2018 FIFA World Cup Group H

Group H of the 2018 FIFA World Cup took place from 19 to 28 June 2018.[1] The group consists of Poland, Senegal, Colombia, and Japan. The top two teams will advance to the round of 16.[2]

TeamsEdit

Draw position Team Pot Confederation Method of
qualification
Date of
qualification
Finals
appearance
Last
appearance
Previous best
performance
FIFA Rankings
October 2017[nb 1] June 2018
H1   Poland 1 UEFA UEFA Group E winners 8 October 2017 8th 2006 Third place (1974, 1982) 6
H2   Senegal 3 CAF CAF Third Round Group D winners 10 November 2017 2nd 2002 Quarter-finals (2002) 32
H3   Colombia 2 CONMEBOL CONMEBOL Round Robin fourth place 10 October 2017 6th 2014 Quarter-finals (2014) 13
H4   Japan 4 AFC AFC Third Round Group B winners 31 August 2017 6th 2014 Round of 16 (2002, 2010) 44
Notes
  1. The rankings of October 2017 were used for seeding for the final draw.

StandingsEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1   Colombia 3 2 0 1 5 2 +3 6 Advance to knockout stage
2   Japan 3 1 1 1 4 4 0 4[a]
3   Senegal 3 1 1 1 4 4 0 4[a]
4   Poland 3 1 0 2 2 5 −3 3
Source: FIFA
Rules for classification: Group stage tiebreakers
Notes:
  1. 1.0 1.1 Fair play points: Japan −4, Senegal −6.

In the round of 16:

  • The winners of Group H will advance to play the runners-up of Group G.
  • The runners-up of Group H will advance to play the winners of Group G.

MatchesEdit

All times listed are local time.[1]

Colombia vs JapanEdit

19 June 2018 (2018-06-19)
15:00 MSK (UTC+3)
Colombia   1–2   Japan Mordovia Arena, Saransk
Attendance: 40,842[3]
Referee: Damir Skomina (Slovenia)
Report
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Colombia[4]
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Japan[4]
GK 1 David Ospina
RB 4 Santiago Arias
CB 23 Dávinson Sánchez
CB 3 Óscar Murillo
LB 17 Johan Mojica
CM 6 Carlos Sánchez   3'
CM 16 Jefferson Lerma
RW 11 Juan Cuadrado   31'
AM 20 Juan Fernando Quintero   59'
LW 21 José Izquierdo   70'
CF 9 Radamel Falcao (c)
Substitutions:
MF 5 Wílmar Barrios   64'   31'
MF 10 James Rodríguez   86'   59'
FW 7 Carlos Bacca   70'
Manager:
  José Pékerman
 
GK 1 Eiji Kawashima   90+4'
RB 19 Hiroki Sakai
CB 22 Maya Yoshida
CB 3 Gen Shoji
LB 5 Yuto Nagatomo
CM 17 Makoto Hasebe (c)
CM 7 Gaku Shibasaki   80'
RW 8 Genki Haraguchi
AM 10 Shinji Kagawa   70'
LW 14 Takashi Inui
CF 15 Yuya Osako   85'
Substitutions:
MF 4 Keisuke Honda   70'
MF 16 Hotaru Yamaguchi   80'
FW 9 Shinji Okazaki   85'
Manager:
Akira Nishino

Man of the Match:
Yuya Osako (Japan)[5]

Assistant referees:[4]
Jure Praprotnik (Slovenia)
Robert Vukan (Slovenia)
Fourth official:
Mehdi Abid Charef (Algeria)
Fifth official:
Anouar Hmila (Tunisia)
Video assistant referee:
Danny Makkelie (Netherlands)
Assistant video assistant referees:
Bastian Dankert (Germany)
Sander van Roekel (Netherlands)
Felix Zwayer (Germany)

Poland vs SenegalEdit

19 June 2018 (2018-06-19)
18:00 MSK (UTC+3)
Poland   1–2   Senegal Otkritie Arena, Moscow
Attendance: 44,190[6]
Referee: Nawaf Shukralla (Bahrain)
Report
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Poland[7]
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Senegal[7]
GK 1 Wojciech Szczęsny
RB 20 Łukasz Piszczek   83'
CB 4 Thiago Cionek
CB 2 Michał Pazdan
LB 13 Maciej Rybus
CM 10 Grzegorz Krychowiak   12'
CM 19 Piotr Zieliński
RW 16 Jakub Błaszczykowski   46'
AM 7 Arkadiusz Milik   73'
LW 11 Kamil Grosicki
CF 9 Robert Lewandowski (c)
Substitutions:
DF 5 Jan Bednarek   46'
FW 23 Dawid Kownacki   73'
DF 18 Bartosz Bereszyński   83'
Manager:
Adam Nawałka
 
