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2018/06/19 | 17:00| Group A| Otkrytie Arena, Moscow| Full Time|

As it happened: Poland 1-2 Senegal

2018-06-19 16:00
Last Updated at 05:00
19 Jun 19:17

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19 Jun 19:12
19 Jun 19:11
Man of the Match: Mbaye Niang
19 Jun 19:07
Group H standings:
19 Jun 19:06

Full-time statistics:

The first time Poland have conceded to an African team at the World Cup.

The first win for an African team at the World Cup since Algeria's victory over Korea in 2014 group stage.

19 Jun 18:56

FULL-TIME: Poland 1-2 Senegal 

Sadio Mane sinks to his knees as it's a dream start for Senegal as they get their World Cup campaign off to a winning start.

19 Jun 18:54
93' We're into the final minute of added time...can Senegal hang on.
19 Jun 18:53
92' Poland throwing bodies forward now as Senegal try to hang on and clear their lines.
19 Jun 18:52
90' Poland are pressing now for a second as they win a corner but the Senegalese goalkeeper does well to collect the corner-kick.
19 Jun 18:51
90' The fourth official signals 4 minutes of added time will be played.
19 Jun 18:50

82' GOAL!! Poland 1-2 Senegal

Krychowiak makes up for his earlier error and grabs a goal back with a header from close-range.

19 Jun 18:46
85' POLAND!!!!!!
19 Jun 18:46

84' Major decision by the referee as a Senegal player is brought down in the box by Rybus.

The VAR decides that there was no contact in the box. NO PENALTY.

19 Jun 18:44
82' Final throw of the dice for Poland as Piszczek is replaced by Bereszynski.
19 Jun 18:40
78' Rybus swings in a dangerous cross towards the far post that Kownacki gets a head to but the Senegal goalkeeper safely keeps it out.
19 Jun 18:38
76' Good defending from Sane who thwarts a Polish attack down the left and the goalkeeper collects.
19 Jun 18:35
74' Senegal now make a change as the injured Niang is replaced by Moussa Konate
19 Jun 18:34
72' Poland make a change as Dawid Kownacki replaces Milik.
19 Jun 18:28
On the goal - A horrible mistake by Grzegorz Krychowiak allows Niang to hare down the field and roll the ball into the net.
19 Jun 18:27

66' Worried looks on the Polish supporters now as their side faces an uphill battle to get back into this.

Looks like Africa are on course to get their first win of Russia 2018.

19 Jun 18:23
60' Massive mix up at the back and Niang makes Poland pay as he doubles the lead!
19 Jun 18:21
60' SENEGAL!!!!!
19 Jun 18:20
59' That's Diouf's last participation in the game as he is replaced by Cheikh N'Doye as Senegal make their first change.
19 Jun 18:19
58' Diouf makes a deliberate foul so that the game can be stopped so that an injured team-mate can receive treatment.
19 Jun 18:17
55' Great chance for Poland as Piszczek ghosts in at the back post but fails to hit the target with his first-time effort.
19 Jun 18:15
53' Poland are pressing for the equaliser but are leaving themselves exposed at the back with Senegal almost making them pay with a few half-chances.
19 Jun 18:11
49' Lewandowski forces the Senegalese goalkeeper into making a great save to deny Poland from the resulting free-kick.
19 Jun 18:10
48' Lewandowski is brought down as he is through on goal and Sane rightfully receives a yellow card.
19 Jun 18:06
46' We're back underway. Can Poland turn it around?
19 Jun 17:58

Half-time statistics:

The fourth own-goal of the 2018 World Cup - 2014 had five in total.

Poland have now conceded in nine World Cup matches in a row, dating back to 1986.


19 Jun 17:53

HALF-TIME: Poland 0-1 Senegal

Senegal lead through an own goal after Idrissa Gueye's shot was deflected in by Thiago Cionek.

19 Jun 17:48
45' The fourth official signals 2 minutes to be added to the first half.
19 Jun 17:45
Gueye's low strike was headed just wide before a nick off Thiago Cionek took it past Wojciech Szczesny and into the net.
19 Jun 17:41
35' Idrissa Gueye gives Senegal the lead via a wicked deflection that gave the goalkeeper no chance!
19 Jun 17:40
35' SENEGAL!!!
19 Jun 17:36
33' Senegal go close with back-to-back attacks as they swing in two dangerous crosses from the right that caused the Polish defence all sorts of problems.
19 Jun 17:33
30' Poland enjoying the Lion share of possession with some 61% of the ball in the opening 30 minutes.
19 Jun 17:31
28' The intensity of the game seems to be going through a lull as both teams struggle to put any meaningful attacks together.
19 Jun 17:29
26' Amazing atmosphere at a colourful Spartak Stadium with both sets of fans cheering their teams on side-by-side in a carnival atmosphere.
19 Jun 17:26
20' An even contest so far with neither team creating any clear-cut chances in the opening 20 minutes of this encounter.
19 Jun 17:21
17' Senegal start a dangerous attack with Sabaly providing a defence-splitting pass for Nyiang but the attacker drags his shot wide.
19 Jun 17:19
16' Poland with a dangerous attack down the left but Koulibaly does well to cut out the danger with Lewandowski lingering at the far post.
19 Jun 17:16

13' Poland win their first corner as Koulibaly cuts out an attempted cross.

Senegal manage to clear the resultant corner-kick.

19 Jun 17:15
11' Grzegorz Krychowiak becomes the first player in the referee's book for a late sliding challenge on Nyiang.
19 Jun 17:13
10' Mane who has been quiet in the opening stages tries to pick out Ismaila Sarr but over hits his pass as the Polish goalkeeper gathers.
19 Jun 17:11
7' Offside flag raised against Blaszczykowski that ends an attempted Polish attack.
19 Jun 17:09
6' Senegal win the first corner of the game but fail to clear the first defender and Poland clear their lines.
19 Jun 17:06
4' The two sides seem to be feeling each either out with neither team looking to press too far up the pitch.
19 Jun 17:02
1' We're underway in this Group H clash between Poland and Senegal!
19 Jun 16:56
We're five minutes away from kick-off as the teams take to the field.