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It's been a quite incredible finale to the day with a frantic finish in Fortaleza. Brazil held on after a late rallying effort by Colombia and the hosts are through to a semi-final against Germany on Tuesday in Belo Horizonte. We're not quite done for the day though, as we'll have all the reaction and video highlights from Fortaleza in our daily tournament blogDon't forget to #joinin and be a part of the global conversation on TwitterFacebook and Instagram, all a part of our World Cup social hub. Thanks and enjoy the game!

18:59
Brazil
BrazilBRA
Colombia
ColombiaCOL

Statistics

Ball possession

51%
49%
31Fouls Committed23
6Attempts On Target5
12Shots11
2Total Goals scored1
0Penalties scored1
18:59
18:57

The Brazilian squad join hands in the middle of the pitch and acknowledge the fantastic Fortaleza fans. 

18:57

There's a touching moment after the final whistle as a weeping James Rodriguez is embraced in the centre circle by David Luiz. The pair exchange a few words before swapping shirts.

18:56
DAVID LUIZ
BrazilBRA
Defender

has been elected Man of the Match

90MINUTES PLAYED28TOTAL PASSES1GOALS FOR1SHOTS
18:54
The final whistle sounds.

FULL TIME: It's finished in Fortaleza and the hosts are through to a mouthwatering semi-final clash with Germany on Tuesday. Thiago Silva opened the scoring in the opening ten minutes before a thunderous David Luiz free-kick doubled his side's advantage. James Rodriguez's sixth of the tournament, a penalty after Julio Cesar had fouled Bacca, halved the deficit but Brazil held on to progress. There will be concern around the host nation as Thiago Silva was booked and will miss the semi-final, while Neymar went off on a stretcher around five minutes from time. The country will put those worries on hold for tonight though, as the nation celebrates their semi-final berth.

18:54
90'+C. ZAPATA (Colombia) is penalised after committing a foul.
18:53
90'+RAMOS (Colombia) sees an effort go off target.
18:53
90'+HERNANES (Brazil) commits a foul.
18:52
90'+FRED (Brazil) is penalised after committing a foul.
18:51
90'+RAMOS (Colombia) sees an effort go off target.

After the ball is cleared behind by Marcelo, Rodriguez whips in the corner. Ramos rises highest, but glances his header wide of Julio Cesar's right-hand post.

18:51
90'+JAMES (Colombia) takes a corner kick.
18:50

There's going to be a minimum of five minutes added time in Fortaleza.

18:49

DID YOU KNOW? 
Rodriguez
is one of the 12 players to have scored in five consecutive World Cup matches. Only Fontaine and Jairzinho made six in a row.

18:48
90'JAMES (Colombia) concedes a free-kick following a challenge on MARCELO (Brazil).
18:48
89'HENRIQUE (Brazil) blocks the shot.
18:48
89'BACCA (Colombia) sees his effort hit the target.
18:47
88' HENRIQUE (in) comes off the bench to replace NEYMAR JR (out) (Brazil)

There's concern around the stadium as Neymar goes down under a Zuniga challenge. He looks in pain and is carried off on a stretcher, replaced by Henrique.

18:45
87'QUINTERO (Colombia) commits a foul.
18:45
86'QUINTERO (Colombia) takes a corner kick.
18:45
86' HERNANES (in) comes off the bench to replace PAULINHO (out) (Brazil)

The deep-lying midfielder comes on in place of the Tottenham Hotspur man.

Player Statistics

Brazil
BrazilBRA
Midfielder
  • Total Goals scored0
  • Assists0
  • Attempts On Target0
  • Yellow/Red cards0 / 0
  • Fouls committed/suffered3 / 1
  • Passes (complete)28 (22)
  • Passes Completion Rate78.57%
  • Tackles0
Brazil
BrazilBRA
Midfielder
  • 25International Caps
  • 180Centimeters
  • Date of Birth29 May 1985
  • Current clubFC Internazionale (ITA)
18:43
85'P. ARMERO (Colombia) is adjudged to be in an offside position.
18:43
84'C. ZAPATA (Colombia) concedes a free-kick following a challenge on FERNANDINHO (Brazil).

