Copa America 2021: Brazil vs. Colombia LIVE Score and Commentary


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Thank you for checking in to Sportskeeda’s LIVE coverage of Brazil vs. Colombia in Copa America Group B. That’s all for today from your host, Sayak Dipta Dey. It’s already early morning in India, and what better way to start the day for Indian Brazilian fans than a hard-fought victory? Keep an eye on Sportskeeda for the latest Copa America 2021 and World Football news. This is a final farewell till the next Copa America and Euro game!

30 minutes ago

Colombia had an interesting and disappointing first half, as the Brazilians moved to the top of Group B with 9 points from three games. Colombia defended effectively in the first half and took the lead on a stunning goal from Luis Diaz.

Brazil took the lead after the ball struck the referee and Firmino headed in after the Colombian defenders were stopped in their tracks. The Colombians lost focus and eventually surrendered in the 101st minute when Casemiro headed in off a Neymar corner to remove all three points from Colombia’s grasp.

Colombia remains second in Group B with four points from three games and will have to wait. till the 4th and final match day to seal their qualification to the quarter-finals. 

Gustavo Cuellar has been booked for a challenge on Yerry Mina 32 minutes ago 90+12′.
90+11′ GOAL! 33 MINUTES AGO! Brazil’s Casemiro

Colombia switches off while defending a Brazil corner, as Casemiro heads in from a Neymar corner in the near post, unmarked.
Wilmar Barrios was booked 35 minutes ago for an earlier challenge on Neymar.
36 minutes ago 90+9′ Danilo gets a shot on goal as Brazil breaks, but it is deflected away for a corner.
37 minutes ago 90+7′ Neymar throws a low height set-piece inside the Colombia area, but Davinson Sanchez clears the ball away.
41 minutes ago 90+4′ David Ospina was previously booked for persistently challenging the referee’s decision.

43 min ago90+4′ David Ospina was earlier booked for the incessant protesting against the referee’s decision to allow the Brazil goal.45 min agoAdditional Time: 10 Minutes.45 min ago90′ Substitution for Colombia: Oscar Murillo replaces Lucas Diaz.

48 min ago

51 min ago86′ Neymar is booked for a challenge on Wilmar Barrios.52 min ago84′ The game finally resumes after significantly long protests from the Colombia players as they do not agree with the referee’s decision of letting the goal allowed. The referee finally blows the whistle for kick-off after the deliberation.54 min ago78′ GOAL! Roberto Firmino, Brazil

Roberto Firminho finds the back of the net after a cross from Renan Lodi. The Colombians are enraged that the goal has been given after the VAR check since the ball hit the referee and Colombia stopped in their tracks, allowing Brazil to score. 59 min ago77′ Substitution for Brazil: Gabriel Barbosa replaces Richarlison.59 min ago77′ Substitution for Brazil: Everton replaces Gabriel hour ago77′ Substitution for Brazil: Lucas Paqueta replaces hour ago73′ Richarlison crosses it inside the Colombia box, which is headed out for a Brazil corner by Wiliam Tesillo. Neymar takes the corner and Miguel Borja heads it away for hour ago71′ Juan Cuadrado is booked for elbowing out Marquinhos behind him inside the Brazil hour ago70′ Big shouts there from the Brazilian side as Gabriel Jesus goes down inside the box but the referee lets play on yet hour agoSTATS CHECK

