World Cup Result: Colombia 2 – 1 Ivory Coast, Goals by James Rodriguez, Juan Quintero, and Gervinho, Thursday 19 June 2014

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45% Ball Possession COLOMBIA and 55% Ball Possession IVORY COAST
Colombia team   Colombia 2 – 1 Ivory Coast Ivory Coast team
64′ James Rodríguez               73′ Gervinho
70′ Juan Quintero

Colombia winning their first 2 games collecting a total of 6 points after defeating Ivory Coast on Thursday 19 June 2014.    There were 7 Italian Serie A players called up in this game.  Colombia captain Mario Yepes plays for Serie A team Atalanta.  The goal for Ivory Coast scored by AS Roma forward Gervinho.

Ivory Coast: 1 Italian Serie A player with Ivory Coast National Football team:

AS Roma forward Gervinho, scoring in the 73rd minute.

Colombia:  6 Italian Serie A players with Colombia National Football team:

Atalanta defender Mario Yepes, playing all 90 minutes

AC Milan defender Cristian Zapata, playing all 90 minutes

Napoli defender Camilo Zuniga, playing all 90 minutes

Inter Milan midfielder Fredy Guarin, did not play, listed as Substitute

Cagliari midfielder Victor Ibarbo, playing 53 minutes after being replaced by midfielder Juan Quintero.

Fiorentina midfielder Juan Guillero Cuadrado, providing the assist for the goal by James Rodríguez in the 64th minute by Juan Quintero.

Photo Juan Cuadrado Official Facebook Page

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Group C
Colombia 2 – 1 Ivory Coast
Estadio Nacional,
Brasilia, Brazil,
Thursday 19 June 2014

Referee: Howard WEBB (ENG)
Assistant Referee 1: Michael MULLARKEY (ENG)
Assistant Referee 2: Darren CANN (ENG)
Fourth official: Victor CARRILLO (PER)

Goals: 64′ James Rodríguez (C), 70′ Juan Quintero (C), 73′ Gervinho (I)

Official Formations – Lineups:

COLOMBIA (4-2-3-1): Ospina; Zuniga, Yepes (c), Zapata, Armero; Sanchez, Aguilar; Cuadrado, Rodriguez, Ibarbo; Gutierrez.
Subs: Arias, Balanta, Carbonero, Guarin, Martinez, Mejia, Mondragon, Quintero, Ramos, Valdez, Vargas.
Coach.: José Pekerman.

IVORY COAST (4-2-3-1): Barry; Boka, Bamba, Zokora, Aurier; Tiote, Serey; Gervinho, Yaya Toure (c), Gradel; Bony.
Subs.: Akpa Akpro, Bolly, Diarrassouba, Diomande, Djakpa, Drogba, Gbohouo, Kalou, Sayouba, Sio, Kolo Touré.
Coach.: Sabri Lamouchi.

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Group C
Colombia 2 – 1 Ivory Coast
Estadio Nacional
Brasilia, Brazil,
Thursday 19 June 2014
Referee: Howard Webb (ENG)
Colombia Match Stats Ivory Coast
2 Goals 1
11(8) Shots (on goal) 15(12)
11 Fouls 14
5 Corner kicks 5
3 Offsides 2
45% Ball Possession 55%
0 Yellow Cards 2
0 Red Cards 0
4 Saves 4

redright1What do you think of the results? Which players surprised you or disappointed you and why?