KAZAN, June 24 (Sputnik) - Colombia kept their World Cup hopes alive as they beat Poland 3-0 at the Kazan Arena on Sunday - a result that knocks Poland out of the competition.
Colombia opened the scoring late in the first half through defender Yerry Mina, who headed the ball past Poland goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny.
Radamel Falcao doubled Colombia's lead in the 70th minute with a clinical finish, as he found the bottom left hand corner of the net.
Just five minutes later, Juan Cuadrado made the game safe. He received a superb pass from James Rodriguez and slid the ball past Szczesny, burying Poland's hopes of reaching the round of 16.
Colombia have three points so far and currently sit third in Group H behind Senegal and Japan, who both have four points.
Poland have failed to win both of their group matches, losing to Senegal 2-1 in their first match of the tournament and will play Japan in their final game before heading home.