GK 16 Khadim N'Diaye
RB 22 Moussa Wagué
CB 3 Kalidou Koulibaly
CB 6 Salif Sané   49'
LB 12 Youssouf Sabaly
RM 10 Sadio Mané (c)
CM 13 Alfred N'Diaye   87'
CM 5 Idrissa Gueye   72'
LM 18 Ismaïla Sarr
CF 9 Mame Biram Diouf   62'
CF 19 M'Baye Niang   75'
Substitutions:
MF 11 Cheikh N'Doye   62'
FW 14 Moussa Konaté   75'
MF 8 Cheikhou Kouyaté   87'
Manager:
Aliou Cissé

Man of the Match:
M'Baye Niang (Senegal)[8]

Assistant referees:[7]
Yaser Tulefat (Bahrain)
Taleb Al Maari (Qatar)
Fourth official:
Abdulrahman Al-Jassim (Qatar)
Fifth official:
Mohamed Al Hammadi (United Arab Emirates)
Video assistant referee:
Artur Soares Dias (Portugal)
Assistant video assistant referees:
Tiago Martins (Portugal)
Hernán Maidana (Argentina)
Wilton Sampaio (Brazil)

Japan vs SenegalEdit

24 June 2018 (2018-06-24)
20:00 YEKT (UTC+5)
Japan   2–2   Senegal Central Stadium, Yekaterinburg
Attendance: 32,572[9]
Referee: Gianluca Rocchi (Italy)
Report
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Japan[10]
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Senegal[10]
GK 1 Eiji Kawashima
RB 19 Hiroki Sakai
CB 22 Maya Yoshida
CB 3 Gen Shoji
LB 5 Yuto Nagatomo
CM 17 Makoto Hasebe (c)   90+4'
CM 7 Gaku Shibasaki
RW 8 Genki Haraguchi   75'
AM 10 Shinji Kagawa   72'
LW 14 Takashi Inui   68'   87'
CF 15 Yuya Osako
Substitutions:
MF 4 Keisuke Honda   72'
FW 9 Shinji Okazaki   75'
MF 11 Takashi Usami   87'
Manager:
Akira Nishino
 
GK 16 Khadim N'Diaye
RB 12 Youssouf Sabaly   90'
CB 3 Kalidou Koulibaly
CB 6 Salif Sané
LB 22 Moussa Wagué
CM 17 Badou Ndiaye   81'
CM 13 Alfred N'Diaye   65'
CM 5 Idrissa Gueye
RF 18 Ismaïla Sarr
CF 19 M'Baye Niang   59'   86'
LF 10 Sadio Mané (c)
Substitutions:
MF 8 Cheikhou Kouyaté   65'
MF 11 Cheikh N'Doye   90+1'   81'
FW 9 Mame Biram Diouf   86'
Manager:
Aliou Cissé

Man of the Match:
Sadio Mané (Senegal)[11]

Assistant referees:[10]
Elenito Di Liberatore (Italy)
Mauro Tonolini (Italy)
Fourth official:
Abdulrahman Al-Jassim (Qatar)
Fifth official:
Taleb Al Maari (Qatar)
Video assistant referee:
Massimiliano Irrati (Italy)
Assistant video assistant referees:
Tiago Martins (Portugal)
Hernán Maidana (Argentina)
Paolo Valeri (Italy)

Poland vs ColombiaEdit

24 June 2018 (2018-06-24)
21:00 MSK (UTC+3)
Poland   0–3   Colombia Kazan Arena, Kazan
Attendance: 42,873[12]
Referee: César Arturo Ramos (Mexico)
Report
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Poland[13]
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Colombia[13]
GK 1 Wojciech Szczęsny
CB 20 Łukasz Piszczek
CB 5 Jan Bednarek   61'
CB 2 Michał Pazdan   80'
RM 18 Bartosz Bereszyński   72'
CM 10 Grzegorz Krychowiak
CM 6 Jacek Góralski   85'
LM 13 Maciej Rybus
RF 19 Piotr Zieliński
CF 9 Robert Lewandowski (c)
LF 23 Dawid Kownacki   57'
Substitutions:
MF 11 Kamil Grosicki   57'
FW 14 Łukasz Teodorczyk   72'
DF 15 Kamil Glik   80'
Manager:
Adam Nawałka
 
GK 1 David Ospina
RB 4 Santiago Arias
CB 23 Dávinson Sánchez
CB 13 Yerry Mina
LB 17 Johan Mojica
CM 8 Abel Aguilar   32'
CM 5 Wílmar Barrios
RW 11 Juan Cuadrado
AM 20 Juan Fernando Quintero   73'
LW 10 James Rodríguez
CF 9 Radamel Falcao (c)   78'
Substitutions:
MF 15 Mateus Uribe   32'
MF 16 Jefferson Lerma   73'
FW 7 Carlos Bacca   78'
Manager:
  José Pékerman

