The South Americans are now third and need a win in Samara to guarantee a place in the last 16, while the African side are second and will progress with at least a draw.
Both sides were intermittently impressive against a awful Poland but Japan did a number on 10-man Colombia to avenge their trouncing in the group stage four years ago.
Another key moment in the first half of the game was the exit of Colombia star man James Rodriguez who was taken out after picking up a knock.
Poland can't progress to the last-16 with the no 1 seed in the group having lost their first two games of the competition.
Colombia, who overcame the premature exit of injured James Rodriguez, will now play Group G's second-placed side - either England or Belgium - in Moscow on Tuesday, with Japan facing the winners of that group in Rostov-on-Don a day earlier.
On Thursday, as the group phase draws to a close, Senegal only need a draw to advance but victory for Colombia will put them into the next round instead, leaving Senegal eliminated if Japan avoid defeat against Poland in Volgograd at the same time.
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Lukaku's brace puts him joint top with Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo in the race for World Cup golden boot. Now Tunisia , to have any chance, needed to keep the score at this at least till half-time.
Colombia boost World Cup last-16 hopes by eliminating Poland
The team was overwhelmed in midfield and looked clueless in attack in another error-ridden display that resulted in an early exit. Robert Lewandowski's Poland lost their second match in a row and are in danger of being eliminated in the group stage.
However, after consultation with the Video Assistant Referee, Serbian referee Milorad Mazic overturned his own decision and signaled only a drop ball.
Colombia were struggling to gain a foothold and they were dealt a blow after half an hour.
Colombia's football association has said the players who faced Poland focused on "regenerative" work on Monday.
Senegal knew they were heading out and responded well to Mina's goal, Ismaila Sarr missing a fine chance after being picked out by Mane.
From their next corner, Barcelona defender Mina towered above the Senegalese defence and headed through N'Diaye for his second goal in as many matches.
Colombia settled for their one-goal lead and, despite growing increasingly desperate and frantic in the closing minutes, Senegal could not force in an equaliser to keep them in the World Cup, their fair play record giving them an unwanted piece of history.
Neymar fired over from Paulinho's cutback and Coutinho shot straight at Keylor Navas after, again, Paulinho had teed it up. The score ended 2-0 in Friday's Group E fixture at the Krestovsky Stadium , Saint Petersburg .
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Saudi Arabia have now failed to win any of their previous 12 World Cup matches (D2 L10), failing to score in nine of those games. In 2026 in North America, the first 48-team World Cup, there will be potentially more Arab teams than ever before.
Bithumb also reported that assets are being transferred to a cold wallet while they "build up the security system and upgrade DB". This second attack in less than a month highlights the vulnerabilities faced by cryptocurrency exchanges.
Uruguay have finished as first round group winners for the fifth time, having done so previously in 1930, 1950, 1954 and 2010. It got worse for the home side when a Diego Laxalt effort from 25 yards was deflected in by Denis Cheryshev .
He lost to Italian Marco Cecchinato in the French Open quarterfinals and has made only one other semifinal in 2018. I can take away a lot of positives". "Hopefully, " said Cilic of a potential double grass-court triumph.
The Maricopa County Attorney's Office was last reported to have referred the case to the Yavapai County Attorney's Office . It ended at 9:59pm, which "coincides with the approximate time of the collision", according to the report.
The dog's owner, Megan Brainard , found the dog through a pet-finding site and she has now won $1,500 for Zsa Zsa's win. Last year's victor was a 57-kilogram gentle giant named Martha - a Neopolitan mastiff with gas and a droopy face.
That saw both leaders sign a document to say that North Korea would dump its nukes, in return for economic help from the US. They did not know if additional identification such as dog tags or identification cards would be provided.
Peru lead Australia 1-0 at halftime
Peru needs the result more, though neither side has anything to lose when they meet up to complete their time at the World Cup. It's last World Cup victory was a 4-1 result against Iran in the first round of the 1978 tournament in Argentina.
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Meanwhile, the mayors of about 20 USA cities gathered at a holding facility for immigrant children in the border city of El Paso. Senate and House leaders have also been trying to find a bill that would end family separations at the border.
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Anways, the outlook isn't all positive for the fifth dino disaster flick in the Jurassic Park franchise heading into the weekend. In other words, it's a big budget summer popcorn movie, which is exactly what it is advertised to be.