A succession of Colombia corners is broken down by a foul on Fernandinho, after the Manchester City midfielder sprints clear of his own penalty area with the ball.

18:42
83'QUINTERO (Colombia) swings in the corner.
18:42
83'QUINTERO (Colombia) takes a corner kick.
18:41
83' RAMIRES (in) comes off the bench to replace HULK (out) (Brazil)

Givanildo Vieira de Sousa, or Hulk, is replaced by Ramires.

Player Statistics

Brazil
BrazilBRA
Forward
  • Total Goals scored0
  • Assists0
  • Attempts On Target2
  • Yellow/Red cards0 / 0
  • Fouls committed/suffered4 / 3
  • Passes (complete)26 (21)
  • Passes Completion Rate80.77%
  • Tackles0
Brazil
BrazilBRA
Midfielder
  • 46International Caps
  • 181Centimeters
  • Date of Birth24 Mar 1987
  • Current clubChelsea FC (ENG)
18:40
81'BACCA (Colombia) is adjudged to be in an offside position.
18:40
81'JAMES (Colombia) swings in the corner.
18:39
80' QUINTERO (in) comes off the bench to replace CUADRADO (out) (Colombia)
18:39
80' JAMES (Colombia) successfully converts the penalty!

GOAL! RODRIGUEZ CONVERTS THE PENALTY! The No10 sends the keeper the wrong way and sidefoots home. It's his sixth goal of Brazil 2014, sending him two clear of his nearest challengers.

18:36
78' JULIO CESAR (Brazil) is yellow carded.

PENALTY FOR COLOMBIA! Rodriguez slips in substitute Bacca who chips the ball over Julio Cesar. The Brazil keeper takes out the No17, who goes down. Rodriguez spots up the penalty kick.

18:36
77'BACCA (Colombia) is fouled inside the box by JULIO CESAR (Brazil). A penalty is awarded to Colombia.
18:34
76'BACCA (Colombia) is penalised after committing a foul.
18:34
75'CUADRADO (Colombia) sees an effort go off target.
18:34

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18:32
74'PAULINHO (Brazil) is penalised after committing a foul.
18:32
73'HULK (Brazil) concedes a free-kick following a challenge on C. ZAPATA (Colombia).
18:32
73'NEYMAR JR (Brazil) sees an effort go off target.
18:31
72'BACCA (Colombia) commits a foul.
18:29
70' BACCA (in) comes off the bench to replace TEO (out) (Colombia)

The Colombia No17 comes on to replace the River Plate man.

Player Statistics

Colombia
ColombiaCOL
Forward
  • Total Goals scored0
  • Assists0
  • Attempts On Target0
  • Yellow/Red cards0 / 0
  • Fouls committed/suffered2 / 0
  • Passes (complete)22 (11)
  • Passes Completion Rate50%
  • Tackles1
Colombia
ColombiaCOL
Forward
  • 11International Caps
  • 181Centimeters
  • Date of Birth08 Sep 1986
  • Current clubSevilla FC (ESP)
18:28
69' YEPES (Colombia) is yellow carded.
18:27
69' DAVID LUIZ (Brazil) scores direct from a free-kick!

UNBELIEVABLE GOAL! DAVID LUIZ WITH A THUNDEROUS FREE KICK! Rodriguez takes down Marcelo around 35 yards out from goal and the Paris Saint-Germain defender spots the set piece up. He completes a mid-range run up and hits a quite magnificent effort with his side foot which dips, swerves and flies past Ospina. A nation erupts in celebration as Luiz himself sprints to the corner flag in joy.

