FIFA World Cup 2018, Day 6: Japan Make History As Russia Defeat Egypt 3-1
The sixth day of the FIFA World Cup 2018 saw Japan create history by becoming the first Asian side to beat a South American opponent in a World Cup. Senegal displayed brilliant effort in the field to defeat Colombia 2-1. The last match of the day witnessed Russia beat Mohamed Salah's Egypt 3-1.
Colombia faced Japan in the first match of day six of the FIFA World Cup 2018. (All images courtesy AFP)
Shinji Kagawa gave Japan an early lead with a successful penalty.
Juan Quintero scored Colombia's only goal.
Japan became the first Asian team to beat a South American opponent in a World Cup game.
The second match of the day saw Senegal take lead via own goal
Senegal dominated the game as Poland struggled to finish.
Senegal became the first African team to win at Russia 2018.
Mohamed Salah found place in Egypt's starting XI vs Russia.
Russia dominated the game with two quick goals in 59th and 62nd minute.
Mohamed Salah scored his first goal of the World Cup via a penalty in the 73rd minute.
Russia celebrate after registering a 3-1 win vs Egypt in a Group A match.