The Colombian National Team lost 2-1 against Brazil on the fourth date of Group B of the Copa América. She was daring in the first half, resisted in the second and missed the point in addition time. For the quarterfinals, will have the absence of Square for yellow.
A nap at 98 minutes ended with a worthy match. The team had short lines, it started without complexes. Concentrated to the maximum, solidarity. Warrior. Reinaldo Rueda had his way and the 4-4-2 with new names neutralized the champion at home.
He sought mobility with Luis Díaz on the left. He got it right. Added fight with Rafael Borré. Point for him. With those two modifications, he bothered the Brazilians without ball transit in the middle.
Luis Díaz’s goal at 10 minutes is the example of that block football and quick transitions to do damage. The play began on the left and in three touches the ball ended up in the area in that connection of Wilmar Barrios, Duván and the center on the right of Juan Guillermo Cuadrado. The guajiro appeared free at the far post and without the Everton mark to define with a half turn.
Zapata alternated with the River Plate striker to support the midfielders in the pressure. In that wall of Wilmar Barrios, Matheus Uribe, William Tesilllo, Daniel Muñoz and the two forwards, the offensive instinct of the premises collided.
BRAZIL ACCELERATED AND SAVED HIS UNCONDUCT
In the second half, he ran after the ball. Brazil hastened the tie with long passes of possession along with the drive of Casemiro. The National Team held out with the defensive dubbing. With worn legs, he prioritized defending near David Ospina. The simplicity of centrals Yerry Mina and Davinson Sánchez to clear facilitated that intention.
Neymar warned for the tie with a shot off the post at 65 ‘and in a play that brushed against referee Nestor Pitana, it was 1-1. David Ospina had a weak reaction in the forehead of Firmino of equality. At 98 ‘a corner kick from 10 to the near post left the tricolor with nothing. Casemiro anticipated with another header for 2-1.
Juan Guillermo Cuadrado resisted another full match. It went from more to less because of the accumulated effort. He signed the center of the goal and will miss the quarterfinals with a double warning.
Colombia will rest on the last date of this round on the weekend. Classified with four points, she waits for her rival in the next phase.