18:26
67' JAMES (Colombia) is cautioned.
18:26
67'JAMES (Colombia) commits a foul.
18:25
66'YEPES (Colombia) is adjudged to be in an offside position.

IN THE NET! But the goal won't stand - there's an almighty scramble in the Brazilian penalty area after Rodriguez delivers a free-kick into the box. The whistle is blown and the ball breaks to Yepes, who slams the ball in the goal - but it won't count.

18:24
66'PAULINHO (Brazil) commits a foul.
18:23
64' T SILVA (Brazil) is cautioned.

The captain goes into the book for stopping Ospina from kicking the ball out of his hands, and will miss a potential semi-final - if the hosts win this game.

18:23
64'T SILVA (Brazil) concedes a free-kick following a challenge on OSPINA (Colombia).
18:22
63'CUADRADO (Colombia) commits a foul.
18:22

#SAYNOTORACISM TRENDING
FIFA's campaign is gathering pace in Brazil, with the hashtag among the trending topics in the country.

18:21
62'T SILVA (Brazil) blocks the shot.
18:21
62'C. ZAPATA (Colombia) sees his effort hit the target.
18:21
62'MARCELO (Brazil) is penalised after committing a foul.
18:20
61'DAVID LUIZ (Brazil) concedes a free-kick following a challenge on CUADRADO (Colombia).
18:20
61'YEPES (Colombia) is penalised after committing a foul.
18:18
59'GUARIN (Colombia) sees an effort go off target.

Armero does well to keep the ball in play on the Colombia left and cuts back to Rodriguez on the edge of the penalty area. He controls on his chest, touches to Guarin, who volleys over the bar.

18:17
58'FRED (Brazil) commits a foul.
18:15

COPACABANA SUPPORT
The BBC's Samuel Smith has tweeted this picture of the FIFA Fan Fest on the Copacabana in Rio de Janeiro.

18:14
55'RAMOS (Colombia) is penalised after committing a foul.
18:13
55'HULK (Brazil) concedes a free-kick following a challenge on C. ZAPATA (Colombia).
18:13
54'MARCELO (Brazil) commits a foul.
18:12
53'FRED (Brazil) is penalised after committing a foul.
18:10
51'GUARIN (Colombia) concedes a free-kick following a challenge on FERNANDINHO (Brazil).
18:09

DID YOU KNOW? 
Neither France or Colombia had been behind at Brazil 2014 before today. The only team who have yet to trail at this year's World Cup are Argentina.

18:08
49'HULK (Brazil) commits a foul.
18:08
49'MAICON (Brazil) concedes a free-kick following a challenge on JAMES (Colombia).
18:06
48'MAICON (Brazil) commits a foul.
18:06
47'NEYMAR JR (Brazil) illegally handles the ball.
18:04
46' Before the second half begins RAMOS (in) comes off the bench to replace IBARBO (out) (Colombia)

A change in the attacking third for Colombia as the Hertha Berlin forward replaces the Cagliari man.

Player Statistics

Colombia
ColombiaCOL
Forward
  • Total Goals scored0
  • Assists0
  • Attempts On Target0
  • Yellow/Red cards0 / 0
  • Fouls committed/suffered2 / 3
  • Passes (complete)12 (6)
  • Passes Completion Rate50%
  • Tackles0
Colombia
ColombiaCOL
Forward
  • 28International Caps
  • 184Centimeters
  • Date of Birth22 Jan 1986
  • Current clubHertha BSC (GER)
18:04
The second half kicks off.

Brazil get us underway for the second period.

18:04

Brazil gather in their half for a team huddle before the second half commences, with Thiago Silva enthusiastically geeing up his teammates.

18:03

The players are beginning to emerge from the tunnel, and it'll soon be time to resume play.

17:50
17:48

Man of the Match

Voting is now open for your man of the match - who's caught your eye today?

