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The Latest: Colombia knocks Poland out of the World Cup, 3-0

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MOSCOW - The Latest on Sunday at the World Cup : 10:55 p.m. Radamel Falcao's first career World Cup goal has helped Colombia keep alive its hopes of qualifying for the knockout stage of the World Cup and eliminate Poland with a 3-0 win. A Yerry Mina header from a floated James Rodriguez pass put Colombia in front just before halftime. Falcao made it 2-0 in the 70th before Juan Cuadrado sealed it in the 75th on a breakaway after Poland gave the ball away at midfield.
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The Latest: Mina gives Colombia 1-0 halftime lead vs Poland

The Latest: Mina gives Colombia 1-0 halftime lead vs Poland

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The Latest: Ex-Colombia 'keeper Higuita in Kazan to cheer

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MOSCOW - The Latest on Sunday at the World Cup : 8:56 p.m. Former Colombia 'keeper Rene Higuita has traveled to Kazan to support the Cafeteros against Poland in the World Cup. Higuita, who is remembered for the spectacular "Scorpio Kick" he made during a friendly match against England back in 1995 and frequently during his club career, has been greeting the players as they returned to the locker room after they finished their warmup.
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The Latest: Moutinho available for Portugal against Iran

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MOSCOW - The Latest on Sunday at the World Cup : 8:45 p.m. Portugal midfielder Joao Moutinho will be available for Monday's World Cup game against Iran but has been given no assurances about being in the starting lineup. Coach Fernando Santos says only that Moutinho will be among the 23 eligible to play. Moutinho missed two days of practice because of a cold but returned on Sunday.
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The Latest: 2 German officials face probe over celebrations

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MOSCOW - The Latest on Sunday at the World Cup : 8 p.m. Two Germany team officials face FIFA punishment for provoking Sweden's bench when celebrating a late victory in the tense World Cup Group F match. FIFA says its disciplinary panel opened cases against Ulrich Voigt and Georg Behlau from the German staff. Footage shows Voigt and Behlau walking toward the Sweden dugout at the final whistle and seeming to gloat by clapping and pointing at their opponents. Their behavior provoked a confrontation between players and team officials.
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The Latest: James back in Colombia starting lineup v Poland

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MOSCOW - The Latest on Sunday at the World Cup : 8:10 p.m. Jose Pekerman has decided to field a very attacking team and to start playmaker James Rodriguez for Colombia's World Cup game against Poland. Pekerman used Rodriguez, the top scorer at the 2014 World Cup, as a second-half substitute during Colombia's 2-1 opening loss to Japan. Rodriguez has been hampered by a left calf-muscle injury recently.
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The Latest: Honda equalizer gives Japan 2-2 draw vs Senegal

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MOSCOW - The Latest on Sunday at the World Cup : 7:52 p.m. Japan and Senegal have had a 2-2 draw in a result that will keep the two underdogs atop the World Cup group. Both teams opened with surprising 2-1 wins- Japan over Colombia and Senegal over Poland - and lead Group H with four points. Colombia and Poland were playing later Sunday. Sadio Mane scored the opener for Senegal in the 11th minute after finding himself in the right spot and deflected the ball past goalkeeper Eiji Kawashima.
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The Latest: Denmark fined for sexist banner at World Cup

The Latest: Denmark fined for sexist banner at World Cup

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The Latest: Senegal, Japan are 2-2 after Honda scores

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MOSCOW - The Latest on Sunday at the World Cup : 7:35 p.m. It's 2-2 with 12 minutes to go in regulation after Keisuke Honda scored an equalizer for Japan to offset a goal from Senegal's Moussa Wague in the second half. Mbaye Niang back heeled a feed from Youssouf Sabaly and Wague swooped in from the right and drove it hard past Eiji Kawashima in the 71st minute. Honda had just come as a substitute in the 72nd to replacing Shinji Kagawa and scored six minutes later from close range Both teams won their opening matches 2-1.
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The Latest: Rudy has surgery for broken nose at World Cup

The Latest: Rudy has surgery for broken nose at World Cup

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