Confirmed XIs: Senegal v Colombia

Posted: 28 June 2018 Time: 15:00

Keita Balde makes his first appearance of the 2018 FIFA World Cup in a star-studded Senegal starting XI for their crunch Group H encounter against Colombia at the Samara Arena.

The Lions of Teranga need only one point to secure their place in the last-16 of the tournament but they come up against a fiercely attack minded Colombian side who'll be desperate for all three points.

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The South Americans' recovered well from their shaky opening game against Japan that saw Carlos Sánchez Moreno sent off just three minutes into the game.


Their victory over bottom of the group Poland last week has given them one last chance to qualify for the round of 16.

Confirmed line-ups:

Senegal: K.Ndiaye, Sabaly, Koulibaly, Sané, Gassama, Gueye, Kouyaté, Sarr, Mané, Niang, Keita Baldé

Colombia: Ospina, Arias, Yerry Mina, Sánchez, Mojica, Carlos Sánchez, Uribe, Cuadrado, James, Quintero, Falcao

Article by: Staff Reporter

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