When Colombia-Uruguay play in the Copa America semi-finals: team, date, time and live TV

When Colombia-Uruguay play in the Copa America semi-finals: team, date, time and live TV
When Colombia-Uruguay play in the Copa America semi-finals: team, date, time and live TV

The Colombia selection faced Panama in the quarterfinals of the Copa América and, after winning 5-0, will now have the challenge of facing Uruguay, a team that beat Brazil on penalties in the semifinals.

Why the match is important

One of the two finalists for the 2024 Copa América will be decided between Uruguay and Colombia.

It will be a game between candidates, a kind of ‘early final’ and which will also involve a key event for both teams.

Colombia has not played in the Copa América final since 2001, while Uruguay has not done so since the 2011 edition.

On the other hand, Argentina-Canada will be the first to face each other to see who will make it to the final.

Players to watch in Colombia vs. Paraguay

James Rodríguez is Colombia’s most outstanding player in the Cup. He is making waves and won two MVPs for his performances against Paraguay and Brazil.

Colombia also has outstanding individuals such as Luis Díaz and Jhon Arias.

On the Uruguayan side, Darwin Núñez is always tempting to watch on the field. He is a dangerous, powerful forward who has had many chances in this Copa América, scoring two goals.

Federico Valverde, Real Madrid’s starting midfielder, also stands out in Bielsa’s team, being the driving force in a key area of ​​the field.

This is how the teams arrive

Colombia comes into this match after knocking out Panama in the quarter-finals. They beat them 5-0, with some real football class, and are now among the top four in the competition.

In the group stage, the Tricolor finished with 7/9 thanks to the victories against Paraguay and Costa Rica, in addition to the draw against Brazil that confirmed it as first.

Uruguay also had a good time in Group C: it was the leader with a perfect score, beating Panama, Bolivia and the United States.

In the quarterfinals, the Uruguayans dispatched Brazil in a great match that ended 0-0 and was decided on penalties.

The last antecedent

The last time Colombia and Uruguay faced each other was in the qualifiers for the 2026 World Cup.

It was on matchday 3 and was played at the Metropolitano de Barranquilla on October 12, 2023: the result was 2-2 in a great match that Colombia let slip away in the final minutes.

Colombia’s goals were scored by James and Uribe, while Olivera and Darwin Núñez scored from a penalty for the Celeste.

When they play: date, time and live TV

The game will be on Wednesday, July 10 at 7:00 pm (Colombian time) at the Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte. It will be seen on Snail y RCN.

 
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