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17:48
Brazil
BrazilBRA
Colombia
ColombiaCOL

Statistics

Ball possession

59%
41%
12Fouls Committed12
5Attempts On Target2
10Shots4
1Total Goals scored0
0Penalties scored0
17:48
The referee brings the first half to an end.

HALF TIME: It's been a thoroughly entertaining opening period which, unlike the day's earlier game, has opened up after an early goal. Both sides have exchanged counter-attack after counter-attack following Thiago Silva's opener and we are in for an equally intriguing second half in Fortaleza. 

17:48
45'+MARCELO (Brazil) concedes a free-kick following a challenge on C. ZUÑIGA (Colombia).
17:47
45'+FERNANDINHO (Brazil) concedes a free-kick following a challenge on JAMES (Colombia).
17:46
45'C. ZUÑIGA (Colombia) commits a foul.
17:45
44'NEYMAR JR (Brazil) strikes his free-kick wide.
17:44
43'C. ZUÑIGA (Colombia) commits a foul.

Neymar takes the free-kick from just outside the Colombian penalty area after he is fouled by Zuinga, but he curls his effort wide of Ospina's left-hand post.

17:43
42'IBARBO (Colombia) is penalised after committing a foul.
17:42
41'FRED (Brazil) concedes a free-kick following a challenge on C. ZUÑIGA (Colombia).
17:40
39'HULK (Brazil) sees an effort go off target.

Maicon plays the ball from the Brazil right inside to Fred who in turn finds Neymar. The No10 plays the ball wide to Hulk on the Brazilian left who touches the ball on to his favoured left foot, but fires his shot high over the bar.

17:40
38'C. ZAPATA (Colombia) is penalised after committing a foul.
17:39
38'T SILVA (Brazil) concedes a free-kick following a challenge on CUADRADO (Colombia).
17:39
37'NEYMAR JR (Brazil) blocks the shot.
17:39
37'JAMES (Colombia) hits his free-kick on target.
17:37
35'FERNANDINHO (Brazil) commits a foul.

Armero plays a one-two with Teo to break free down the Colombia left. He cuts the ball back to Cuadrado who tees up Ibarbo. The No14 is taken down just outside the Brazil penalty area. Chance for Colombia to have a shot at goal.

17:36
34'FERNANDINHO (Brazil) sees an effort go off target.
17:36
34'NEYMAR JR (Brazil) swings in the corner.
17:36

A quite remarkable passage of play sees David Luiz sprint down the Brazil right, dancing past several Colombian challenges. He is eventually halted by Zapata, before the ball is cleared.

17:31
30'T SILVA (Brazil) blocks the shot.

Cuadrado takes a touch out of his feet around 30 yards from goal and smashes a shot at goal. Captain Thiago Silva once again throws himself in the way of the effort and it's collected by Julio Cesar.

17:31
30'CUADRADO (Colombia) sees his effort hit the target.
17:29
28'MARCELO (Brazil) concedes a free-kick following a challenge on CUADRADO (Colombia).
17:29
28'PAULINHO (Brazil) commits a foul.
17:29
28'OSPINA (Colombia) blocks the shot.

The ball breaks to Hulk once again in the Colombia penalty area. The Zenit man steadies himself before smashing a low drive towards goal. It's turned away by Ospina and there's a foul by Paulinho which halts play.

17:29
28'HULK (Brazil) sees his effort hit the target.
17:28
27'C. SANCHEZ (Colombia) commits a foul.
17:28
27'FRED (Brazil) sees an effort go off target.

Hulk receives a superb cross-field pass by Fernandinho on the Brazil left. He completes a number of stepovers before sliding the ball to the onrushing Marcelo. The Real Madrid man cuts in onto his right foot and hits towards goal. Fred tries to get on the end of it but it cannons off his head and goes over the bar.

