Senegal vs Colombia Prediction, Betting Tips and Preview
This Thursday, Senegal will battle against Colombia at the Cosmos Arena (Samara). Whoever wins this outing will progress to the next stage of the competition, and the loser is likely to end their journey. One thing is certain, this match is bound to provide lots of chances, goals, excitement, and betting opportunities for all the football fanatics.
Senegal is placed second in Group H with four points after the first two rounds. In their first match, they defeated Poland by the score of 1-2, and in the second they drew to Japan by the score of 2-2. In this exciting clash, we have seen it all, from long balls to crazy shots, it truly was one of the best outings of the World Cup, so far. Mane of Senegal opened the goal scoring sheet in the eleventh minute of the match. Twenty minutes later, Inui of Japan managed to equalize followed by an assist from Nagatomo. Mid-second half, Senegal managed to take the lead once again, this time it was Wague who put the ball into the net. Their joy did not last for long, as just seven minutes later, Japan’s veteran, Honda, equalized once again. It took him only six minutes to score after being brought in. Senegal had more shots on goal and in all honesty, could have won. Some may even say that they deserved all three points. Despite being physically dominating compared to the Japanese players, they failed to utilize that and score from the breaks.
Colombia is placed third in the group with three points from the first two clashes. In the first round, they suffered a surprising defeat to Japan. They lost by the score of 1-2. In the second round, they triumphed over Poland by the score of 3-0 and increased their chances of going to the knock-out phase of the competition. Mina scored the first goal of the match in the late minutes of the first half. In the second, Falcao and Cuadrado added a goal each to set the final result and provide the much needed three points for their team. With that win, they have eliminated Poland from the World Cup in Russia. James Rodriguez seemed as fit as ever and played an amazing match. He demonstrated a glimpse of his potential and showed the doubters why he is considered to be one of the best attacking midfielders in the world.
The two teams have faced each other twice in the past. Their first meeting was in 2011 when Colombia triumphed by the score of 2-0. Their most recent outing was in 2014, and it ended by the score of 2-2. It will be interesting to see who comes out victorious from this one. The teams are in similar forms. From the previous five matches played, Colombia has two wins, two draws, and a single loss, while on the other side, Colombia has the same stats. The stakes are high and the clash is compelled to be filled with suspense and entertainment.
Senegal don’t have missing players for this important game in Group H. All players are ready for the match and they will play aggressive from the first minute.
On the other side Colombia also do not have lot of missing players for this game. Abel Aquilar is injured and he can’t play on the match. Carlos Sanchez is available for Colombia after serving a one-game suspension. All other players are fully fit and ready to play.
Possible starting lineups
Senegal: K. N’Diaye; Sabaly, Koulibaly, Sané, Wagué; Badou, A. N’Diaye, Gueye; Mané, Niang, Sarr
Colombia: Ospina; Mojica, D. Sanchez, Yerry Mina, Arias; Barrios, Aguilar; James, Quintero, Cuadrado; Falcao
Senegal vs Colombia Prediction
What a great football match to enjoy and a perfect one to bet on. Match Senegal vs Colombia will be important one for the both teams and they will do their best to reach Round of 16. Senegal only need a point to go through and they will play aggressive football from the first minute. Senegal play very strong football in defending and have conceded three goals from just seven shots on target faced at this World Cup. On the other side after losing their opening match 2-1 to Japan, Colombia swept aside Poland in their second match and now have three points in Group H. A draw, however, might not be enough for Colombia to reach round of 16. They will try to win all three points here and ball possession will be their main objective for the match. Colombia have scored three goals from four shots against Poland and they will play well organized on match against Senegal. It will be one dynamic and open game with lots of scoring chances on the both sides.
However, our prediction and betting tips for the match Senegal vs Colombia Prediction: Colombia to win. They are highly motivated for the match and if they succeed to win this game then go through. All players are highly motivated for the match and we expect from them to score at least two goals. We also expect from Senegal to score, and our second betting pick for the match is Both teams to score.
Senegal vs Colombia Correct Score Prediction
We expect from Colombia to score exactly one goal in both halves. So, our risky bet goes on correct score 1-2. Have a nice betting day and good luck in earning money with our football prediction and betting tips.