Brazil Possession 61%
Colombia 39%an hour ago68′ OFF THE POST! Marquinhos sets up Neymar with a wide ball from outside the Colombia ball. Neymar gets ahead of his marker, skips around Ospina but his shot on the turn rattles the Colombia goalpost and the ball gets back into play. Neymar just had an empty net to finish into and falters to do the same as fortune keeps on favouring the hour ago67′ Substitution for Colombia: Gustavo Cuellar replaces Rafael Santos hour ago65′ Substitution for Colombia: Miguel Borja replaces Duvan hour ago64′ MISS! Brazil have upped the ante of their attacking prowess and Danilo manages to find some space inside the Colombia box but his attempt is well wide of the target. He should have kept it on target at least and Ospina would have been in deep trouble wth that sort of pace from that hour ago63′ Substitution for Brazil: Renan Lodi replaces Alex hour ago61′ Low cross from Jesus towards Neymar but a last ditched challenge from Davinson Sanchez saves the day for hour ago60′ Colombia try to play some football of their own. Wilmar Barrios has a shot blocked outside the box while the likes of Matheus Uribe try to find an opening but fail to get the correct pas and Brazil get back on the hour ago57′ Neymar goes solo with a darting run and has a go at the goal from distance but the attempt is wide. Restlessness and frustration creeping into the Brazilian attacking line-up. The Colombian defence has been absolutely exemplary so hour ago56′ Neymar floats in a free-kick inside the danger area but the Colombian defence have no problems whatsoever dealing with the aerial hour ago55′ CLOSE! A perfectly placed long ball from Casemiro finds Neymar who makes a well-timed run but the Brazilian striker fails to connect the aerial ball and only manages to have the faintest of volleyed attempts at goal with Ospina between the sticks. The scorers are hour ago53′ Gabriel Jesus goes solo down the Colombian defence and tries to curl it inside from the outside of his boot but the ball is well wide of the target. Jesus asks for a free-kick as he alleges that he was taken down while going for the goal with the shot but the referee is not interested in entertaining freak hour ago49′ Neymar earns a corner off Yerry Mina’s defensive header. The corner is bent in the air inside the Colombian box but the visitors clear their lines. Brazilian back on the ball.2 hr ago46′ Substitution for Brazil at Half Time: Roberto Firmino replaces Everton Ribeiro.2 hr ago46′ Second-half kicks-off.

2 hr ago

2 hr agoHALF TIME: Brazil 0-1 Colombia

The Brazilians find themselves in unfamiliar territory as a spectacular acrobatic attempt from Luis Diaz puts Colombia ahead in the break. The Selecao have failed to break apart the gritty Colombian defence and have a lot of catch up to do in the second half. Stay tuned to Sportskeeda for the next 45 minutes.2 hr ago45′ Additional Time: 3 Minutes.2 hr ago44′ Neymar’s free-kick is flicked on by Richarlison towards Marquinhos for the header but for a timely defensive header from Yerry Mina. The ball keeps bobbling around in the box as the Brazilians go for a penalty appeal post a possible handball situation but the referee lets play on. The Colombian defence has been absolutely unrebreakeable. 2 hr ago43′ The corner is taken short, and then delivered by Ribeiro but the Colombians clear their lines with ease.2 hr ago42′ Richarlison does a little shimmy inside the Colombia box and dispatches a shot but Yerry Mina makes a rock-solid block and Brazil have a corner as they look to finish the first half on a strong note.2 hr ago40′ Neymar dazzles and dances past the Colombian defence but fail to break the visitors apart at the back. 2 hr ago37′ Danilo gets in a cross towards Neymar who is clattered by Yerry Mina and Munoz. The ball ricochets towards Richarlison who fails to connect the header due to a timely interception from Davinson Sanchez and Brazil earn a corner.2 hr ago32′ Munoz is penalised for elbowing out Neymar’s back side on his head inside the Brazilian box during a Colombia corner. However, the knock is nothing serious and the play resumes.2 hr ago30′ Big appeals from Colombia as Luis Diaz goes down after being challenged just on the edge of the box by Danilo. The referee is not interested and lets the play continue.2 hr ago28′ Everton Ribeiro is booked for holding back Matheus Uribe while challenging for the ball.2 hr ago27′ Casemiro has a shot on goal from distance but the attempt is well wide of the target.2 hr ago25′ Neymar and Richarlison combining brilliantly on the left side but lack conviction in their final passes. They earn another corner for Brazil but the delivery is too close to Ospina yet again who collects.

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