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19:09

OBRIGADO:
Thank you for following along with us from the Maracana where Colombia have beaten Uruguay 2-0 thanks for James Rodriguez's brace. The first two Round of 16 matches have been impeccable, and we're looking forward to what's in store for Sunday. Please join us in our daily tournament blog as we breakdown the most recent results and take a look at the tomorrow's Round of 16 fixtures.

18:57

FULL-TIME PHOTOS

18:56
Colombia
ColombiaCOL
Uruguay
UruguayURU

Statistics

Ball possession

55%
45%
19Fouls Committed17
8Attempts On Target9
10Shots16
2Total Goals scored0
0Penalties scored0
18:56
18:56

FULL-TIME: James Rodriguez made all the difference tonight and his efforts see Colombia go through to the quarter-finals, while simultaneously sending Uruguay home. The No10's first goal will surely be in contention for goal of the tournament, and despite a late flurry from La Celeste, Los Cafeteros were too strong for Oscar Tabarez's team, and Colombia's win now sets up what should be a fantastic quarter-final fixture against Brazil on Friday, 4 July in Fortaleza.

18:54
JAMES
ColombiaCOL
Midfielder

has been elected Man of the Match

85MINUTES PLAYED43TOTAL PASSES2GOALS FOR4SHOTS
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)

Colombia make their final change, and the No10 gets a massive round of applause from the Maracana crowd.

Player Statistics

Colombia
ColombiaCOL
Midfielder
  • Total Goals scored2
  • Assists0
  • Attempts On Target4
  • Yellow/Red cards0 / 0
  • Fouls committed/suffered3 / 0
  • Passes (complete)43 (28)
  • Passes Completion Rate65.12%
  • Tackles2
Colombia
ColombiaCOL
Forward
  • 27International Caps
  • 184Centimeters
  • Date of Birth22 Jan 1986
  • Current clubHertha BSC (GER)
18:42
84'OSPINA (Colombia) blocks the shot.

Ospina stops another Uruguayan attack, this time coming from the edge of the area.

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)

Pekerman makes another change as the impressive Cuadrado comes off in favour of Guarin.

Player Statistics

Colombia
ColombiaCOL
Midfielder
  • Total Goals scored0
  • Assists1
  • Attempts On Target0
  • Yellow/Red cards0 / 0
  • Fouls committed/suffered2 / 6
  • Passes (complete)39 (30)
  • Passes Completion Rate76.92%
  • Tackles5
Colombia
ColombiaCOL
Midfielder
  • 50International Caps
  • 187Centimeters
  • Date of Birth30 Jun 1986
  • Current clubFC Internazionale (ITA)
18:37
80'M. PEREIRA (Uruguay) commits a foul.
18:37
79'JAMES (Colombia) is penalised after committing a foul.
18:36
79'OSPINA (Colombia) blocks the shot.

GOOD SAVE: Maxi Pereira is denied by the on-rushing Ospina, who closes down the No16's angle very well.

18:36
79'M. PEREIRA (Uruguay) sees his effort hit the target.
18:35
78' P. ARMERO (Colombia) is cautioned.

Armero earns a yellow for kicking the ball away.

18:34
77' D. LUGANO (Uruguay) is yellow carded.

The injured Uruguay No2 is cautioned while on the bench, which doesn't happen every day. If Uruguay advance to the quarter-finals and Lugano would be forced to miss that match.

18:34
77'P. ARMERO (Colombia) commits a foul.
18:32

Man of the Match

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18:32
75'J.M. GIMENEZ (Uruguay) sees an effort go off target.
18:32
75'G. RAMIREZ (Uruguay) swings in the corner.
18:31
74'OSPINA (Colombia) blocks the shot.
18:31
74'C. STUANI (Uruguay) sees his effort hit the target.
18:28
71'G. RAMIREZ (Uruguay) concedes a free-kick following a challenge on C. ZUÑIGA (Colombia).
18:27
70'C. STUANI (Uruguay) sees an effort go off target.

Stuani has been impressive since coming on, providing a spark in the Uruguayan attack but this effort is wide of the mark.

18:26
69'JAMES (Colombia) is penalised after committing a foul.
18:26
69'E. CAVANI (Uruguay) sees an effort go off target.
18:26
69'G. RAMIREZ (Uruguay) takes a corner kick.
18:25
68'C. RODRIGUEZ (Uruguay) sees his effort hit the target.
18:25
68'YEPES (Colombia) blocks the shot.
18:25
68'JACKSON M. (Colombia) blocks the shot.
18:25
68'G. RAMIREZ (Uruguay) hits his free-kick on target.
18:25
68' A. MEJIA (in) comes off the bench to replace TEO (out) (Colombia)

Jose Pekerman makes his first change, brining on a midfielder for the centre-forward.

