Colombia v Uruguay Betting
2014 World Cup - 2nd Round
28th June - KO: 9pm BST -
Rio de Janeiro
Group C winners Colombia take on Uruguay in the 2014 World Cup last sixteen on Saturday night in Rio de Janeiro. This all South American clash promises to be a bit of a battle. Colombia have been irresistable getting maximum points in Group C after beating Greece, Ivory Coast and Japan. Meanwhile, the meet a battle hardened Uruguay side who scraped through to the second round thanks to a Diego Godin winner against ten man Italy to finish second in Group B.
The teams have met many times before in World Cup qualifiers and the Copa America and it's Uruguay who have the superior record. The two times World Cup winners beat Colombia 2-0 at home during qualification for these finals, but Colombia won the return match 4-0.
The betting is pretty tight but Colombia's good form is enough to see them as favourites to win the match and odds on to qualify for the quarter finals.
|Saturday 28th June|
|9.00pm||Colombia v Uruguay||Betting Preview||Odds|
|Tips:||Colombia to win the match @ 23/20|
|James Rodriguez to score first @ 11/2|
|Colombia to win 3-1 @ 17/1|
Colombia v Uruguay Odds
To Qualify Odds:
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Head to Head
- World Cup Qualifying - 10th Sept 2013 - Uruguay 2 - 0 Colombia
- World Cup Qualifying - 7th Sept 2012 - Colombia 4 - 0 Uruguay
- World Cup Qualifying - 9th Sept 2009 - Uruguay 3 - 1 Colombia
- World Cup Qualifying - 6th Sept 2008 - Colombia 0 - 1 Uruguay
- International Friendly - 7th Feb 2008 - Uruguay 2 - 2 Colombia
- International Friendly - 7th Feb 2007 - Colombia 1 - 3 Uruguay
James Rodriguez - The Monaco playmaker arrived at the World Cup with a big reputaion and he's certainly lived up to it so far with two goals and an integral part of this free-scoring Colombia side going forward.
Edison Cavani - With question marks as to Luis Suarez's participation in the rest of the World Cup, fellow forwad Edison Cavani may have to step up and be the focal point of Uruguay's attacks.
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