Today a total of 4 matches were held of the ongoing FIFA World Cup 2018.The match wise highlights are appended below.

World Cup 2018: Day 14 – Matches – Summary & Highlights

FIFA World Cup 2018 – M45: Senegal Vs Colombia (0-1)

WC ’18 – Match 45: Senegal Vs Colombia

Result: 0 – 1

Goal Scorers:

  • Colombia: Yerry Mina 74′

Highlights:

  • Colombia needed a win to advance to the next round and Senegal were standing in their way as they also were one win away from the Round of 16.
  • This is why from the 1st half, the match appeared to be a tough one. Colombia dominated in the possession and also suffered a setback as James Rodriguez suffered from an injury.

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  • On the other hand, Senegal also were unable to score as the 1st half ended with the score being 0 – 0.
  • In the 2nd half, attempts from both sides continued and finally Yerry Mina emerged as the hero as he generated a powerful header to put Colombia in the lead.

  • With 15 minutes left in the match, Senegal opened attack on all fronts but despite several shots, they couldn’t score as Colombia won the match to qualify for the next round.

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FIFA World Cup 2018 – M46: Japan Vs Poland (0-1)

WC ’18 – Match 46: Japan Vs Poland

Result: 0 – 1

Goal Scorers:

  • Poland: Jan Bednarek 59′

Highlights:

  • Following the match between Senegal and Colombia, things became much simpler for Japan.
  • As, even if they lost this match by one goal they would qualify for the next round however, the Japanese still intended to win this match.
  • On the other hand, Poland who were already out of the World Cup 2018 intended to win their last match of this mega event.
  • In the 1st half, things were kept tight as no goals were scored by either side.

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  • Poland got an early free-kick in the 2nd half and chances for a goal were quite imminent. And, it was Poland’s defender Jan Bednarek who scored for Poland to put them in the lead.

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  • The lead could have been doubled by Robert Lewandowski but Japan held their nerve as they didn’t concede a goal but also couldn’t score as they lost the match by 1 – 0.

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  • Poland ended their World Cup 2018 campaign with a win, however it was the Japanese who went to the next round due to a superior goal difference with Senegal.

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FIFA World Cup 2018 – M47: England Vs Belgium (0-1)

WC ’18 – Match 47: England Vs Belgium

Result: 0 – 1

Goal Scorers:

  • Belgium: Adnan Januzaj 51′

Highlights:

  • Two World Cup heavyweights, England and Belgium clashed against each other with the English side being the favorite to win this encounter.
  • Both sides had already been qualified into the next round so the fear of elimination was not there rather both wanted a win to keep their win streak alive.
  • In the 1st half of the match, both sides did not let the other one to pass through as the first half ended without a single goal.
  • But, in the 2nd half, Belgium’s early domination in ball possession aided them as of all players, Adnan Januzaj opened the scoring and put Belgium in the lead.

  • Harry Kane seemed to be warming up in the side lines but he wasn’t given a chance to play at all.
  • And, the Belgians remained dominant throughout the 2nd half, which resulted in England losing their first match of the World Cup 2018.

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FIFA World Cup 2018 – M48:Tunisia Vs Panama (2-1)

WC ’18 – Match 48: Tunisia Vs Panama

Result: 2 – 1

Goal Scorers:

  • Tunisia: Fakhereedine Ben Youssef 51′ , Wahbi Khazri 66′
  • Panama: Yassine Meriah 33′ (OG)

Highlights:

  • Both Tunisia and Panama had already been knocked out of the World Cup 2018 but their last game in Russia still mattered to them.
  • In the 1st half of the match, Tunisia’s Yassine Meriah’s own goal put Panama in the lead; A bad start for Tunisia.

  • Although, Tunisia dominated the ball possession in the 1st half but they still couldn’t equalize. And, the 1st half ended with Panama in the lead.
  • But, Tunisia were quick to score in the 2nd half as Ben Youssef equalized the scoreboard after converting a fine pass from Khazri into a goal.

  • Things began to go Tunisia’s way as 15 minutes later as Wahbi Khazri scored and became the 1st Tunisian player to score twice at a World Cup match.

  • Several substitutions were made but this didn’t help Panama to score as they ended their World Cup 2018 campaign on a losing note.

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