Japan beat 10-man Colombia in another World Cup upset

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Japan beat 10-man Colombia 2-1 in their opening Group H match on Tuesday, the first time an Asian team has overcome a South American one at the World Cup.

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Japan and Senegal are the feel-good underdog stories of the FIFA World Cup 2018 with their performances against Colombia and Poland respectively.

According to videos shared on social media, Senegal's supporters stayed back to clean up their part of the stadium after cheering their team to victory.

Meanwhile, the team's fans were winning hearts elsewhere in the stadium, taking it upon themselves to clean the stands before celebrating properly. That's what the BBC is reporting about fans of "Samurai Blue", the Japanese national soccer team that beat Colombia's players 2-1 Tuesday in Russian Federation.

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Cisse however agrees that after five defeats in the six games featuring African teams, the hunt for glory could take some time. Fans from Japan went on a similar cleaning spree during 2014's World Cup.

In the match where odds were stacked against the island nation, the Japanese took advantage of Colombia's 10-man squad after defender Carlos Sanchez earned the first red card of the championship for a blatant handball.

"You often hear people say that football is a reflection of culture".

And then Senegal fans, after their Lions upset Poland, 2-1, followed suit.

An Argentine TV channel showed Senegalese fans to fanning out on the stands and picking up trash and putting it in a pile following their win at the Spartak stadium in Moscow.

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