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Colombia 2-0 Uruguay FT.
Pass accuracy: 80%-79%.
Take ons: 12-13.
#COL #URU pic.twitter.com/Kc1l7PMT5p— Squawka Football (@Squawka) June 28, 2014
Colombia 2-0 Uruguay FT.
Pass accuracy: 80%-79%.
Take ons: 12-13.
#COL #URU pic.twitter.com/Kc1l7PMT5p
FT: #col 2-0 #uru
James Rodriguez goes global. What next for Colombia? #bra, on Friday. pic.twitter.com/eSZy7v82Ov— Bleacher Report UK (@br_uk) June 28, 2014
FT: #col 2-0 #uru
James Rodriguez goes global. What next for Colombia? #bra, on Friday. pic.twitter.com/eSZy7v82Ov
#URU have had 12 attempts on goal, but other than the one strike from Cristian Rodriguez they haven't tested #COL's David Opsina. #WorldCup— BBC Sport (@BBCSport) June 28, 2014
#URU have had 12 attempts on goal, but other than the one strike from Cristian Rodriguez they haven't tested #COL's David Opsina. #WorldCup
Colombia have now scored 2+ goals in each of their last 6 games, with James Rodriguez scoring in all of them. #COL pic.twitter.com/0yOA85VBqe— Squawka Football (@Squawka) June 28, 2014
Colombia have now scored 2+ goals in each of their last 6 games, with James Rodriguez scoring in all of them. #COL pic.twitter.com/0yOA85VBqe
4 - Juan Guillermo Cuadrado is the first player to reach 4 assists in 1 World Cup since Totti and Riquelme (both 4) in 2006 . Served.— OptaJohan (@OptaJohan) June 28, 2014
4 - Juan Guillermo Cuadrado is the first player to reach 4 assists in 1 World Cup since Totti and Riquelme (both 4) in 2006 . Served.
Reaction from Luis Suarez's house. #col #uru pic.twitter.com/dFWisEzypH— Bleacher Report UK (@br_uk) June 28, 2014
Reaction from Luis Suarez's house. #col #uru pic.twitter.com/dFWisEzypH
James Rodriguez now has 5 goals, which was the winning total for the Golden boot 4 years ago. Won't be enough at this World Cup.— Gary Lineker (@GaryLineker) June 28, 2014
James Rodriguez now has 5 goals, which was the winning total for the Golden boot 4 years ago. Won't be enough at this World Cup.
Uruguay are clearly missing Luis Suarez. They've had just four shots so far, none of which have been on target. #URU pic.twitter.com/MNrCzOfN3z— Squawka Football (@Squawka) June 28, 2014
Uruguay are clearly missing Luis Suarez. They've had just four shots so far, none of which have been on target. #URU pic.twitter.com/MNrCzOfN3z
'King' Suarez getting plenty of support from the Uruguay fans today. #COL #URU pic.twitter.com/BOixiuv7u5— Peter Hall (@PeteHall86) June 28, 2014
'King' Suarez getting plenty of support from the Uruguay fans today. #COL #URU pic.twitter.com/BOixiuv7u5
It was just a standard chest control and volley on the turn, from outside the box, that goes in off the underside of the bar.— AS English (@English_AS) June 28, 2014
It was just a standard chest control and volley on the turn, from outside the box, that goes in off the underside of the bar.
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Full time and Colombia go through to face Brazil in the quarter finals thanks to James Rodriguez's double against a fairly lacklustre and negative Uruguay.
Uruguay are still trying their best but you just can't see them scoring.
Lovely play by Guarin as he turns well in midfield before playing it to the advancing Armero but his cross is poor and easily cleared.
Colombia doing their best to try and see the game out but they don't look entirely comfortable, although Uruguay seem to have lost their spirit now.
Final change for Colombia as Rodriguez makes way for Adrian Ramos.
Another save by Ospina as Cavani again tries to beat him but the stopper does well.
Just going back to an earlier incident and Armero was in fact booked for his block on Ramirez.
Change for Colombia as Fredy Guarin comes on for the excellent Cuadrado.
Good save again by Ospina as Maxi Pereira bundles his way into the box before volleying goalward but the goalkeeper stands big and deflects wide.
Ramirez is lucky not go in the book there as after Armero had stopped him taking a quick free kick, the Uruguayan kicked him extremely hard and its just another sign that Taberez's men are growing more and more frustrated.
Good goalkeeping from Ospina again as he almost gets caught out by a Ramirez cross but he recovers well and tips the ball over.
