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Senegal beat Poland 2-1

22 June, 2018, 11:39 | Author: Candice Daniels
  • Senegal beat Poland 2-1

Senegal coach Aliou Cisse claimed that "whole Africa is supporting" Senegal after their significant victory.

Senegal became the first African team to win a match at the 2018 World Cup on Tuesday when they beat Poland 2-1, helped by two shocking errors by the European side's defense.

After Niang doubled the lead in the 60th, Krychowiak headed in Kamil Grosicki's free kick in the 86th minute, but that wasn't enough for a Poland team in the World Cup for the first time since 2006.

However, if you're on duty following a Senegal game, you're in safe hands. France and Senegal have a history, France colonised Senegal, so when we faced France as opening match, that was quite exceptional. I get phone calls from everywhere.

Japan are likely to need just three more points from their remaining two games in order to progress to the knockout rounds, and Akira Nishino's side can take some confidence from Polish woes.

Poland face Colombia in their next match, while Senegal battle Japan.

Poland demonstrated a tendency to concede often throughout the Uefa World Cup qualification route, even in games which saw them come out on top. Subscribe to our SMS sports service by texting "SPORTS" to 22840.

Mbaye Niang celebrates Senegal's second goal, shrouded in controversy, against Poland in Moscow.

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Victory in the opening game provided a major boost to Senegal's hopes of reaching the round of 16, and a jubilant Elhadj said he was confident of the side going well past the group stages. "We knew this Poland team very well", he said.

Senegal's president, Macky Sall arrived in Russian Federation on Monday, where he is to among other things take on the role of cheerleader in chief for the national side that take on Poland in a Group H game at the World Cup on Tuesday. None has done better than that.

"The scale of his talent is vast, supported by a lot of hard work", he said. "I think it is really a generation that deserves a lot of credit and respect".

"We did not match our opponent's quality".

The Poles finally got their reward four minutes from time as Krychowiak steered a fine header across N'Diaye into the far corner of the net from a free-kick, but it was too little too late.

"It's a hard question, I really don't know", he said. "I sensed something might be on and managed to nip in and score". "We are proud to represent Africa". The second and third match are also important.

"We're not getting carried away", said Cisse.


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