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Colombia beats Uruguay 2-0 at World Cup

World Cup 2014

Colombia’s Juan Zuniga, left, gets in a shot despite the challenge of Uruguay’s Alvaro Pereira during the World Cup round of 16 soccer match between Colombia and Uruguay at the Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on Saturday.

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RIO DE JANEIRO — With a spectacular swivel-and-strike, James Rodriguez provided one of the highlights of the World Cup and gave Brazil reason to worry.
Rodriguez scored one of the best goals of the tournament and added a second to put Colombia into the World Cup quarterfinals for the first time with a 2-0 win over Uruguay on Saturday — setting up a meeting with the host nation.
Rodriguez added to his growing list memorable moments in Brazil when he gave his team the lead with a long-range volley as he turned in the 28th minute. He scored the second from close ...


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