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