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Rodriguez brace sets up Brazil showdown

Colombia will try to topple Brazil in their first ever FIFA World Cup quarter-final after James Rodriguez notched twice to inspire a 2-0 victory over South American rivals Uruguay at the Maracana.

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"I'd like to congratulate the whole of Colombia because they deserved this. It's great to have a player like James Rodriguez, and his confidence was very high after our previous game," Jose Pekerman, Colombia coach.

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18:51
The final whistle sounds.
18:49
90'+D. GODIN (Uruguay) concedes a free-kick following a challenge on JACKSON M. (Colombia).
18:48
90'+E. CAVANI (Uruguay) commits a foul.
18:46
89'RAMOS (Colombia) concedes a free-kick following a challenge on M. PEREIRA (Uruguay).
18:45
88'RAMOS (Colombia) illegally handles the ball.
18:44
87'A. MEJIA (Colombia) is penalised after committing a foul.
18:42
85'D. GODIN (Uruguay) sees an effort go off target.
18:42
85'G. RAMIREZ (Uruguay) swings in the corner.
18:42
85' RAMOS (in) comes off the bench to replace JAMES (out) (Colombia)
18:42
84'OSPINA (Colombia) blocks the shot.
18:42
84'E. CAVANI (Uruguay) sees his effort hit the target.
18:40
83'GUARIN (Colombia) is penalised after committing a foul.
18:38
81' GUARIN (in) comes off the bench to replace CUADRADO (out) (Colombia)
18:37
80'M. PEREIRA (Uruguay) commits a foul.
18:37
79'JAMES (Colombia) is penalised after committing a foul.

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Line-ups

Colombia
ColombiaCOL
Uruguay
UruguayURU
(GK)
(GK)Misses next match if booked
(C)Misses next match if booked
(C)
53'
Misses next match if booked
53'
9
68'
10
85'
Misses next match if booked
81'
67'
Misses next match if booked
SubstitutesSubstitutes
12
(GK)
(GK)
(GK)
(GK)
Misses next match if booked
13
Misses next match if booked 81'
Misses next match if booked
14
67'
68'
Not eligible to play
53'
17
19
85'
53'
23
CoachCoach
Jose PEKERMAN (ARG)Oscar TABAREZ (URU)

Match Facts

Rio De Janeiro

On 1 January 1502, the Portuguese explorer Gaspar de Lemos brought his ship into a bay on the Brazilian coast, which is now called Guanabara Bay.

Estadio do Maracana

  • Stadium nameEstadio do Maracana
  • CityRio De Janeiro
  • Year constructed1950
  • Overall capacity74738

Weather

  • Sunny
  • 26° CTemperature
  • 15 m/sWind
  • 74 %Humidity

Officials

  • Referee: Björn KUIPERS
    Netherlands
    NetherlandsNED
  • Assistant Referee 1: Sander VAN ROEKEL (NED)
  • Assistant Referee 2: Erwin ZEINSTRA (NED)
  • Fourth official: Svein ODDVAR MOEN (NOR)