COLOMBIA BEAT PARAGUAY
The Colombian football team has defeated Paraguay in a World Cup qualifying match played at Estadio Metropolitano Roberto Melendez on Saturday. Colombia won the match by 2-0. With this victory, Colombia has now moved up to no. 3 in the South American World Cup qualifying points table. The Colombian team has played 8 World Cup qualifying matches so far out of which the team has won five, has lost two and the remaining one has ended in a draw. The Colombian team currently has 16 points in 8 matches.
On the other hand, this was the sixth defeat for Paraguay in the tournament. The Paraguayan team has played 8 matches in the competition so far out of which the team has managed to win only one match. Paraguay has been defeated in 6 matches, while, the remaining one match has finished without any result. The Paraguayan team currently has only four points in 8 matches and it is placed at the bottom of the South American World Cup qualifying points table.
The Paraguayan team looked horribly out of form in the match. In the first half, the Colombian team got quite a few goal scoring opportunities, but, neither of those chances was capitalized on by the Colombian players. The first half went goalless. The Colombian team managed to take the lead in the 7th minute of the second half with the goal of Radamel Falcao. It was a fine left footed strike by the striker of Atletico De Madrid and the ball went straight into the far corner of the net.
The lead of Colombia was doubled towards the end of that match. It was Falcao again who found the net for Colombia. After that, there was not much time left in the game and it was very hard for Paraguay to make a comeback.
The Colombian team will play its next World Cup qualifying match against Bolivia.