Photos and videos showing fans searching the stands for rubbish and gathering it up went viral on social media.
Senegal fans were also spotted on cleaning duty after they defeated Poland 2-1 at the Spartak Stadium in Moscow, the other game in Group H. Supporters of the Lions of Teranga were filmed collecting trash and piling it up at collection points to make life easier for cleaning staff. A few hours after Senegal's win, Egypt then also lost its second match, 3-1 against Russian Federation.
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First Japan, ranked 61st in the world, became the first Asian side to beat South American opposition at any World Cup, overcoming 16th-ranked Colombia 2-1.
"We made enough prep work before the game and it worked well".
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Senegal's 2-1 victory over Poland came in the day's second Group H game, following Japan's historic 2-1 win over Colombia.
Japan-based football journalist Scott McIntyre told the BBC it was something that happens regularly at matches in Japan, and that it stems from habits drilled into people there from a young age.
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His sending-off in the third minute, for a deliberate handball, was the second fastest in World Cup history after Uruguay's Jose Batista was dismissed after 55 seconds against Scotland in 1986.