A group-defining encounter awaits in Samara as Senegal and Colombia face off in what should be an intriguing battle. Senegal have 4 points from their opening 2 games whilst Colombia have 3, meaning a win for either side will propel them to the knockout rounds. Both sides have played some entertaining football so far in Russia and they’ll both be keen to ensure their respective journeys don’t end here.
FIFA World Cup – Group H – Senegal vs Colombia – Samara Arena.
Thursday 28th June 2018
Kick-off: 15.00 GMT
- Senegal – Best Odds – 7/2 (Ladbrokes)
- Colombia – Best Odds – 10/11 (Betway)
- Draw – Best Odds – 5/2 (Betfred)
Senegal have enjoyed a solid opening to their World Cup campaign, backing up an impressive win over Poland with a fascinating 2-2 draw against Japan.
A win here would guarantee qualification for the knockout rounds whilst any other result would leave them waiting to see how Japan get on against Poland.
Liverpool striker Sadio Mane opened his World Cup account against Japan last time out and looks to be finding form at the right time.
Colombia showed great mental resolve to bounce back from their opening match defeat to Japan and thump Poland 3-0 in what was one of the most impressive displays so far in Russia.
They have 3 points, meaning a win would see them through to the knockout rounds – anything less would leave qualification impossible.
Radamel Falcao is one of the top strikers in world football and he made up for missing out in 2014 by notching his first World Cup goal against Poland on match day 2.
Senegal vs Colombia Head to Head
This will be the second ever meeting between the sides and the first ever at a major tournament.
The two sides last met in a friendly back in 2014 which ended as a 2-2 draw.
Senegal vs Colombia Odds and Predictions
Both of these sides play on the front foot meaning it should be an entertaining game.
Both teams to score – YES – looks a very good bet at 17/20 with William Hill.
Radamel Falcao is up and running at the World Cup and could take some stopping.
Radamel Falcao to score anytime looks an excellent bet at 6/4 with 888 Sport.
There is so much at stake here for both sides and it could be defensive errors that prove decisive.
Over 2.5 goals in the game looks a great value bet at Evens with Betway.
Colombia need the win and should just have too much about them to squeeze past Senegal.
Colombia to win the match is a super bet at 17/20 with Ladbrokes.
Senegal 1 – 2 Colombia – 7/1 with Bet Bright.
Top Senegal vs Colombia Betting Tip
This could be a very cagey game but Colombia have to go for the win and should just about have enough about them here to win and progress from Group H.
Colombia to win the match and both teams to score looks a brilliant bet at 3/1 with Coral.