Clive Rose

Colombia vs. Uruguay, 2014 World Cup: James Rodriguez fires Cafeteros to first quarterfinal

Uruguay's attack was poor without Luis Suarez, and their defense had no answer for Colombia star James Rodriguez in a 2-0 win for Los Cafeteros.

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Rodriguez fires Colombia to Uruguay win

James Rodriguez scored a sensational goal and added another in the second half to give Colombia a richly deserved win over Uruguay.

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Ain't that a kick in the tail

Kicking an already injured player is not going to win you any friends ... though, at least no one got bit.

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Fans at Uruguay match pay tribute to Suarez bite

Uruguay and Colombia fans alike referenced the Luis Suarez biting incident with their signs and get-ups.

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Colombia's best fan is a colorful birdman

What is this creature!?

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Don't tell LeBron it's pronounced "Ha-mes"

It'll break his heart.

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James scores a second

Uruguay have no answer for Colombia on either end. Los Cafeteros are up 2-0 off the back of this beautiful team goal, finished off once again by James Rodriguez.

Great assist by Juan Cuadrado with that header, too.

That's James' second goal of the game, and he's now joint-top scorer in the competition, alongside Neymar and Lionel Messi. The stars that we expected to see own this World Cup are doing just that.

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Martinez and Forlan start in Colombia-Uruguay

Colombia have kept Jackson Martinez up front to replace Victor Ibarbo as they take on Uruguay, while Diego Forlan starts.

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Colombia should beat Uruguay

On-form Colombia should have enough to beat an average Uruguay and progress into the World Cup quarterfinals.

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