17:26

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17:26
25'DAVID LUIZ (Brazil) concedes a free-kick following a challenge on IBARBO (Colombia).
17:25
24'FERNANDINHO (Brazil) commits a foul.
17:25
24'HULK (Brazil) is penalised after committing a foul.
17:25

Colombia break with Rodriguez who spreads the play wide to his team's right hand side. Cuadrado looks to play the ball inside to the breaking red shirts, but it's cut out magnificently by Thiago Silva.

17:22
20'YEPES (Colombia) blocks the shot.
17:21
20'MARCELO (Brazil) sees his effort hit the target.
17:21
20'NEYMAR JR (Brazil) swings in the corner.
17:21
20'OSPINA (Colombia) blocks the shot.

Hulk plays a great one-two with Neymar to burst into the Colombia penalty area but is denied by Ospina. The ball breaks to Oscar whose curling drive is turned behind by the Colombian stopper.

17:21
20'OSCAR (Brazil) sees his effort hit the target.
17:21
20'HULK (Brazil) sees his effort hit the target.
17:21
20'OSPINA (Colombia) blocks the shot.
17:20
19'IBARBO (Colombia) commits a foul.
17:20

Hulk steals the ball from Cuadrado just outside the Colombia penalty area and dances past the challenge of Guarin, he fires a low cross into the six yard box towards David Luiz, but it's cleared away by Armero.

17:18
17'NEYMAR JR (Brazil) swings in the corner.
17:18

The last few minutes have been marked by a number of fouls, with the play being broken up by both teams.

17:17
15'MARCELO (Brazil) concedes a free-kick following a challenge on CUADRADO (Colombia).
17:16
15'GUARIN (Colombia) commits a foul.
17:16
15'CUADRADO (Colombia) is penalised after committing a foul.
17:15
14'FERNANDINHO (Brazil) concedes a free-kick following a challenge on JAMES (Colombia).
17:14
13'TEO (Colombia) commits a foul.
17:13
12'OSCAR (Brazil) is penalised after committing a foul.
17:12
11'GUARIN (Colombia) swings in the corner.

The set piece is cleared away with ease by the Brazil defence.

17:12
11'CUADRADO (Colombia) sees an effort go off target.

Cuadrado cuts inside on to his left foot just outside the Brazilian penalty area and hammers a shot at goal. Thiago Silva throws himself in front of the ball, and it goes wide for a corner.

17:11
10'GUARIN (Colombia) strikes his free-kick wide.

Guarin's free-kick from distance fizzes high and wide over the bar.

17:10
9'OSCAR (Brazil) is penalised after committing a foul.
17:08
7' T SILVA (Brazil) scores!!

GOAL! THIAGO SILVA OPENS THE SCORING! A corner is whipped in by Neymar from the Brazil left and is missed by everybody. It bounces in front of the Brazil skipper at the back post and he bundles the ball over the line from close range. 

17:08
7'NEYMAR JR (Brazil) swings in the corner.
17:06
5'TEO (Colombia) concedes a free-kick following a challenge on FERNANDINHO (Brazil).
17:06
4'NEYMAR JR (Brazil) strikes his free-kick wide.

Fred is brought down by Sanchez and Neymar steps up to take the free-kick, but the No10 hits the ball wide of Ospina's right hand post.

17:05
3'C. SANCHEZ (Colombia) is penalised after committing a foul.
17:03
1'CUADRADO (Colombia) commits a foul.
17:02
The match kicks off.

Colombia get the game started in Fortaleza.

16:59

LINE-UPS
Both sides make two changes from their Round of 16 matches. Brazil bring in Paulinho for the suspended Luiz Gustavo and Maicon for Dani Alves. Colombia have Fredy Guarin and Victor Ibarbo in their starting XI in place of Abel Aguilar and Jackson Martinez.