Man of the Match:
James Rodríguez (Colombia)[14]

Assistant referees:[13]
Marvin Torrentera (Mexico)
Miguel Hernández (Mexico)
Fourth official:
Julio Bascuñán (Chile)
Fifth official:
Christian Schiemann (Chile)
Video assistant referee:
Mauro Vigliano (Argentina)
Assistant video assistant referees:
Gery Vargas (Bolivia)
Roberto Díaz Pérez (Spain)
Daniele Orsato (Italy)

Japan vs PolandEdit

28 June 2018 (2018-06-28)
17:00 MSK (UTC+3)
Japan   0–1   Poland Volgograd Arena, Volgograd
Attendance: 42,189[15]
Referee: Janny Sikazwe (Zambia)
Report
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Japan[16]
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Poland[16]
GK 1 Eiji Kawashima (c)
RB 19 Hiroki Sakai
CB 22 Maya Yoshida
CB 20 Tomoaki Makino   66'
LB 5 Yuto Nagatomo
CM 16 Hotaru Yamaguchi
CM 7 Gaku Shibasaki
RW 21 Gōtoku Sakai
AM 9 Shinji Okazaki   47'
LW 11 Takashi Usami   65'
CF 13 Yoshinori Muto   82'
Substitutions:
FW 15 Yuya Osako   47'
MF 14 Takashi Inui   65'
MF 17 Makoto Hasebe   82'
Manager:
Akira Nishino
 
GK 22 Łukasz Fabiański
CB 18 Bartosz Bereszyński
CB 15 Kamil Glik
CB 5 Jan Bednarek
RM 21 Rafał Kurzawa   79'
CM 10 Grzegorz Krychowiak
CM 6 Jacek Góralski
LM 3 Artur Jędrzejczyk
RF 19 Piotr Zieliński   79'
CF 9 Robert Lewandowski (c)
LF 11 Kamil Grosicki
Substitutions:
FW 14 Łukasz Teodorczyk   79'
MF 17 Sławomir Peszko   79'
Manager:
Adam Nawałka

Man of the Match:
Jan Bednarek (Poland)[17]

Assistant referees:[16]
Jerson Dos Santos (Angola)
Zakhele Siwela (South Africa)
Fourth official:
Ricardo Montero (Costa Rica)
Fifth official:
Juan Carlos Mora (Costa Rica)
Video assistant referee:
Daniele Orsato (Italy)
Assistant video assistant referees:
Gery Vargas (Bolivia)
Carlos Astroza (Chile)
Paolo Valeri (Italy)

Senegal vs ColombiaEdit

28 June 2018 (2018-06-28)
18:00 SAMT (UTC+4)
Senegal   0–1   Colombia Cosmos Arena, Samara
Attendance: 41,970[18]
Referee: Milorad Mažić (Serbia)
Report
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Senegal[19]
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Colombia[19]
GK 16 Khadim N'Diaye
RB 21 Lamine Gassama
CB 6 Salif Sané
CB 3 Kalidou Koulibaly
LB 12 Youssouf Sabaly   74'
RM 18 Ismaïla Sarr
CM 8 Cheikhou Kouyaté (c)
CM 5 Idrissa Gueye
LM 10 Sadio Mané
CF 20 Keita Baldé   80'
CF 19 M'Baye Niang   51'   86'
Substitutions:
DF 22 Moussa Wagué   74'
FW 14 Moussa Konaté   80'
FW 15 Diafra Sakho   86'
Manager:
Aliou Cissé
 
GK 1 David Ospina
RB 4 Santiago Arias
CB 23 Dávinson Sánchez
CB 13 Yerry Mina
LB 17 Johan Mojica   45'
CM 15 Mateus Uribe   83'
CM 6 Carlos Sánchez
RW 11 Juan Cuadrado
AM 20 Juan Fernando Quintero
LW 10 James Rodríguez   31'
CF 9 Radamel Falcao (c)   89'
Substitutions:
FW 14 Luis Muriel   31'
MF 16 Jefferson Lerma   83'
FW 19 Miguel Borja   89'
Manager:
  José Pékerman

Man of the Match:
Yerry Mina (Colombia)[20]

Assistant referees:[19]
Milovan Ristić (Serbia)
Dalibor Đurđević (Serbia)
Fourth official:
Bamlak Tessema Weyesa (Ethiopia)
Fifth official:
Hasan Al Mahri (United Arab Emirates)
Video assistant referee:
Danny Makkelie (Netherlands)
Assistant video assistant referees:
Bastian Dankert (Germany)
Elenito Di Liberatore (Italy)
Gianluca Rocchi (Italy)

ReferencesEdit

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  2. "Regulations – 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia" (PDF). FIFA.com.
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