FT: Colombia 3-0 Greece


FT: Colombia 3 (Armero, Gutierrez, Rodriguez) Greece 0

91 - GOAL!!! James scores for Colombia, 3-0.

Three minutes of added time will be played.

87 - Cuadrado fooywork dazzles the crowd but the Greek backline holds firm again.

85 - Samaras' shot after tight play in the penalty area just barely misses Ospina's far post.

78 - Greece make their final change of the day with the introduction of Karagounis for Kone. Colombia 2-0 Greece.

Greece have been throwing some extra numbers into attack, leaving them vulnerable on the counter.

Things just don't seem to be going the way of Greece.

74 - Arias comes off the bench to replace Armero for Colombia.

69 - Mejia comes off the bench to replace Aguilar for Colombia.

64 - Mitroglou comes off the bench to replace Gekas for Greece. 

63 - Gekas rattles the crossbar nearly pulls a goal back from close

58 - GOAL!!! Colombia score 2-0, Teo finds the back of the net off a deflected corner and is on the doorstep to tap it in.

55 - Another booking for Greece as Salpinggidis booked for a foul.

52 - Sokratis is booked for a foul by the referee

50 - Karnezis (Greece) pulls off a save

48 - Samaras goes down easily in the Colombian area, but no penalty.

46 - Second half is underway.

HT: Colombia go into the break with a slim 1-0 lead as Greece close the half on the front foot. Both sides having their fair share of opportunities before the break. Could be an exciting second half. COL 1 - 0 GRE.

44 - Kone with a powerful shot, but the goalkeeper does well to push it out for a throw-in. Score unchanged.

40 - Colombia with another chance, but the ball falls away from Gutierrez. COL 1 - 0 GRE.

37 - Colombia pile on the pressure as they lose out on a 1-on-1 opportunity, resulting in a corner.

33 - Colombia on the counter but the long-range effort boas wayward.

31 - Greece with plenty of the ball but nothing to show for it. COL 1 - 0 GRE.

27 - Torosidis with a good header sailing just wide of Colombia's goal. Colombia 1 - 0 Greece.

5 - Colombia open the scoring through Pablo Armero. Poor defending from Greece as they fail to close Armero down ahead of his shot which parried beyond Karnezis. COL 1 - 0 GRE.

1 - Kick-off with Colombia playing left to right, and Greece vice-versa.


Colombia XI: Ospina, Zapata, Yepes, Sanchez, Armero, Aguilar, Gutierrez, Rodriguez, Cuadrado, Ibarbo, Zuniga.

Greece XI: Karnezis, Maniatis, Manolas, Samaras, Kone, Salpingidis, Torosidis, Gekas, Sokratis, Cholevas, Katsouranis.