Brazil v. Colombia Team Line-ups EXCLUSIVE

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Brazil
BrazilBRA

12 JULIO CESAR, 3 T SILVA, 4 DAVID LUIZ, 5 FERNANDINHO, 6 MARCELO, 7 HULK, 8 PAULINHO, 9 FRED, 10 NEYMAR JR, 11 OSCAR, 23 MAICON

1
2
3
6
7
9
10
11
13
14
18
Colombia
ColombiaCOL

1 OSPINA, 2 C. ZAPATA, 3 YEPES, 6 C. SANCHEZ, 7 P. ARMERO, 9 TEO, 10 JAMES, 11 CUADRADO, 13 GUARIN, 14 IBARBO, 18 C. ZUÑIGA

16:59

Next up is the Hino Nacional Brasileiro which is bellowed out by the fervent Fortaleza crowd along with the PA system. The music stops and the supporters and players continue to sing in a tradition started in this stadium last summer at the FIFA Confederations Cup. It continues to be a breathtaking spectacle before every one of the hosts' matches.

16:57

Oh Gloria Inmarcesible rings out around the stadium and the Colombian crowd join their players in song.

16:56

Both Thiago Silva and Mario Yepes read the anti-discrimination message before the national anthems begin, and the proclamations are widely cheered by the crowd.

16:55

STAT ATTACK: 
Colombia 
last beat Brazil in the 1991 Copa America, a winless run stretching back 12 games. 

16:55
16:55

THE ROUND OF 16: 
Brazil 
saw off Chile in a dramatic penalty shootout while Colombia defeated Uruguay in the Maracana.

 - Brazil 1:1 (3:2 PSO) Chile video highlights
 - Colombia 2:0 Uruguay video highlights

16:54

STAT ATTACK: 
Brazil 
have departed the World Cup at the quarter-final stage in the last two editions. They lost 2-1 to the Netherlands in 2010 and were eliminated by France in 2006 (1-0).

16:52

NEYMAR
"Football nowadays is so difficult, so even, that the team who is most committed on the pitch ends up winning. We are not necessarily here to produce a spectacle. We are here to run to the end, until we are tired, and come out as winners. I would be happy to do nothing in this game if Brazil won 1-0. That would be marvellous."

16:51

The teams are in the tunnel and we're getting closer to kick-off in Fortaleza

16:50

JAMES RODRIGUEZ
"There is no pressure. Obviously they have their good players, they play well but I believe they must also follow us closely. We have good players and we can be dangerous, so this is going to be a beautiful match. It will be something extraordinary for us to play."

16:50

Your 11

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

Brazil
BrazilBRA

12 JULIO CESAR, 2 Dani ALVES, 3 Thiago SILVA, 4 DAVID LUIZ, 6 MARCELO, 5 FERNANDINHO, 7 HULK, 8 PAULINHO, 11 OSCAR, 9 FRED, 10 NEYMAR

Colombia
ColombiaCOL

1 David OSPINA, 2 Cristian ZAPATA, 3 Mario YEPES, 7 Pablo ARMERO, 18 Juan ZUNIGA, 6 Carlos SANCHEZ, 8 Abel AGUILAR, 10 James RODRIGUEZ, 11 Juan CUADRADO, 9 Teofilo GUTIERREZ, 21 Jackson MARTINEZ

16:48

DID YOU KNOW? 
Including today's match, Brazil have played twice as many World Cup finals (6) as Colombia have played knockout stage games (3). 

16:46

STAT ATTACK: 
Of all 736 players named in Brazil 2014 squads, only Faryd Mondragon was born when Brazil last lost a competitive match at home (1975 Copa America semi-final against Peru, 3-1).

16:44

JOSE PEKERMAN:
"We are excited and thrilled with the confidence our team has shown in this World Cup. We have been able to overcome the different tests that have been placed before us. This is a dream game - against Brazil, five-time world champions, the host team carrying the hopes of their people on their shoulders. But I am convinced we have a good team that wants to play!"

