By Anna Italia
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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
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.