Senegal recorded the first African win at the 2018 World Cup when they beat Poland 2-1 on Tuesday thanks to a deflected Thiago Cionek own goal and a awful error by Polish 'keeper Wojciech Szczesny. Both the teams have got quite a lot of EPL/Bundesliga stars to shine for their squad. Poland need to up the ante to find the equaliser from here.
Poland, who are now ranked eight in FIFA rankings, will take on Senegal, who will be returning to the FIFA World Cup after a gap of 16 years.
Poland continued to launch the ball into the penalty area during four minutes of added-on time, but Senegal successfully repelled the danger to start just their second-ever appearance in this tournament with a win.
Poland, the highest-seeded team in Group H, begins its World Cup play on Tuesday when it takes on Senegal, a country that stunned the world back in 2002 and could be one of the sleeper teams to reach the knockout stage.
Poland demonstrated a tendency to concede often throughout the Uefa World Cup qualification route, even in games which saw them come out on top.
Sadio Mane teed up Idrissa Gueye on the edge of the box and the Everton midfielder's 25-yard strike took a huge deflection off Thiago Cionek before finding its way into the opposite corner of Wojciech Szczesny's net. Both the managers have fielded a strong XI and will be battling it out to get off to a flying start.
Poland were widely expected to qualify for the knockout rounds but after suffering a seventh loss in their last nine World Cup matches, FIFA's eighth-ranked team are in danger of making an early exit. No surprises then that the coach and the players are underlining the importance of this match against Senegal.
The FIFA World Cup 2018 Poland vs Senegal match will be broadcast live on Sony ESPN/HD, Sony TEN 2/HD and Sony TEN 3/HD.
Mbaye Niang celebrates Senegal's second goal, shrouded in controversy, against Poland in Moscow. Fubo TV also offers three days of auto recording and 30 hours of Cloud DVR service in case you're busy at work for the Poland Senegal soccer game.
Poland now is FIFA's eighth-ranked team, while Senegal is several notches below at 27th.