midfielder Papa Alioune Ndiaye, defender Youssouf Sabaly, defender Kalidou Koulibaly, defender Salif Sane, midfielder Alfred N’Diaye, midfielder Idrissa Gana Gueye, forward Ismaila Sarr and forward Mbaye Niang sing the national anthem before the Russia 2018 World Cup Group H football match between Japan and Senegal at the Ekaterinburg Arena in Ekaterinburg on June 24, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / HECTOR RETAMAL


16 min: PENALTY or not?!!! VAR time. Davinson Sanchez tackles Sadio Mane in the box and Mane falls under the challenge.


11 min: Kalidou Koulibaly fouls Falcao about 30 yards from goal. Quintero takes the free kick and it draws a finse save from goalkeeper Ndiaye. HAd the goalkeeper not been alert, Colombia could have been celebrating their first goal.


7 min: Arias brings down Keita Balde, who is startting his first game in the World Cup after Senegal try to build rhythm and play. The free kick is floated in but Ospina easily plucks the ball out of the air.


Kick off: Senegal gets the game underway. They remain the only African side left with a chance of qualification to the second round in the competition after Egypt, Morocco and Nigeria have already been eliminated with Tunisia effectively without a chance of qualification with a game left to play.


Here’s how the teams line up

Senegal: Khadim N’Diaye, Gassama, Sane, Koulibaly, Sabaly, Sarr, Kouyate, Gueye, Mane, Balde, Niang. Subs: Diallo, Mbengue, Mbodji, Sow, Diouf, N’Doye, Alfred N’Diaye, Konate, Sakho, Ndiaye, Wague, Gomis.
Colombia: Ospina, Arias, Davinson Sanchez, Mina, Mojica, Uribe, Carlos Sanchez, Cuadrado, Quintero, Rodriguez, Falcao. Subs:Vargas, Zapata, Murillo, Barrios, Bacca, Muriel, Lerma, Diaz, Borja, Izquierdo, Cuadrado.
Referee: Milorad Mazic (Serbia).


Welcome to the live blog of the fixture between Senegal and Colombia

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