Colombia vs Paraguay (1-0)

Colombia thespian on their reserves to defeat Republic of Paraguay 1-0 and build it three wins from three within the Copa America cluster stage.

Carlos Queiroz’s facet attained all 3 points at the rostrum Fonte star in the Republic of El Salvador, despite the coach creating ten changes to the team that beat Qatar last outing.

Gustavo Cuellar’s first-half strike that went in off the right foot of Republic of Paraguay goalkeeper Roberto Fernandez created the distinction.

Paraguay, WHO have 2 points, currently face a nervy wait to seek out out if they need to done enough to progress out of blood group with one in all the two best third-placed records.

Colombia, the 2001 Copa champions, already knew they were through to the quarter-finals when following up a 2-0 persuade Argentina within their gap match with the 1-0 success against Qatar and Juventus athlete Juan Cuadrado was the sole player maintained in the beginning line-up.

Derlis Gonzalez lost AN early close-range probability for the Republic of Paraguay before the Republic of Colombia began to impress.

Radamel Falcao nearly opened the rating spectacularly within the twenty-eighth minute once he designed AN overhead kick that went directly off course.

The breakthrough came 3 minutes later once Santiago Arias rapt into the penalty space from the right flank. He fed a short pass to Cuellar WHO scarf between 2 defenders and from a right angle drove an endeavor low within the close to post, once Fernandez ought to have done higher, the ball entering into off the goalkeeper’s right boot.

James replaced Cuadrado within the last half and thought he had created the second goal as navigator drove home solely to be left deflated by the volt-ampere finding of fact.

Other Match: Milan vs Udinese (1-1)

Other Match: Qatar vs Argentina (0-2)

 

Goals

31′ Colombia G. Cuellar

 

Colombia Lineups

22 Álvaro Montero
4 Santiago Arias
2 Cristián Zapata
21 Jhon Lucumi
17 Cristian Borja
16 Jefferson Lerma
18 Gustavo Cuéllar
8 Edwin Cardona
11 Juan Cuadrado
9 Radamel Falcao
14 Luis Díaz

Paraguay Lineups

12 Roberto Fernández
2 Ivan Piris
15 Gustavo Gómez
13 Junior Alonso
18 Santiago Arzamendia
10 Derlis González
6 Richard Sánchez
8 Rodrigo Rojas
20 Matias Rojas
23 Miguel Almirón
7 Óscar Cardozo

 

 

Colombia – Paraguay Match Statistics

Colombia

Paraguay

12 Shots Total 8
5 Shots on goal 2
4 Shots off goal 5
3 Shots blocked 1
8 Shots inside box 2
4 Shots outside box 6
13 Fouls 21
3 Corners 2
2 Offsides 2
2 Saves 4
47% Possession Time 53%
356 Passes Total 393
275 Accurate Passes 312
77% Accurate Passes% 79%
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