Honda hits late Japan leveller to blow World Cup group wide open

Honda hits late Japan leveller to blow World Cup group wide open

The game played at the Ekaterinburg Stadium in Russian Federation on Sunday was their second group game at the mundial, and a win could have placed them on the edge of advancing to the next round.

And while Aguilar acknowledges Colombia have no choice but to win, he is adamant Pekerman's side are calm and are not dealing with any "drama". It was a record-breaking goal, propelling the 19-year-old to become Africa's youngest ever goal scorer in the history of the World Cup.

However, some pundits argue that it is not due to prejudice; citing the example of Ghana is one of Africa's giants in football, who could not make it to Russian Federation 2018 with an indigenous coach in charge of their team - The Black Stars.

Ironically, Chetali was the first homegrown African coach to take charge of a representative from the continent at the World Cup finals.

The England striker grabbed the game ball and kept it in his grasp after scoring a hat trick in his team's 6-1 win over Panama on Sunday.

However, with four points, same as Japan, a victory for either Colombia or Poland tonight means the Teranga Lions can still be overtaken, depending on final results. So we were watching the Colombia game, the three of us, and Colombia was fabulous and Cuadrado was fabulous and, like I said, it made my heart ache a little bit because I think maybe they deserve better than they're going to get at this tournament because of that handball.

Colombia struggled toward the end of South American qualifying and that form carried into the opening match of the World Cup where Carlos Sanchez was sent off after three minutes for an obvious handball on a Japanese shot that would likely have found the back of the net.

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Gareth Southgate's England will look to join Belgium on six points at the top of Group G and Japan or Senegal could also reach the second round with a win.

He added that the Senegalese have some unique qualities, including including individual player' abilities, which the Samurai Blue should be cautious about.

If you haven't yet landed on who to root for during the World Cup, you should seriously consider getting behind Senegal. We should have played sharper. "Today we're forced to win and we have to do everything we can to win". "I know Harry would want us to win more than get the Golden Boot".

Japan coach Akira Nishino said his team planned to mark Mane closely in Yekaterinburg.

Colombia coach Jose Pekerman is preparing to unleash James Rodriguez on Poland in an attempt to prevent an early World Cup exit. Senegal fans won the hearts of millions when they cleaned up their section inside the stadium before leaving the ground after victory against Poland. "I asked him if he wanted to meet me but he said no".

The Poles came out firing at the start of the second half but their limitations remained and Cuadrado was soon causing them more problems down the right.

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