Player Statistics

Colombia
ColombiaCOL
Forward
  • Total Goals scored0
  • Assists0
  • Attempts On Target1
  • Yellow/Red cards0 / 0
  • Fouls committed/suffered1 / 1
  • Passes (complete)23 (15)
  • Passes Completion Rate65.22%
  • Tackles0
Colombia
ColombiaCOL
Midfielder
  • 11International Caps
  • 179Centimeters
  • Date of Birth11 Jul 1988
  • Current clubAtletico Nacional (COL)
18:24
67'CUADRADO (Colombia) commits a foul.
18:24
67' A. HERNANDEZ (in) comes off the bench to replace A. GONZALEZ (out) (Uruguay)

Tabarez makes his third and final change, bringing on an attacking midfielder for a more defensive-minded one.

Player Statistics

Uruguay
UruguayURU
Midfielder
  • Total Goals scored0
  • Assists0
  • Attempts On Target1
  • Yellow/Red cards0 / 0
  • Fouls committed/suffered0 / 0
  • Passes (complete)24 (22)
  • Passes Completion Rate91.67%
  • Tackles0
Uruguay
UruguayURU
Forward
  • 13International Caps
  • 186Centimeters
  • Date of Birth08 Aug 1990
  • Current clubUS Citta di Palermo (ITA)
18:24
67'TEO (Colombia) concedes a free-kick following a challenge on D. GODIN (Uruguay).
18:23
66'P. ARMERO (Colombia) commits a foul.
18:21
64'OSPINA (Colombia) blocks the shot.

GOOD SAVE: Cristhian Rodriguez hits a powerful shot from distance that Ospina does well to parry it away.

18:21
64'C. RODRIGUEZ (Uruguay) sees his effort hit the target.
18:21
63'JAMES (Colombia) takes a corner kick.
18:19
62'G. RAMIREZ (Uruguay) is penalised after committing a foul.
18:19
62'JACKSON M. (Colombia) concedes a free-kick following a challenge on J.M. GIMENEZ (Uruguay).
18:18
61'E. AREVALO RIOS (Uruguay) commits a foul.
18:18
60'CUADRADO (Colombia) is penalised after committing a foul.
18:16
59'TEO (Colombia) concedes a free-kick following a challenge on D. GODIN (Uruguay).
18:16
59'OSPINA (Colombia) blocks the shot.
18:16
59'A. GONZALEZ (Uruguay) sees his effort hit the target.
18:16
59'AGUILAR T. (Colombia) blocks the shot.
18:16
59'E. AREVALO RIOS (Uruguay) sees his effort hit the target.
18:14
18:13
56'M. CACERES (Uruguay) blocks the shot.
18:13
56'JAMES (Colombia) hits his free-kick on target.
18:12
55' J.M. GIMENEZ (Uruguay) is booked by the referee.
18:12
55'J.M. GIMENEZ (Uruguay) is penalised after committing a foul.
18:12
18:11
53' G. RAMIREZ (in) comes off the bench to replace A. PEREIRA (out) (Uruguay)

And secondly, an injured Alvaro Pereira is replaced by Gaston Ramirez.

Player Statistics

Uruguay
UruguayURU
Midfielder
  • Total Goals scored0
  • Assists0
  • Attempts On Target0
  • Yellow/Red cards0 / 0
  • Fouls committed/suffered4 / 0
  • Passes (complete)29 (16)
  • Passes Completion Rate55.17%
  • Tackles4
Uruguay
UruguayURU
Midfielder
  • 30International Caps
  • 183Centimeters
  • Date of Birth02 Dec 1990
  • Current clubSouthampton FC (ENG)
18:10
53' C. STUANI (in) comes off the bench to replace D. FORLAN (out) (Uruguay)

Oscar Tabarez makes a double change in an effort to find a way back into the game. First, Stuani checks in for Forlan.

Player Statistics

Uruguay
UruguayURU
Forward
  • Total Goals scored0
  • Assists0
  • Attempts On Target0
  • Yellow/Red cards0 / 0
  • Fouls committed/suffered1 / 0
  • Passes (complete)20 (13)
  • Passes Completion Rate65%
  • Tackles0
Uruguay
UruguayURU
Forward
  • 13International Caps
  • 186Centimeters
  • Date of Birth12 Oct 1986
  • Current clubRCD Espanyol (ESP)
18:09
52'M. CACERES (Uruguay) sees an effort go off target.
18:07
50' JAMES (Colombia) scores!!

GOAL! James Rodriguez gets another for Los Cafeteros! Pablo Armero puts in a great cross and Juan Cuadrado heads it back towards the centre where the No10 is waiting to tap it in.

