Senegal v Colombia, World Cup 2018, Match Preview

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Senegal and Colombia meet in a crucial Group H clash at the Cosmos Arena on Thursday and it is most likely that only one of these sides will progress to the last 16.

 

GROUP H UPDATE

Japan and Senegal are on 4 points with Colombia on 3 and Japan are the favourites to win the group at 12/10 ahead of Colombia at 37/20 and Senegal 21/10.  Senegal are 7/10 to progress to the last 16 and Colombia are 6/10. Click here for Group H outright betting.

 

Senegal v Colombia click here to bet

Senegal stunned Poland in their opener winning 2-1 but they then relinquished the lead twice against Japan eventually drawing 2-2.  Senegal will need to avoid defeat here to guarantee progression to the last 16.

Colombia got off to a rocky start losing 2-1 to Japan but they were far better in their second game, beating Poland 3-0.  They will need to beat Senegal to guarantee qualification.

These sides met in a friendly International in 2014 and drew 2-2.

 

Betting

Senegal 34/10

Draw 5/2

Colombia 17/20

 

Suggested bet:  Handicap, Senegal (+1) at 9/10.

I have been very impressed by the Senegal team and while Colombia certainly showed improved form in their second outing, I think that the African nation have what it takes to get something out of this game and in so doing book their spot in the next round.

 

Note: Prices correct at the time of posting but are subject to change 

 

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