FIFA World Cup 2018, Poland vs Senegal, highlights: POL 1-2 SEN

Get highlights of Poland vs Senegal, FIFA World Cup 2018 Group H match, here. Senegal stunned Poland 2-1 to start their campaign on a positive note.
Get highlights of Poland vs Senegal, FIFA World Cup 2018 Group H match, here. Senegal stunned Poland 2-1 to start their campaign on a positive note.(REUTERS)
Get highlights of Poland vs Senegal, FIFA World Cup 2018 Group H match, here. Senegal stunned Poland 2-1 to start their campaign on a positive note.(REUTERS)
Updated on Jun 19, 2018 10:36 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByHT Correspondent

Senegal took full advantage of their opponents’ errors to beat Poland 2-1 in their opening Group H match, finally giving Africa something to cheer about at the FIFA World Cup 2018 as the group favourites failed to fire. Leading thanks to a clumsy Thiago Cionek own-goal in a poor first half, M’Baye Niang put the game beyond the disjointed Poles on the hour, seizing on goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny’s decision to race out of his area to gather a long back pass. Niang showed pace and control to beat the keeper and covering defender Jan Bednarek before slotting home in an empty net. Grzegorz Krychowiak, author of the wayward back pass, made partial amends with a header five minutes from time but it was too late. Get highlights of Poland vs Senegal, FIFA World Cup 2018 Group H match, here.

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