Colombia v Uruguay, 28 June 2014

Score2-0 to Colombia
RefereeBjörn Kuipers
CompetitionFIFA World Cup Finals - Round of 16
VenueMaracanã, Rio de Janeiro
Attendance73,804
Kick-off 5.00pm local (9.00pm BST) Man of the Match: James Rodríguez (Colombia) Assistant referees: Sander van Roekel (Netherlands) Erwin Zeinstra (Netherlands) Fourth official: Svein Oddvar Moen (Norway) Fifth official: Kim Haglund (Norway) The two teams had met in 38 previous matches, including in the 1962 FIFA World Cup group stage, won 2–1 by Uruguay. Their most recent meetings were in the 2014 FIFA World Cup qualifiers, with both teams winning at home, Colombia winning 4–0 and Uruguay winning 2–0. Uruguayan striker Luis Suárez was not in the line-up because of a nine-game ban imposed by FIFA due to a biting incident involving Italian defender Giorgio Chiellini during their final group stage match. Colombia won 2–0 with both goals from James Rodríguez, the first in the 28th minute, where he controlled Abel Aguilar's headed ball on his chest before volleying left-footed from 25 yards out with the ball going in off the underside of the crossbar, which won the 2014 FIFA Puskás Award later in the year. The second goal, in the 50th minute, was a close-range shot from six yards out after receiving the ball from a header by Juan Cuadrado on the right. Colombia progressed through to the quarter-finals for the first time in their history, where they would face Brazil.

2  Colombia

Manager: Jose Pekerman

0  Uruguay

Manager: Oscar Tabarez

Goals:

James Rodríguez 28 G
James Rodríguez 50 G

Goals:

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper David Ospina
Defender Pablo Armero
Defender Mario Yepes (captain)
Defender Cristián Zapata
Defender/Midfielder Juan Zúñiga
Midfielder Abel Aguilar
Midfielder Juan Cuadrado
Midfielder James Rodríguez
Midfielder Carlos Sánchez

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Fernando Muslera
Defender Martín Cáceres
Defender José Giménez
Defender Diego Godín (captain)
Defender Maxi Pereira
Midfielder Egidio Arévalo
Midfielder Álvaro González
Midfielder Alvaro Pereira
Midfielder Cristian Rodriguez
Forward Edinson Cavani
Forward Diego Forlan

Substitutions:

Alexander Mejia for Teofilo Gutierrez 68
Fredy Guarin for Juan Cuadrado 81
Adrian Ramos for James Rodríguez 85

Substitutions:

Gastón Ramirez for Alvaro Pereira 53
Cristhian Stuani for Diego Forlan 53
Abel Hernández for Álvaro González 67

Cards:

Pablo Armero 78 Y

Cards:

José Giménez 55 Y

On the bench:

Goalkeeper Faryd Mondragon
Goalkeeper Camilo Vargas
Defender Santiago Arias
Defender Éder Balanta
Defender Carlos Valdes
Midfielder Carlos Carbonero
Midfielder Fredy Guarin
Midfielder Victor Ibarbo
Midfielder Alexander Mejia
Midfielder Juan Quintero
Forward Carlos Bacca
Forward Adrian Ramos

On the bench:

Goalkeeper Rodrigo Munoz
Goalkeeper Martín Silva
Defender Jorge Fucile
Defender Diego Lugano
Midfielder Walter Gargano
Midfielder Nicolás Lodeiro
Midfielder Diego Perez
Midfielder Gastón Ramirez
Forward Abel Hernández

Comments:

Diego Lugano, an injured member of Uruguay's playing squad, was shown a yellow card on 77 minutes for dissent.