World Cup: Colombia 2-0 Uruguay – King James Leads Los Cafeteros Into Last Eight (Photos & Highlights)

Alan Duffy

29th, June 2014

By Alan Duffy

Colombia 2-0 Uruguay – World Cup Last 16 – 28th June 2014

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Colombia secured a deserved place in the last eight of the competition courtesy of a good win against a Luis-Suarez-less Uruguay.

Monaco schemer James Rodriguez was the star of the show for Colombia, netting both goals, the first of which was a thing of beauty.  Another one of Los Cafeteros’ best performers in Brazil, Juan Cuadrado, superbly set up Rodriguez for his second in a game where Uruguay struggled to create anything. Indeed, the flat-footed performance of Edinson Cavani meant that the loss of Suarez was all the more pivotal.

Colombia now face Brazil in what should be a cracker while Uruguay go home to ponder what might have been if their star striker had behaved himself.

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Photos: PA

Highlights: Dailymotion