In the second match of the knockout phase, Colombia take on Uruguay who are without suspended Luis Suarez, at the Maracana. Clash between two South American side, where Monaco midfielder James Rodrigues smashed his double to help Colombia beat Uruguay 2-0 and secure their place in the quarterfinals against the hosts, Brazil.
28′ – Colombia take a lead thanks to superb Golazo of James Rodriguez who with one touch on his chest, spun on a sixpence and volley smashed the ball past Muslera from the top of the box.
50′ – Great action of the Los Cafeteros. Armero’s cross Cuadrado heads to the goal line, where Rodriguez is on hand to smash it in for 2-0.
URUGUAY (3-5-2): Muslera; Caceres, Gimenez, Godin; Maxi Pereira, Arevalo Rios, Gonzalez, Rodriguez, Alvaro Pereira; Forlan, Cavani.
COLOMBIA (4-4-2): Ospina; Zuniga, Zapata, Yepes, Armero; Sanchez, Aguilar, Cuadrado, Rodriguez; Gutierrez, Jackson
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1-0 Rodriguez golazo