Russia 2018: Colombia brush off Poland with a 3-0 win

By Mutala Yakubu
Columbia beat Poland 3-0 in Russia 2018
Columbia beat Poland 3-0 in Russia 2018

Colombia picked themselves up from their first defeat to beat Poland 3-0 in the Russia 2018 World Cup.

The South Americans lost their first game to Japan and needed a win to get back on track for qualification to the next stage.

Poland were also in a similar position after they also lost their opening game to Senegal.

Colombia got the breakthrough in the 40th minute, James Rodriguez produced a wonderful corner which Barcelona defender Yeri Mina headed home to make it 1-0.

They held on till the first half.

The last group games will be crucial as Colombia take on Senegal with Japan playing Poland.

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