KAZAN, Jun. 24, 2018 (AMP) — Russia 2018 : Colombia defeated Poland by a score of 3-0 (halftime: 1-0), in a World Cup group stage game on Sunday night at the Kazan Arena.
Colombia dominated the first half thanks to a goal scored by Mina in the 40th minute. Leading 1-0 at the break, the Colombians further widened their lead in the second period by scoring twice (Falcao '70 and Cuadrado '75).
The result put the Colombians third in Group H with 3 points. Poland is bottom with no points. In their last game, Colombia will meet group leaders Senegal at the Kazan Arena on June 28, while Poland will face Japan.
Fixtures and Results : Group H
Poland at the World Cup
- 8 appearances (first in 1938)
- 18 participations in the qualifications (first in 1934)
- Statistics: Third Place (1974, 1982)
Colombia at the World Cup
- 6 appearances (first in 1962)
- 16 participations in the qualifications (first in 1958)
- 24 June 2018
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