Poland vs Senegal: 5 things to look forward to
Poland are back at the World Cup for the first time in 12 years as they look to stamp their authority on Group H against Senegal.
Anticipation might be at an all-time high for players and fans from Poland and Senegal when these match up Tuesday in Moscow for the final of the first-round group games.
It’s been 12 years since Poland played in a World Cup, back when star Robert Lewandowski was about to turn 18. Senegal were last in the World Cup in 2002 – their only other appearance – when their superstar striker Sadio Mane was just ten. So it’s been a while, and both sides hope the wait was worthwhile.
With 2014 World Cup stunners Colombia and potential sleeper Japan also in the mix, Group H has no odds-on favourite. Every match expects to be tense as the fight for positioning will be fierce. It should be a fun ride, and this contest should follow that form.
The storylines are plenty, so let’s have a look.