Falcao is involved in a nasty collision with Koulibaly. The striker picks himself up after the physio takes a look. Quintero curls The resulting freekick towards the goalkeeper’s side of goal and N’Diaye produces a fine save.
Davinson Sanchez brings down Mane and the ref points to the spot. However, after taking a look at the replay (VAR), he changes his mind. It does look like the defender got a smidgeon of the ball before bringing down Senegalese striker.
Carlos Sanchez brings Mane down, 30 yards from goal and pretty much dead central. The resulting freekick is smashed way over the bar.
That was a pretty drab half of football. Both games seldom threatened their respective goals. James Rodriguez being subbed out due injury hampered Colombia’s attack. Davinson Sanchez had a heart in mouth moment when the ref awarded a spotkick for his challenge on Mane. However, VAR intervened and overturned the decision.
That’s all for now. Senegal has spent the entire game so far on the verge of creating a brilliant chance, without ever quite creating a brilliant chance.