Colombia opened the scoring late in the first half through defender Yerry Mina. Radamel Falcao doubled Colombia's lead in the 70th minute with a clinical finish and Juan Cuadrado made the game safe with 15 minutes to go.

"We played as well as we could. We lost to a strong team. The game was equal until the first goal. We changed our scheme of play, started to attack more. I would like to apologize for the defeat," Nawalka told journalists.

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.

The 2018 FIFA World Cup kicked off on June 14 and will continue until July 15, with the matches being played in 11 cities across Russia.