YEKATERINBURG, Jun. 24, 2018 (AMP) — Russia 2018 : Japan tied 2-2 with Senegal (halftime: 1-1), in a World Cup group stage game on Sunday night at the Central Stadium in Yekaterinburg.
One goal for both sides in the first half, Inui ('34) for Japan, Mané ('11) for Senegal and one each in the second, Honda ('78) for Japan, Wagué ('71) for Senegal.
The result left both teams on top of Group H with 4 points. In their last game, Senegal will meet third-placed Colombia at the Central Stadium on June 28, while Japan will face Poland.
Fixtures and Results : Group H
Japan at the World Cup
- 6 appearances (first in 1998)
- 15 participations in the qualifications (first in 1954)
Senegal at the World Cup
- 2 appearance (2002)
- 12 participations in the qualifications (first in 1970)
- 24 June 2018
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