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


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

Colombia beat Greece 3-0 in the opening game of Group C at the Estadio Mineirao in Belo Horizonte, Brazil.

Fulltime: Colombia beat Greece 3-0. 

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.

HOME: Colombia

  • 1 David Ospina
  • 2 Cristian Zapata
  • 3 Mario Yepes
  • 7 Pablo Armero
  • 18 Camilo Zuniga
  • 6 Carlos Sanchez
  • 8 Abel Aguilar
  • 10 James Rodriguez
  • 11 Juan Guilermo Cuadrado
  • 14 Victor Ibarbo
  • 9 Teofilo Gutierrez

AWAY: Greece

  • 1 Orestis Karnezis
  • 2 Giannis Maniatis
  • 4 Kostas Manolas
  • 19 Sokratis Papastathopoulos
  • 20 José Holebas
  • 8 Panagiotis Kone
  • 10 Georgios Karagounis
  • 22 Andreas Samaris
  • 23 Panagiotis Tachtsidis
  • 14 Dimitrios Salpingidis
  • 17 Theofanis Gekas

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