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Senegal kick Poland 2-1, turn 1st African group to win during FIFA World Cup 2018


Cheikhou Kouyate of Senegal applauds fans after his team’s victory

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Senegal became a initial African organisation to win during this year’s FIFA World Cup 2018, defeating Poland 2-1 on Tuesday on a first-half own-goal and a argumentative second-half measure by Mbaye Niang. Senegal, behind in a contest for a initial time given 2002, went forward in a 37th notation when Thiago Cionek’s attempted retard of Idrissa Gueye’s shot wrong-footed goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny, who was picked to start over associate Arsenal castoff Lukasz Fabianski. (FIFA WORLD CUP 2018 SCHEDULE RESULTS)

Niang, who returned to a margin from treatment, after flog Szczesny to double a lead in a 60th.

Grzegorz Krychowiak, whose backpass led to Senegal’s second goal, headed in a giveaway flog in a 86th notation to finish Poland’s strain of 5 true scoreless World Cup openers.

Both teams’ stars, Senegal’s Sadio Mane and Poland’s Robert Lewandowski, frequency threatened in still World Cup debuts.

Senegal are tied for a organisation lead with Japan, that dissapoint Colombia 2-1 earlier. Senegal will play Japan on Sunday when Poland meet Colombia.

Article source: https://www.indiatvnews.com/sports/soccer-senegal-beat-poland-2-1-become-1st-african-team-to-win-at-fifa-world-cup-2018-448259

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