The 3rd ranked team in the world has entered the quarters Finals of Copa America after defeating Paraguay 2-1 at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena.
James Rodriguez played through pain, and scored the second goal after half time to make it 2-0. The first goal was struck by Carlos Bacca in the 12th minute; however, it was the Real Madrid midfielder James Rodriguez who sealed the match in Columbia’s favour.
Victor Alaya scored for Paraguay to make it 2-1; still it was too much for Paraguay to claw back with an equalizer. The red card to Oscar Romero in the later stages of the match put paid to Paraguay’s dream of finding the equalizer.