16:43

CELEBS MAKE THEIR SELECTIONS
Have a read of who the stars, including Tiesto, Gary Lineker and Sydney Leroux, are backing tonight:

16:41

FERNANDINHO ON JAMES RODRIGUEZ
"Already in that game [against Uruguay] he showed his technical quality with his left foot. In this World Cup he is showing everyone that the money Monaco paid for him was well invested. The less space he gets against us, the better it will be for Brazil."

16:40

Head-to-Head

Brazil
BrazilBRA
Colombia
ColombiaCOL
.15Wins2.
.8Draws8.
55Total Goals scored11
16:38

PABLO ARMERO
"It’s going to be a great game because both sides like to play good football. If we’re going to nullify the threat posed by Neymar, then everyone in the team will have to lend a helping hand to the players marking him."

16:35

STAT ATTACK: 
Colombia 
have won all four of their Brazil 2014 games so far. In all four of their previous World Cups, they had won a combined total of three matches.

16:33

NEYMAR'S STORY
Take a look at the background of Brazil's No10, where he grew up and learned to play football.

16:31

JOSE PEKERMAN: 
"We feel confident that we are competing well, so we can win, but every game is different. Some scenarios might arise and we must learn how to handle, playing in a situation like this one, under a lot of pressure. We know Brazil have great players. We feel confident and capable of producing football that makes us feel secure about what we are doing.”

16:29
16:27

BEBETO BACKING BRAZILIAN BOYS
"We have nearly 200 million Brazilians on the pitch. If we got here, we can overcome one more challenge."

16:23

DID YOU KNOW? 
Despite having faced each other 25 times before (15 Brazil wins, eight draws and two Colombia wins), this is the first World Cup meeting of the South American pair.

16:20

NEYMAR'S NUMBERS: 
Brazil's 
No10 has scored 35 goals for his country and is in joint-fifth place (with Rivaldo) on Brazil's all-time top scorer list. He's behind Bebeto (39), Zico (48), Romario (55) and Pele (77). 

Brazil
BrazilBRA
Forward
  • 53International Caps
  • 175Centimeters
  • Date of Birth05 Feb 1992
  • Current clubFC Barcelona (ESP)
16:20

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16:17

RED HOT RODRIGUEZ: 
James Rodriguez has already matched Thomas Muller's 2010 adidas golden boot-winning total of 5 goals at this tournament. He is also now Colombia's all-time World Cup top scorer and has either scored or assisted 7 out of Colombia's 11 goals at this tournament (64%).

Colombia
ColombiaCOL
Midfielder
  • 26International Caps
  • 180Centimeters
  • Date of Birth12 Jul 1991
  • Current clubAS Monaco (FRA)
16:14

REMEMBERING ANDRES ESCOBAR
Andres' mother Maria speaks about that fateful day, just over 20 years ago, when she received the terrible news that her son had been killed.

16:11

MINUTE MEN: 
David Luiz, Dani Alves, Julio Cesar, Luiz Gustavo
(suspended today) and Thiago Silva have so far played all 390 minutes of the hosts' tournament. No player has played all 360 minutes for Colombia, although David Ospina has played all but 5 minutes of their Brazil 2014 campaign.

16:03
15:54

DID YOU KNOW? 
Despite having faced each other 25 times before (15 Brazil wins, eight draws and two Colombia wins), this is the first World Cup meeting of the South American pair.

15:53

BOM DIA: 
Hello and welcome to today's second quarter-final, and it's a big one: the hosts face Colombia in Fortaleza with a spot in Tuesday's semi-final against Germany at stake. The pre-match talk has been of a clash between the two No10s, with the tournament's top scorer James Rodriguez facing Brazil 2014's poster boy Neymar. We'll have all the build-up and minute-by-minute coverage of the game itself. Don't forget to #joinin and be a part of the global conversation on TwitterFacebook and Instagram, all a part of our World Cup social hub

15:49

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Estadio Castelao, Fortaleza

  • Partly Cloudy
  • 29° CTemperature
  • 21 m/sWind
  • 51 %Humidity
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