Colombia 10/11 to beat Senegal in Thursdays World Cup showdown
Competition: World Cup
Market: Colombia win
Odds: 10/11 @ Bet 365
A side that almost looks revitalized, Colombia will look to carry on from their impressive performance against Poland when they face off against Senegal, with both sides knowing a win will guarantee their spot in the last 16.
For Senegal, after going through qualifying and holding both the best defensive and attacking records in the group, while The Whites entered the tournament as an unknown quantity, Senegal now sit second in Group H and even a point could see them progress as winners. Scoring four goals and conceding three goals in return, Senegal’s major problem will be their defensive record against a high-flying Colombia side. The former African champions have now recorded just one win in their last four outings in all competitions and also shipped two goals the last two times the sides met in 2014.
As for Colombia, while they may have left it to the last match in their qualifying campaign to book their spot at Russia, The Yellows finished fourth and also held the third best defensive record in the South American group. Losing one and winning one of their two matches in Group H, Colombia currently sit third in the table and know they must win if they want to book their spot in the last 16. Scoring four and conceding three in return, Colombia will look James Rodriguez to carry on his run of form, Rodriguez has had a hand in 10 goals in seven World Cup appearances (6 goals, 4 assists).
Bet: Colombia to beat Senegal in Thursdays World Cup showdown 10/11 @ Bet 365