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World Cup: Colombia knock Senegal out to qualify for pre-quarters

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IANS Samara
Colombia qualified for the pre-quarterfinals of the 2018 FIFA World Cup riding on Yerry Mina's second half winner to knock Senegal out in a crunch Group H encounter here on Thursday.
After a barren first half, Mina headed in a corner late in the second session to send Colombian players and supporters into delirium as they needed nothing less than a victory to secure qualification.
Japan lost to already disqualified Poland in the other Group H game meaning Colombia finished top of the charts with six points from three games while Senegal ended engagements in third place on four points.
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First Published: Jun 28 2018 | 9:36 PM IST

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