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2010 FIFA World Cup Qualification (South America): Colombia vs. Brazil

Sunday, October 14, 2007

October 14, 2007
16:45* (UTC-4)
Colombia 0–0 Brazil El Campin stadium, Bogota
Referee: Carlos Amarilla
Ferreira Substituted off after 55 minutes 55'
Castrillon Substituted off after 55 minutes 55'
Ramirez Substituted on after 55 minutes 55'
Grisales Substituted on after 55 minutes 55'
Renteria Booked after 61 minutes 61'
Garcia Substituted off after 81 minutes 81'
Perea Substituted on after 81 minutes 81'
Perea Booked after 90'+2 minutes 90'+2'
Match Report Booked after 4 minutes 4' Lucio
Booked after 31 minutes 31' Kaká
Booked after 43 minutes 43' César
Booked after 60 minutes 60' Gilberto
Substituted off after 63 minutes 63' Robinho
Substituted on after 63 minutes 63' Baptista
Substituted off after 70 minutes 70' Love
Substituted on after 70 minutes 70' Josué
Substituted off after 84 minutes 84' Kaká
Substituted on after 84 minutes 84' A. Alves

*Delayed 45 Minutes due to heavy rain

Colombia and Brazil opened their 2010 FIFA World Cup Qualification campaign with a 0-0 draw.

Despite inexperienced squad, Colombia had most of the chances and Brazil became less of a threat as the game went on.

The match started 45 minutes late after a torrential downpour left the pitch temporarily unplayable. But the water drained away quickly.

Colombia pressed forward after for the majority of the game. However, they couldn't take any of their chances and ended with a 0-0 scoreline.

Brazil could find themselves in trouble with an accumulation of yellow cards as 4 of their players picked up their 1st yellow cards.

Standings

Standings after today's match.

Team Pts Pld W D L GF GA GD
Uruguay 3 1 1 0 0 5 0 +5
Argentina 3 1 1 0 0 2 0 +2
Venezuela 3 1 1 0 0 1 0 +1
Paraguay 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0
Peru 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0
Brazil 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0
Colombia 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0
Ecuador 5 5 3 3 3 3 1 5
Chile 0 1 0 0 1 0 2 -2
Bolivia 0 1 0 0 1 0 5 -5

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