18:06
49'CUADRADO (Colombia) takes a corner kick.
18:05
48'J.M. GIMENEZ (Uruguay) blocks the shot.
18:05
48'YEPES (Colombia) sees his effort hit the target.
18:05
48'J.M. GIMENEZ (Uruguay) concedes a free-kick following a challenge on JACKSON M. (Colombia).
18:04
46'D. FORLAN (Uruguay) swings in the corner.
18:03
The second half kicks off.

Colombia start the second half

17:57

FIRST-HALF PHOTOS
Take a look at some photos from the first-half at the Maracana we put together in a gallery on Facebook.

17:54
17:49

HALF-TIME: As the two teams head back down the tunnel, James Rodriguez's superb strike is the difference so far, though Colombia enjoyed the majority of the play during the first 45 minutes. Uruguay looked dangerous at times on set pieces and counter-attacks, but they only created a couple of true chances.

17:47

Man of the Match

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17:46
Colombia
ColombiaCOL
Uruguay
UruguayURU

Statistics

Ball possession

63%
37%
6Fouls Committed9
5Attempts On Target1
7Shots3
1Total Goals scored0
0Penalties scored0
17:46
The referee brings the first half to an end.
17:44
45'P. ARMERO (Colombia) is penalised after committing a foul.
17:41

GOOD SAVE: Alvaro Gonzalez takes a great shot through a crowd of players that looks destined for the far post but David Ospina does very well to dive and punch the ball away.

17:40
40'P. ARMERO (Colombia) commits a foul.
17:38
39'E. CAVANI (Uruguay) is adjudged to be in an offside position.
17:38

JOYFUL JAMES

17:37
37'JAMES (Colombia) is penalised after committing a foul.
17:37
17:36
36'F. MUSLERA (Uruguay) blocks the shot.
17:36
36'TEO (Colombia) sees his effort hit the target.
17:34
35'E. CAVANI (Uruguay) is penalised after committing a foul.
17:33
34'JACKSON M. (Colombia) concedes a free-kick following a challenge on D. GODIN (Uruguay).
17:33
33'E. CAVANI (Uruguay) strikes his free-kick wide.

Cavani's free-kick is a good one and it's dipping towards goal but not in enough time

17:32
32'AGUILAR T. (Colombia) concedes a free-kick following a challenge on C. RODRIGUEZ (Uruguay).
17:31
32'C. ZAPATA (Colombia) blocks the shot.
17:31
32'E. CAVANI (Uruguay) sees his effort hit the target.
17:31
31'D. FORLAN (Uruguay) swings in the corner.
17:31

Carlos Sanchez clears the danger from Edison Cavani's cross that was intended for Cristian Rodriguez.

17:28
28' JAMES (Colombia) scores!!

GOAL! James Rodriguez scores his fourth goal in his fourth game for Colombia and it is an absolute stunner! The No10 receives the ball on his chest and volleys home from outside the area, leaving Muslera no chance.

17:27
27'A. PEREIRA (Uruguay) concedes a free-kick following a challenge on AGUILAR T. (Colombia).
17:27

Colombia are still controlling the pace of the match and enjoying a majority of the possession, but no real goal scoring opportunities have developed yet.

17:25

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17:23
24'C. RODRIGUEZ (Uruguay) commits a foul.
17:22
23'C. ZUÑIGA (Colombia) sees an effort go off target.
17:22
22'E. AREVALO RIOS (Uruguay) concedes a free-kick following a challenge on CUADRADO (Colombia).
17:21
21'C. ZAPATA (Colombia) sees an effort go off target.
17:21
21'D. GODIN (Uruguay) blocks the shot.
17:21
21'JACKSON M. (Colombia) sees his effort hit the target.
17:21
21'JAMES (Colombia) takes a corner kick.

Jackson Martinez rises well to head James Rodriguez's corner on target but it's blocked by Edinson Cavani.

17:13
14'D. FORLAN (Uruguay) sees an effort go off target.
17:11
12'D. FORLAN (Uruguay) illegally handles the ball.
17:11
12'F. MUSLERA (Uruguay) blocks the shot.

Camilo Zuniga's shot from distance dips en route to goal but Fernando Muslera gets in front of it well.

17:11
12'C. ZUÑIGA (Colombia) sees his effort hit the target.
17:09
9'AGUILAR T. (Colombia) is penalised after committing a foul.
17:07
7'YEPES (Colombia) is adjudged to be in an offside position.
17:06
6'E. CAVANI (Uruguay) concedes a free-kick following a challenge on C. ZUÑIGA (Colombia).

Cuadrado's free-kick is a bistering effort on goal but it's deflected out for a goal-kick.

17:05
5'F. MUSLERA (Uruguay) blocks the shot.
17:05
5'JAMES (Colombia) hits his free-kick on target.
17:04
4'A. PEREIRA (Uruguay) concedes a free-kick following a challenge on CUADRADO (Colombia).

