Copa América 2016 : Colombia beats Paraguay 2-1

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Copa América 2016
Copa América 2016

PASADENA, Jun. 7, 2016 (AMP) — Centenario : Colombia defeated Paraguay by a score of 2-1 (halftime: 2-0), in a Copa América group stage game on Tuesday night at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena.

Colombia dominated the first half thanks to goals from Bacca ('12) and Rodríguez ('30). Leading 2-0 at the break, the Colombians further widened their lead in the second period with a goal by in the th minute.

The result put the Colombians top of Group A with 6 points. Paraguay is third with one point. In their last game, Colombia will meet Costa Rica at the Rose Bowl on June 11, while Paraguay will face the United States.

Fixtures and Results : Group A

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Overview

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)

Paraguay at the Copa América

  • 2 titles (1953, 1979)
  • 36 participations in the qualifications (first in 1921)
  • Statistics: Champions (1953, 1979) Runners-up (1922, 1929, 1947, 1949, 1963, 2011) Third Place (1923, 1924, 1925, 1939, 1946, 1959) Fourth Place (1921, 1926, 1937, 1942, 1967, 1983, 1989, 2015)
2016 Copa América Poster
Colombia
2:1
Paraguay
2:1 (2:0)
  • 7 June 2016
  • 22:30
  • Pasadena

Group A

TeamPts
Colombia6
United States3
Paraguay1
Costa Rica1

Matches

Copa América History

Copa América History

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