Brazil who are the hosting team of the ongoing 2014 FIFA World Cup will be playing against Colombia in the quarter final stages of this tournament. This is the first match in the quarter finals hence will be watched by many fans and supporters of the two teams.
Columbia vs Brazil, The quarter final match will be played on 4th July at Estadio Castelao, a stadium that is located in Fortaleza city, Brazil. GMT -3 is the official Brazilian time the match will be kicking off. Brazil is under pressure by the fans and supporters, despite the match between them and Chile being very tough, they managed to secure victory through the penalties at the knockout stages.
Colombia on the other side qualified for the quarters by beating Uruguay 2 goals to null within the 90 minutes of the match. The match will also be competitive as both the two teams will be hoping for a win which will grant them a chance into the semifinals of this tournament.
Brazil vs Colombia: Match Preview and Analysis
Although Brazil managed to secure victory against Chile in the knockouts stages, it was one of the match in which the hosting team performed the poorest. The team was only in control of the match in the first minutes of the match and there after things went astray.
Chile came into control dominating the most part of the second half. Even after going to the extra minutes of the match, Chile kept on their attacking and defending skills hence making life very hard for the Brazilians.
The team was absolutely clueless of what they were really doing and even the best players it had were of no help in this match. In the penalty sessions, it was a do or die situation and the host escaped the elimination narrowly.
They however have to learn from this match that they can be absolutely vulnerable more so as the tournament draws closer to the end. Scolari men have to up their standards and showcase the best performance when they play Colombia. It is not going to be a walk in the park for the hosts.
Colombia is the only team that qualified for the quarters after a 90 minute victory over Uruguay. Most of the matches in the knockout stages ended up in extra times or even penalties hence the team showcased the best performance in the category of the ongoing tournament.
Colombia in general has had one of the good performance all the way from the group stages. It has been able to use the players it has to scale higher in the tournaments and aim to reach the finals of the 2014 FIFA World Cup.
The team is scheduled to create history when they defeat Brazil hence denying them a chance to have a taste of what the semifinals are. They are much prepared for the match and will keep on performing better.
Brazil vs Colombia: Who Are The Best Players Of The Match?
Brazil will heavily rely on the three superstars, which is Neymar, Julio Oscar and Marcelo. The trio have had so far a good performance at the world cup and will be used as the weapon of destruction when they play against Colombia. They will work with other players to make all this happen.
Colombia on the other hand will have James Rodriguez as the key player of the match. The superstar has had one of the best time and performance at the tournament.
He was even able to score against Uruguay in the knockout stages of the tournament hence giving his team victory. He will work together with other players for a success in this match.
Brazil vs Colombia: Head To Head Encounters
The two teams, Brazil and Colombia, have been able to face each other a total of 25 times in which 15 were won by Brazil, 8 of them ending in a draw and the remaining two matches were won by Colombia.
55 out of the 66 goals were scored by Brazil and the remaining 11 netted by Colombia. This will be the 26th time the two teams will be playing against each other.
Brazil in 2014 FIFA World Cup:-
- Brazil 3-1 Croatia (Group Stage)
- Brazil 0-0 Mexico (Group Stage)
- Brazil 4-1 Cameroon (Group Stage)
- Brazil 1(3)-1(2) Chile (Round of 16)
Columbia in 2014 FIFA World Cup:-
- Colombia 3-0 Greece (Group Stage)
- Colombia 2-1 Ivory Coast (Group Stage)
- Colombia 4-1 Japan (Group Stage)
- Colombia 2-0 Uruguay (Round of 16)
Brazil vs Colombia: Most Possible Players and Formation
In their last 4 world cup matches, Brazil seemed to be played with only 2 types of Formation. Formation 4-5-1 were for against Croatia and Chile, while formation 4-3-3 were for against Mexico and Cameroon. So, Brazil can play with 4-5-1 formation against Columbia on 4th July.
Just like Brazil, Columbia in their last 4 world cup matches played also with 2 types of formation. 4-5-1 formation were for against Greece and Ivory Coast, while formation 4-4-2 were for against Japan and Uruguay. So, the most possible formation for Columbia for against Brazil is 4-4-2.
Brazil’s Possible Players:- Cesar, Dani Alves, Silva, Luiz, Marcelo, Rosa, Gustavo, Oscar, Neymar, Hulk, and Willian.
Columbia’s Possible Players:- Ospina, Arias, Valdez, Balanta, Armero, Cuadrado, Mejia, Rodriguez, Quintero, Martinez, and Ramos.
Brazil vs Colombia: Match Prediction
Brazil will have corrected their mistakes and play a better kind of football this round. They will however not be able to defeat Colombians who have had a smooth walk through in the matches it has played.
Rodriguez will have to score in this match. At the 90th minute, the score line will be 3-2 in favor of Colombia.
Brazil vs Colombia: Where To Watch Live Stream Online?
Before giving out the live stream links for Columbia vs Brazil match, here are the top channels that will broadcast the Quarter Final match LIVE. TV Channels:- beIN Sports 1, Mai TV, Zattoo, Deportes RCN En Vivo, Sky Sports Brasil, AFN Sports, Sport 1 Russia, SuperSport Select, SLGO, ESPN, and BBC Radio 5 Live.
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Match Result:- Brazil 2-1 Colombia. Goal Scorers:- Thiago Silva at 7′ and David Luiz at 69′ for Brazil, and James Rodríguez at 80′(P) for Colombia.