Colombia vs Panama Highlights

Colombia vs Panama Highlights: Colombia make it to the semifinal with a five-goal thriller

Colombia scored five goals without response when facing Panama in the quarter final of Copa America. James Rodriguez score one of his team’s five goals with four other players scored one each. This victory pushed Colombia to the semifinal and will face the winner between Brazil and Uruguay.

Colombia vs Panama Highlights

1′ – KICKOFF

8′ – GOAL: Jhon Cordoba took Colombia to lead early in the eighth minute.

16′ – GOAL: Colombia wasted no time to extend the lead with James Rodriguez scored from the spot.

18′ – SAVE: Panama responded with Farina sending a direct shot but Vargas saved it.

41′ – GOAL: Colombia added another goal for today as Luis Diaz put his name on the score sheets.

45+1′ – HALF TIME: Colombia 3-0 Panama

52′ – MISS: Panama provided another threat for Colombia but Eduardo Guerrero’s attempt just went wide to the goal side.

70′ – GOAL: Richard Rios joined the party as he found the back of the net to make it four for Colombia.

90′ – FOUR MINUTES ADDED TIME

90+4′ – GOAL: Miguel Borja put the ice on the cake and scored Colombia’s fifth goal of the day.

90+5′ – FULL TIME: Colombia 5-0 Panama.

Player of the Match: James Rodriguez (Colombia)

James Rodriguez did everything he wanted in the game, dominating the midfield with his goal and passes.

Key Moment

When Luis Diaz scored Colombia’s third goal, it was the end for Panama as chances after chances were failed to be converted.

Key Stats

Colombia have qualified for the semifinal in two consecutive seasons with the latest one came in 2021 where they lost to Argentina in the semifinal. They also marked the 27-matches unbeaten run in the process

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