Colombia danced to Bolivia and arrives better than ever at the Copa América

The tricolor remains in excellent shape ahead of the national team tournament.

The Colombia selection He arrives with more confidence than ever for his debut in the Copa América 2024. And the tricolor team beat Bolivia 3-0 in the last friendly prior to the tournament in the United States played in Hartford, Connecticut.

In the first half, Néstor Lorenzo’s team went ahead in just five minutes in a play in which Colombia took advantage of a mistake by the rival in the opposite field and there the ball was left to Luis Díaz who feinted three rivals and before To finish, they took the ball from him, but fortunately it reached Jhon Arias who sent it to save with a strong right hand.

Twenty minutes later, Lucho continued to do damage in attack and this time he grabbed the ball on the wing and gave it to Jhon Córdoba in the area who turned in a great way to take a low right foot to beat goalkeeper Guillermo Viscarra.

Already in the 41st minute, Deiver Machado filtered it to Díaz and the winger feinted at an opponent before shooting and then took a right hand to the goalkeeper’s far post to make it 3-0.

In the second half, Colombia lowered the intensity and Lorenzo dedicated himself to testing players who had not seen activity in the friendlies, such as Yaser Asprilla and Miguel Ángel Borja.

Around the 67th minute, things got heated between both teams after Héctor Cuellar made a hard foul on Luis Díaz and there both Daniel Muñoz and César Menacho ended up being sent off for the brawl.

In the end, Borja was the most incisive in attack and tried some options, but they did not dislodge referee Carlos Lampe who had entered at halftime.

With this mentioned, Colombia now has seven days to prepare for its Copa América debut which will be against Paraguay on Monday, June 24 at the NRG stadium in Houston at 5:00 pm


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