Report: Colombia 0-0 Chile

first_imgColombia and Chile drew 0-0 in a boisterous friendly that saw heavy challenges flying between the South American rivals.The result in Alicante mirrored the scoreline after 90 minutes of June’s Copa America quarter-final, which Chile went on to win 5-4 on penalties, and it was clear neither side wanted to lose face in front of a lively crowd at Estadio Jose Rico Perez.In the absence of James Rodriguez and Radamel Falcao, Colombia started with Duvan Zapata up front alongside Luis Muriel and Roger Martinez and looked the more dangerous side throughout. Article continues below Editors’ Picks Ox-rated! Dream night in Genk for Liverpool ace after injury nightmare Messi a man for all Champions League seasons – but will this really be Barcelona’s? Are Chelsea this season’s Ajax? Super-subs Batshuayi & Pulisic show Blues can dare to dream Time for another transfer? Giroud’s Chelsea spell set to end like his Arsenal career Juan Cuadrado’s 40-yard spring almost produced an early goal but he fired into the legs of Claudio Bravo after 16 minutes.75′ |Colombia  0 vs. 0  Chile#COLxCHI #ElEquipoDeLaGente #VamosColombia pic.twitter.com/q5fJsBRKDn— Selección Colombia (@FCFSeleccionCol) October 12, 2019Colombia dominated the first half but Chile countered dangerously, with Arturo Vidal and Alexis Sanchez combining for a sweeping move that Barcelona man Vidal failed to finish off.Cuadrado went down clutching his ankle after a scything challenge from Erick Pulgar in the box shortly after half-time but had his claims for a penalty dismissed by the referee.A member of Carlos Queiroz’s coaching staff was shown a red card after tempers spilled over on the Colombia bench, and four yellow cards were shown as the second half turned into a scrap.One moment of quality from Colombia saw substitute Jefferson Lerma presented with a clear shooting chance from the edge of the box eight minutes from time, but his attempt was at a comfortable height for Bravo, who saved to ensure the scoresheet remained blank at the final whistle. read morelast_img

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