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.
- 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
- 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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