World Cup: Result COLOMBIA 3 – 0 GREECE, Goals by Armero, Gutierrez, and Rodriguez, Saturday 14 June 2014, Group C

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46% Ball Possession COLOMBIA and 54% Ball Possession GREECE
Colombia team   Colombia 3 – 0 Greece  Greece team
5′ Pablo Armero
58′ Teófilo Gutiérrez
93′ James Rodríguez

Congratulations to our 11 Italian Serie A players called up for Colombia and Greece National teams.  Colombia are playing in Group C and today defeated Greece.    Atalanta defender Mario Yepes is Colombia’s Captain.

Colombia: 6 Italian Serie A players with Colombia National Football team: Atalanta defender Mario Yepes, AC Milan defender Cristian Zapata, Napoli defender Camilo Zuniga,  Inter Milan midfielder Fredy Guarin, Cagliari midfielder Victor Ibarbo, and Fiorentina midfielder Juan Guillero Cuadrado.

  • Atalanta defender Mario Yepes, Captain and played all 90 minutes
  • AC Milan defender Cristian Zapata played all 90 minutes
  • Napoli defender Camilo Zuniga played all 90 minutes
  • Inter Milan midfielder Fredy Guarin,
  • Cagliari midfielder Victor Ibarbo played all 90 minutes
  • Fiorentina midfielder Juan Guillero Cuadrado playeed all 90 minutes

Greece: 5 Italian Serie A players with Greece National Football team:  AS Roma defender Vasilis Torosidis, Torino midfielder Panagiotis Tachtsidis, Genoa midfielder Giannis Fetfatzidis, Bologna midfielder Lazaros Christodoulopoulos, and Bologna midfielder Panagiotis Kone

  • AS Roma defender Vasilis Torosidis played all 90 minutes
  • Torino midfielder Panagiotis Tachtsidis did not play. Listed among  the subs
  • Genoa midfielder Giannis Fetfatzidis played 33 minutes replacing Dimitris Salpigidis  in the 57th minute.
  • Bologna midfielder Lazaros Christodoulopoulos did not play, listed among teh subs
  • Bologna midfielder Panagiotis Kone played 78 minutes and replaced by Georgios Karagounis.

Here is COLOMBIA official starting lineup by Head Coach José Néstor Pékerman:

COLOMBIA (4-2-3-1): Ospina; Zúñiga, Zapata, Yepes (c), Armero; Aguilar, Sánchez; Cuadrado, Rodríguez, Ibarbo; Gutiérrez. Coach.: José Néstor Pékerman.

Here is GREECE official starting lineup by Head Coach Fernando Santos:

GREECE (4-3-3): Karzenis; Torosidis, Manolas, Papastathopoulos, Holebas; Kone, Katsouranis (c), Maniatis; Salpingidis, Gekas, Samaras. Coach.: Fernando Santos.

Click the video to watch the highlights of the game, Colombia vs Greece, Saturday 14 June 2014, World Cup Group C


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Group Stage – Group C

Colombia 3 – 0 Greece
Estadio Mineirao,
Belo Horizonte Brazil,
Saturday 14  June 2014

Referee:  Mark W Giger (USA) Assistant Referee 1: Mark Sean HURD (USA)
Assistant Referee 2: Joe FLETCHER (CAN)
Fourth official: Alireza FAGHANI (IRN)

Goals: 5′ Armero, 59′ Gutiérrez, 93′ Rodriguez

Official formations – Lineups:

Colombia (4-5-1): Ospina; Zuniga, Yepes, Zapata, Armero (74′ Arias); Cuadrado, Aguilar (69′ Mejía), J. Rodriguez, Sanchez, Ibarbo; Gutierrez (76′ Martínez).

Coach: José Pekerman

Greece (4-5-1): Karnezis; Torosidis, Sokratis, Manolas, Holebas; Salpingidis (58′ Fetfatzidis Joannis), Maniatis, Katsouranis, Konè (78′ Karagounis), Samaras; Gekas (65′ Mitroglou).

Coach.: Fernando Santos

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Group C
Colombia 3 – 0 Greece
Estadio Mineirao
Belo Horizonte, Brazil,
Saturday 14 June 2014Referee: Mark W. Geiger
 Colombia Match Stats  Greece
  3 Goals   0
12(8) Shots (on goal) 12(7)
19 Fouls 14
4 Corner kicks 4
1 Offsides 3
46% Ball Possession 54%
1 Yellow Cards 2
0 Red Cards 0
2 Saves 3

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