2014 World Cup LIVE: Colombia vs Uruguay
Posted: 28 June 2014 Time: 21:29
Colombia marched into the quarter-finals of the 2014 World Cup after two goals from James Rodriguez secured a 2-0 win over Uruguay.
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FT: Colombia 2 (Rodriguez 28' 50') Uruguay 0
85' - SUB for Colombia: Rodriquez (OFF) Ramos (ON)
84' - Ospina with another great save low down to his right to deny Cavani from outside the box!
81' - SUBS for Colombia: Cuadrado (OFF) Guarin (ON)
79' - Ospina makes a brilliant block to deny Maxi Pereira as he charges into the box one-on-one!
77' - YELLOW CARD for Diego Lugano on the Uruguay bench. The injured skipper took exception to a wild kick by Ramirez on Armero right on the touchline. Armero receiving treatment.
74' - Stuani's lobbed cross forces Ospina to backtrack and push the ball over the bar. Awkward one for the Colombia keeper as it may have been going in!
69' - Cristian Rodriquez gets into a good position for a shot but it's blocked by a Colombian defender. Cavani heads the resultant corner over.
68' - SUB for Colombia: Gutierrez (OFF) Mejia (ON)
67' - SUB for Uruguay: Gonzalez (OFF) Hernandez (ON)
64' - Cristian Rodriquez hits a poweful long-range shot which is well parried by Ospina diving to his left!
61' - Cuardrado's pace and quick feet are causing problems for Uruguay, who are struggling to contain the Colombians on the counter-attack without fouling.
59' - Gonzalez hits a shot from 25 yards but Ospina saves and holds the ball low down to his right.
55' - YELLOW CARD for Gimenez. Rodriquez hits the resultant free-kick low and hard but into the wall.
53' - SUBS for Uruguay. Forlan (OFF) Stuani (ON). A Pereira (OFF) Ramirez (ON).
50' - GOAL COLOMBIA!! Rodriguez taps in his second of the match after Cuadrado cushions a header down into the six-yard area!
46' - Second half has kicked off at a frenetic pace.
HT: Colombia 1 (Rodriguez 28') Uruguay 0
38' - Gonzalez picks up a loose ball and hits one goalward but Ospina does well to dive to his right and parry the shot away. Cavani was offside anyway.
37' - Forlan and Yepes with a little bit or argy bargy now as frustration creeps in for Uruguay.
33' - Cavani's direct free-kick from 25 yards curls high and wide.
28' - GOAL COLOMBIA!! And what a goal! James Rodriquez with an absolutely sublime half-volley off the crossbar and in!
23' - Zuniga with another long-range attempt, this time from about 35 yards, but there is no danger as it arrows wide.
20' - It's a little like a chess match at the moment, but a chess match in which there could be fireworks at any moment!
14' - Now Forlan tries his luck from distance on his left foot but falls back as he shoots and send it high and over.
12' - Colombia causing Uruguay some problems in the opening exchanges as Zuniga drives through the middle and hits a shot from 25 yards straight at Muslera, who gathers at the second attempt.
5' - Rodriguez swings in a Colombian free-kick but it's punched away by Muslera. Lively start to the game with a couple of strong challenges.
1' - Colombia vs Uruguay is underway at the Maracana in Rio.