Uruguay vs Colombia Player ratings

Uruguay 0-1 Colombia: Player ratings as Jefferson Lerma’s first-half strike was enough to send them into the finals

Colombia reached the finals of the 2024 Copa America after beating Uruguay 1-0. Jefferson Lerma scored the only goal of the game in the 39th minute as the Celeste were knocked out. Daniel Munoz was shown a red as Los Cafeteros played with 10 men for the entirety of the second half but managed to hold off their opponents to set up a mouthwatering finale with Argentina in Miami Gardens on Sunday. Here are the player ratings for both sides:

Uruguay National Football Team Player Ratings vs Colombia


Sergio Rochet
Sergio Rochet (Getty Images)

Sergio Rochet – 7/10: Made a few important saves to keep Colombia from extending their lead


Sebastian Cacere
Sebastian Caceres (Getty Images)

Sebastian Caceres – 7/10: Plucked the ball off Colombia’s players many times and impeded their attempts with perfectly timed tackles

Jose Gimenez – 7.5/10: Great positional awareness and strong in the air

Mathias Olivera – 6/10: Looked unsettled by Colombia’s frantic attacking style in the first half


Federico Valverde
Federico Valverde (Getty Images)

Federico Valverde – 8/10: A calm and assured display, with accurate passing being the highlight of his game

Manuel Ugarte – 7.5/10: Won many duels to demonstrate his ball-winning capabilities


Facundo Pellistri
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Facundo Pellistri – 6/10: Failed to light up Uruguay’s offense and hooked off at the break

Rodrigo Bentancur – 6/10: Was having a good game until going off injured

Nicolas de la Cruz – 7/10: Was key to regaining possession and laid a few crosses from out wide

Maximiliano Araujo – 7/10: Devastating link-up play and brilliant crosses

Darwin Nunez – 6.5/10: Asked questions of Colombia’s defense with his positioning but severely lacked shooting accuracy


Guillermo Varela – 7/10

Giorgian De Arrascaeta – 7/10

Cristian Olivera – 6.5/10

Luis Suarez – 6/10

Agustin Canobbio – 6/10


Marcelo Bielsa – 6.5/10

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Colombia National Football Team Player Ratings vs Uruguay


Camilo Vargas
Camilo Vargas (Getty Images)

Camilo Vargas – 7/10: Didn’t face much threat but made two saves to keep the Celestes at bay


Daniel Munoz
Daniel Munoz (Getty Images)

Daniel Munoz – 5/10: Got himself sent off in the first half as Colombia were made to play the entirety of the second with 10 men

Davinson Sanchez – 7.5/10: Excellent vision and a thorn in Uruguayan forwards’ flesh with key tackles

Carlos Cuesta – 6/10: Distributed the ball well but didn’t inspire hope in defense

Johan Mojica – 7/10: Prolific at regaining possession but misplaced quite a few passes


Jefferson Lerma
Jefferson Lerma (Getty Images)

Richard Rios – 6/10: Unable to impose himself in the game

Jefferson Lerma – 8/10: Scored the only goal of the game that took Colombia into the finals


James Rodriguez
James Rodriguez (Getty Images)

Jhon Arias – 5/10: Mostly a non-factor for Los Cafeteros

James Rodriguez – 7.5/10: A never-ending reservoir of goalscoring chances

Luis Diaz – 7/10: Didn’t offer a direct threat but created a few good chances

Jhon Cordoba – 6/10: Missed a big chance in the game


Santiago Arias – 6.5/10

Mateus Uribe – 6/10

Kevin Castano – 7/10

Yerry Mina – 7/10

Luis Sinisterra – 6.5/10


Nestor Lorenzo – 7.5/10

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