Juan Cuadrado shows some great individual skill to get by Alvaro Pereira but the No6 chases him down and concedes the foul.

17:02
2'A. PEREIRA (Uruguay) commits a foul.
17:01
2'A. PEREIRA (Uruguay) is penalised after committing a foul.
17:00
The match kicks off.

Uruguay kick off to get things underway at the Maracana, wearing their traditional light blue kit.

16:59

THE LINE-UPS

16:56

Now it's Uruguay's turn, and the players proudly take in the moment and begin singing in unison.

16:55

Colombia's anthem is the first to play. Los Cafeteros' support in the stands is impressive and they sing along loudly.

16:54

The teams are making their way out to the pitch now, and the fans greet the two sides with vociferous applause.

16:50

Your 11

These are the most-popular line-ups chosen by FIFA.com users.

Colombia
ColombiaCOL

1 David OSPINA, 2 Cristian ZAPATA, 3 Mario YEPES, 7 Pablo ARMERO, 18 Juan ZUNIGA, 6 Carlos SANCHEZ, 10 James RODRIGUEZ, 11 Juan CUADRADO, 13 Fredy GUARIN, 9 Teofilo GUTIERREZ, 21 Jackson MARTINEZ

Uruguay
UruguayURU

1 Fernando MUSLERA, 2 Diego LUGANO, 3 Diego GODIN, 6 Alvaro PEREIRA, 22 Martin CACERES, 5 Walter GARGANO, 7 Cristian RODRIGUEZ, 14 Nicolas LODEIRO, 17 Egidio AREVALO, 10 Diego FORLAN, 21 Edinson CAVANI

16:49

FALCAO WITH THE FANS
The injured Colombian superstar tweeted a great photo of the Colombian support in the Maracana.
"Getting here is not the achievement of a team, it is the achievement of an entire country."

16:46

DID YOU KNOW?
This is the second showdown between the sides in the World Cup. Their only previous meeting in a finals tournament took place in the group round in 1962, when Uruguay emerged 2-1 victors.

16:42

DIEGO GODIN
"We respect everyone but fear no one."

16:40

Head-to-Head

Colombia
ColombiaCOL
Uruguay
UruguayURU
.11Wins18.
.9Draws9.
43Total Goals scored54
16:39

HEAD TO HEAD:
The pair have met 38 times and Uruguay have had the better of Colombia historically, with 18 victories to 11, plus nine draws. Their last meeting was a World Cup qualifier played in Montevideo on 10 September 2013, which the hosts won 2-0 thanks to goals by Edinson Cavani and Cristian Stuani.

16:38

JOSE PEKERMAN
"We have to accept that history is not on our side, though there’s always the chance that you can
turn it around, and we hope that it’s our turn to beat them this time. We know we’re coming up
against a very tough rival, but I’m confident we can do it."

16:23

WHAT THEY'RE SAYING
Well known names, including Hugh Jackman and Kim Clijsters, from around the world were glued into the action in the Estadio Mineirao where Brazil beat Chile on penalties.

16:21

COLOMBIA-URUGUAY LINE-UPS
The starting XIs for today's final game are in!

16:20

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16:19

BRAZIL BEAT CHILE
We review the action from Belo Horizonte where we were treated to an absolute thriller.

16:17

GOOD AFTERNOON / BUENAS TARDES:
Hello and welcome to our coverage of Colombia-Uruguay from the Maracana in Rio de Janeiro. If you missed it, Brazil beat Chile on penalites in Belo Horizonte in an incredibly entertaining match. We're expecting a similar level of excitement between these other two South American sides tonight. As usual we'll have a minute-by-minute report and all the build-up from the coaches and players as the doors of the Global Stadium swing open. Remember to #joinin on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram which are all part of our World Cup social hub.

15:51
Colombia
ColombiaCOL
  • 1OSPINA (GK)
  • 2C. ZAPATA
  • 3YEPES (C)
  • 6C. SANCHEZ
  • 7P. ARMERO
  • 8AGUILAR T.
  • 9TEO
  • 10JAMES
  • 11CUADRADO
  • 18C. ZUÑIGA
  • 21JACKSON M.
Uruguay
UruguayURU
  • 1F. MUSLERA (GK)
  • 3D. GODIN (C)
  • 6A. PEREIRA
  • 7C. RODRIGUEZ
  • 10D. FORLAN
  • 13J.M. GIMENEZ
  • 16M. PEREIRA
  • 17E. AREVALO RIOS
  • 20A. GONZALEZ
  • 21E. CAVANI
  • 22M. CACERES
15:51

Weather

Estadio do Maracana, Rio De Janeiro

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