Under-20 World Cup: Senegal earn draw, Mali suffer defeat

The Under-20 World Cup trophy

Senegal drew with Colombia, while Mali were beaten by Serbia in their second matches at the Under-20 World Cup.

After a 3-0 loss to Portugal in their Group C opener, Senegal needed to bounce back to keep their hopes alive.

They took the lead against Colombia when Mamadou Thiam beat two players and lashed in, but Alexis Zapata scored a penalty to make it 1-1.

Mali were beaten 2-0 by Serbia but remain in the hunt in Group D, with all four teams level on three points.

Having shocked Mexico 2-0 in their opener, Mali went into the game full of confidence.

But a superb free-kick by Sergej Milinkovic and a tap-in from substitute Stanisa Mandic gave Serbia the win and also put them top of the group on goal difference.

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