2018 World Cup: Senegal out, lose 0-1 to Colombia

Senegal's call for a penalty after this challenge was turned down
Senegal's call for a penalty after this challenge was turned down
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Senegal came so close but in the end have been eliminated from the World Cup because they had received more yellow cards than Japan.

That means all five African teams – Tunisia, Morocco, Egypt, Senegal and Nigeria – have been knocked out of the group stages.

It’s the first time since 1982 that no African team has made it through to the knockout stage.

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And the first time that the fair-play rule regarding yellow cards has been used in the World Cup.

Here is how Senegal’s 1-0 defeat to Colombia played out.

Sadio Mané (Left) was unable to score for Senegal
Sadio Mané (Left) was unable to score for Senegal

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