Better from Uruguay in the last few minutes but you still feel the pace in the Colombia side could catch them out again.
Uruguay enjoying some possession here and there was a half chance for Cavani as he headed on at the front post but his effort was just over the bar.
First change for Colombia as Teo Gutierrez goes off for Alex Mejia.
Final change for Uruguay as Alvaro Gonzalez is replaced by Abel Hernandez.
Another good save by Ospina as this time it is Cristian Rodriguez who tests him from distance with a strong left footed effort but the goalkeeper is again equal to the task.
Cavani has had another difficult night as the ball falls to him on the edge of the area but as he looked all set to run into space, his touch is heavy and allows the defenders to get back.
Well struck effort comes in from Gonzalez from the edge of the area but Ospina is equal to it and makes a good save.
Colombia firmly in control now and once again there are few nasty tackles being put in by the Uruguayans as Cavani stands on Rodriguez's foot.
First yellow card of the game goes to Gimenez for a cynical challenge on the edge of the area on Gutierrez.
Double change for Uruguay as Álvaro Pereira and Diego Forlán are replaced by Gastón Ramírez and Christian Stuani.
Another goal for Rodriguez as after good possession from Colombia, Pablo Armero crosses in deep to Cuadrado who nods it back to the number 10 and he taps home.
First half of the second half goes Colombia's way as Yepes meets a Rodriguez free kick but his header is blocked.
Back underway in the second half at the Maracana.
Half time and Rodriguez's strike remains the difference between the sides after an exciting opening 45 minutes.
The game just taking a little breather now with both teams just looking to settle themselves before heading into the break.
Colombia have risen to the occasion and are playing the ball around with some aplomb now but you can never count out Uruguay who know they still have plenty in the tank.
Good save by David Ospina as he springs to his right to punch away an Alvaro Gonzalez effort which appeared to take a couple of deflections, making it an even better stop.
Clever play by Teo Gutierrez as he finds space on the right edge of the area and spins to get a volley on goal but it goes straight at the goalkeeper.
Free kick for Uruguay is hit well from 25 yards from Cavani who whips it over the wall but it is too strong and goes over the bar.
Uruguay have responded well to going behind and are already looking more of a threat.
Goal for Colombia!!! What a strike from James Rodriguez as he receives the ball 25 yards out, chests it down and smashes it in off the bar with his left foot.
Uruguay remain deep in their own territory, allowing Colombia to play in front of them but you feel some of Jose Pekerman's men will be starting to get frustrated having been given so much space in previous games.
Half chance for Colombia as Jackson Martinez gets up to meet a corner but his attempt is blocked but falls to Zapata whose effort is poor and dragged wide.
Great ball by Diego Godin as he steps out of the backline to spray it to the advancing Edinson Cavani but its just a bit heavy and the forward can't bring it down.
Colombia are still to really click going forward and Uruguay as expected look like they are happy to bide their time and wait for chances.
Good effort from Juan Zuniga as he drives forward from right back before letting fly from 30 yards and his effort bounces in front of Muslera but the goalkeeper gathers well at the second attempt.
Uruguay enjoying some possession now and they manage to put a couple of decent balls into the box but Cristian Zapata and Mario Yepes look strong this evening, both getting headers away.
Another half chance for Colombia as Juan Guillermo Cuadrado smashes a free kick in from distance but it flicks off the head of his captain Mario Yepes and over the bar.
First chance goes to Uruguay through a James Rodriguez free kick but the Fernando Muslera reads it and punches away well.
Few of the Uruguayans are really up for this, producing a number of physical challenges already and it looks like their plan is to try and unsettle their opponents.
They're underway the Maracana in what sounds like an electric atmosphere.
Uruguay: Muslera, Godin (c), Pereira, Rodriguez, Forlan, Gimenez, Pereira, Arevalo, Gonzalez, Cavani, Caceres.
Colombia: Ospina, Zapata, Yepes (c), Sanchez, Armero, Aguilar, Gutierrez, Rodriguez, Cuadrado, Zuniga, Martinez.
Team news and Colombia have made seven changes to the team that started in the win over Japan, while Uruguay make two changes, with the biggest being Diego Forlan coming in for the suspended Luis Suarez.
The pair go into the game knowing victory will see them face hosts Brazil in the last eight but their form could hardly be different, with the Colombians dominating their group, while Uruguay scraped through with a win over Italy.
Welcome along to coverage of the World Cup last 16 clash between Colombia and Uruguay.