COLOMBIA TO FACE URUGUAY IN QUARTERS

Colombia will face Uruguay in the quarterfinals at the ongoing Copa America tournament in Brazil after the group stage ended on Monday. Colombia were drawn in Group B alongside host nation Brazil, Venezuela, Ecuador and Peru. At the end of their group campaign, Colombia recorded four points from four games and ended in third position.

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The Colombians knew their position in Group B at the end of proceedings on Sunday night. They were not in action having played all their four matches in the group before the final set of matches in their group. Colombia were second on the final day before they were pushed to third place by Peru following their 1-0 win over Venezuela. With the Group B campaign done and dusted, Colombia knew they would be facing the team in second place from Group A which turned out to be Uruguay.
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BACCA TREBLE STUNS SEVILLA

Colombia national team striker Carlos Baccaplayed a big part in knocking Sevilla out of the Spanish La Liga race completely after he scored a hattrick for Europa League finalists Villarreal in a 4-0 win.

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The Colombia scored three goals to lead Villarreal to an emphatic victory over his former club. His goals ensured that Sevilla dropped out of the title race in the Spanish La Liga at the weekend. Sevilla had started the weekend with a six-point deficit to league leaders Atletico Madrid with two games to go.
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COLOMBIA DUO ON TARGET FOR ATALANTA

Colombia strikers Luis Muriel and Duvan Zapata were on target for Atalanta during the 5-0 thumping of Bologna at home. The Colombia duo started the game and were also on the scoresheet by the time they left the pitch towards the end of the game.

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The two attackers played their part as Atalanta moved two places to second spot on the Italian Serie A standings.Atalanta started the weekend in fourth position before the significant win over Bologna catapulted the team to a position where they are the nearest challengers to league leaders Inter Milan.
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CONMEBOL Dishes Out Announcement On Copa America Schedule

Top clubs across Europe have been successful in their bid to stop their players from traveling to South America for the forthcoming CONMEBOL 2022 FIFA World Cup Qualifying fixtures that are set to hold later this month. The decision was subconsciously agreed upon by the involved clubs who raised concerns about the continued outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic.

But it still does not mean that the players will not be competing in the Copa America that will be played in both Argentina and Colombia. The CONMEBOL eventually decided that the competition will have to go ahead with just ten countries and it has announced with the South American governing body revealing the schedule for the tournament via a recently-released announcement.
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MURIEL CHASING DOWN GOLDEN BOOT GLORY

Colombia attacker Luis Muriel is having a phenomenal season in the Italian Serie A and this is despite the fact that he is not a regular for Atalanta. Fellow Colombia attacker Duvan Zapata is always the preferred choice in the Atalanta attack for manager Gian Pero Gasperini but Luis Muriel has not been disturbed by that decision going by his penchant for scoring goals in the Italian Serie A this term thereby putting him in the hunt for the Golden Boot Award at the end of the season.

Gasperini has favoured the likes of Josip Ilicic and Duvan Zapata in his attack but Luis Muriel has always made his opportunities count whenever he gets them just like the weekend’s game at Cagliari.Atalanta found it hard to break down the Cagliari defencefor the majority of the game with the duo of Josip Ilicic and Duvan Zapata on the pitch until the arrival of Colombia international player Luis Muriel. Read more

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PREMIER LEAGUE: RODRIGUEZ RETURNS TO LINE-UP

Everton playmaker James Rodriguez was part of a Premier League starting XI once again after his recent stint with injury after the Colombia national team player was named as a starter for the Wolves game earlier this week. James Rodriguez had not started a league game for Everton since last month due to injury until the Wolves game at the Molineux on Tuesday night and the influence of the Colombia international playmaker was evident during the game which saw Everton move into the top five with a well deserved 2-1 win at the home of their opponents. Colombia player James Rodriguez has been the main creator for Everton since he signed for the club last summer.


The Colombia international was at Spanish La Ligachampions before he signed for Everton at the start of the season. James Rodriguez rarely featured for Real Madrid last season as they won the La Liga title at the expense of arch rivals Barcelona. Everton paid £20m to sign the Colombia national team playmaker in the summer of 2020 to bolster their midfield. James Rodriguez was not the only midfielder signed by the Toffees last summer.
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