Colombia winning the Copa America Centenario Third Place match after defeating United States on Saturday 25 June 2016 at the University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Arizona, USA.
There are 4 Italian Serie A players with Colombia National team. No Italian Serie A players called up for United States. However, we see the ex-Chievo Verona and ex-AS Roma midfielder Michael Bradley leading USA team as Captain.
It is precisely, AC Milan forward Carlos Bacca to open the score for Colombia. In the 31st minute, Bacca defeated from close range USA goalkeeper Tim Howard with a right footed shot in the top left corner. The headed assist is by defender Santiago Arias.
Colombia winning heir fourth trophy as third place being previously: 1987, 1993 and 1995. The last time Colombia played for a third place match was in Peru 2004 losing to Paraguay with a 1-2.
4 Italian Serie A players in Colombia team:
- Inter Milan Defender Jeison Murillo
- AC Milan Defender Cristian Zapata
- Juventus Midfielder Juan Cuadrado
- AC Milan Forward Carlos Bacca
Here are United States vs Colombia official starting lineups:
Colombia official lineup against United States
United States official lineup against Colombia
Copa America: United States National Team 23-Man Squad
Goalkeepers: Brad Guzan (Aston Villa), Tim Howard (Colorado Rapids), Ethan Horvath (Molde)
Defenders: Matt Besler (Sporting Kansas City), Steve Birnbaum (D.C. United), John Brooks (Hertha Berlin), Geoff Cameron (Stoke City), Edgar Castillo (Monterrey), Fabian Johnson (Borussia Monchengladbach), Michael Orozco (Tijuana), DeAndre Yedlin (Tottenham)
Midfielders: Kyle Beckerman (Real Salt Lake), Alejandro Bedoya (Nantes), Michael Bradley (Toronto FC), Jermaine Jones (Colorado Rapids), Perry Kitchen (Heart of Midlothian), Darlington Nagbe (Portland Timbers), Graham Zusi (Sporting KC), Christian Pulisic (Borussia Dortmund)
Forwards: Chris Wondolowski (San Jose Earthquakes), Bobby Wood (Hamburg), Clint Dempsey (Seattle Sounders), Gyasi Zardes (LA Galaxy)
Copa America – Colombia National Soccer team 23-man:
Goalkeepers: Cristian Bonilla (Atletico Nacional), David Ospina (Arsenal), Robinson Zapata (Santa Fe)
Defenders: Felipe Aguilar (Atletico Nacional), Santiago Arias (PSV), Farid Diaz (Atletico Nacional), Frank Fabra (Boca Juniors), Stefan Medina (Pachuca), Jeison Murillo (Inter Milan), Yerry Mina (Santa Fe), Cristian Zapata (AC Milan)
Midfielders: Edwin Cardona (Monterrey), Guillermo Celis (Junior), Juan Cuadrado (Juventus), Sebastian Perez (Atletico Nacional), Andres Felipe Roa (Deportivo Cali), James Rodriguez (Real Madrid), Carlos Sanchez (Aston Villa), Daniel Torres (Independiente Medellin)
Forwards: Carlos Bacca (AC Milan), Roger Martinez (Racing Club), Marlos Moreno (Atletico Nacional), Dayro Moreno (Club Tijuana)