Luis Diaz dominated the match.
Colombia recorded a 2-1 victory over Brazil in their fifth South American qualifying match for the FIFA World Cup 2026 at the Estadio Metropolitano Roberto Melendez in Barranquilla, Colombia, on Sunday at 9 a.m. ET. The win extends Colombia’s unbeaten streak to five matches in the group stage.
Brazil brought a 4-2-3-1 formation. Martinelli, Vinicius, Hodriguez, Hapinha, Andre, Guimarães, Roddy, Magalhaes, Marquinhos, and Emerson started up front, with Alisson in goal. Colombia’s counterpart utilized a 4-2-3-1 formation. Boré Mori, Díaz, Jámes, Carrasco, Castaño, Yuríbe, Machado, Lukumi, Sánchez, and Munoz filled out the starting lineup, with Vargas in goal.
Brazil opened the scoring. In the first minute, Rodriguez received a pass from Hodriguez and attempted a left-footed shot from outside the box, but the ball went wide right of the goal. With the momentum in their favor, Brazil took an early lead. In the fourth minute, Martinelli, off a pass from Vinicius, fired a right-footed shot from inside the box that split the Colombian net.
After conceding the lead, Colombia looked to equalize. In the eighth minute, Yuribe had a header in the box, but it didn’t go in. Colombia went on the offensive. In the 16th minute, Carrascal fired a right-footed shot from inside the box off a pass from Diaz that was saved by the keeper. In the 18th minute, Jamez and Dias combined to get a shot off, but Alisson made the save.
Colombia continued to press. In the 22nd minute, Dias received a pass from Machado in the box and tried a left-footed shot, but the ball went wide to the right of the goal. At the end of the first half, Colombia had a golden opportunity. In the 43rd minute, Castaño took an audacious mid-range shot from outside the box off a pass from Carrasco, but the keeper made the save. The first half ended with Brazil holding a 1-0 lead.
Brazil had the first shot of the second half. Five minutes into the second half, Guimarães picked up the ball outside the box and took a bold shot that went wide right of the goal. Brazil continued to attack. In the ninth minute of the second half, Hapinha received a pass from Hodriguez and took a shot from outside the box that was saved by the goalkeeper. 토토사이트
Colombia was looking to equalize. In the 11th minute, Carrascal fired a right-footed shot from outside the box off a pass from Sinistera, but the keeper made the save. Colombia gained momentum. In the 25th minute, Dias fired a right-footed shot from inside the box off a pass from Aspiria, but it went wide left of the goal.
Colombia equalized. In the 30th minute, Aspiria’s cross found Dias in the box for a header to equalize. Colombia seized the momentum and took the lead. In the 34th minute, Dias rattled the Brazilian net with a header from inside the box off a cross from Jamez. No further goals were scored and the game ended with a 2-1 victory for Colombia.