World Cup 2018 Qualifiers : Uruguay beats Colombia 3-0

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MONTEVIDEO, Oct. 13, 2015 (AMP) — Russia 2018 (South American Qualifiers) : Uruguay defeated Colombia by a score of 3-0 (halftime: 1-0), in a qualifying game for the 2018 FIFA World Cup (Qualifying Tournament) on Tuesday night at the Estadio Centenario in Montevideo.

Uruguay dominated the first half thanks to a goal scored by defender Diego Godín in the 34th minute. Leading 1-0 at the break, the Uruguayans further widened their lead in the second period by scoring twice (Rolán '51 and Hernández '87).

The result put the Uruguayans top of the group with 6 points. Colombia is 5th with 3 points. In their next game, Uruguay will meet second-placed Ecuador at the Estadio Centenario on November 12, while Colombia will face Chile.

Fixtures and Results : Qualifying Tournament

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Overview

Uruguay at the World Cup

  • 2 titles (1930, 1950)
  • 12 appearances (first in 1930)
  • 19 participations in the qualifications (first in 1930)
  • Statistics: Champions (1930, 1950) Fourth Place (1954, 1970, 2010)

Colombia at the World Cup

  • 5 appearances (first in 1962)
  • 16 participations in the qualifications (first in 1958)
2018 World Cup Poster
Uruguay
3:0
Colombia
3:0 (1:0)
  • 13 October 2015
  • 20:00
  • Montevideo

Qualifying Tournament

TeamPts
Uruguay6
Ecuador6
Chile3
Paraguay3
Colombia3
Venezuela0
Argentina0
Brazil0
Peru0
Bolivia0

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