Copa América 2016 : Colombia beats USA 2-0

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Copa América 2016
Copa América 2016

SANTA CLARA, Jun. 3, 2016 (AMP) — Centenario : Colombia defeated the United States by a score of 2-0 (halftime: 2-0), in a Copa América group stage game on Friday night at the Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara.

All the action happened in the first half, with goals from Cristián Zapata ('8) and James Rodríguez ('42 on penalty).

The result put the Colombians top of Group A with 3 points. In their next game, Colombia will meet Paraguay at the Levi's Stadium on June 7, while the United States will face Costa Rica.

Fixtures and Results : Group A

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Overview

United States at the Copa América

  • 4 participations in the qualifications (first in 1993)
  • Statistics: Fourth Place (1995)

Colombia at the Copa América

  • 1 title (2001)
  • 22 participations in the qualifications (first in 1945)
  • Statistics: Champions (2001) Runners-up (1975) Third Place (1987, 1993, 1995) Fourth Place (1991, 2004)
2016 Copa América Poster
United States
0:2
Colombia
0:2 (0:2)
  • 3 June 2016
  • 21:30
  • Santa Clara

Group A

TeamPts
Colombia3
Costa Rica0
Paraguay0
United States0

Matches

Copa América History

Copa América History

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