Team News: Two changes for Colombia

Colombia make two changes to their starting lineup for their World Cup opener against Greece.

Colombia have made two changes to their starting lineup for their World Cup opener against Greece tonight.

 Colombia players pose for a team photo before the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Group C match between Colombia and Greece at Estadio Mineirao on June 14, 2014© Getty Images

Abel Aguilar and Juan Cuadrado both come in for the South Americans after missing last weekend's friendly win over Jordan. Eder Alvarez misses out on a place in the starting XI, while Fredy Guarin is suspended.

Meanwhile, Jackson Martinez and Carlos Bacca are among the substitutes for Colombia.

The Greece players prior to the group C football match between Colombia and Greece at the Mineirao Arena in Belo Horizonte during the 2014 FIFA World Cup on June 14, 2014© Getty Images

Sokratis Papastathopoulos has shaken off an injury to start for the Greeks after sitting out last Saturday's victory over Bolivia, but Kostas Mitroglu must settle for a place on the bench.

Colombia: Ospina; Zapata, Yepes, Sanchez, Armero, Aguilar, Gutierrez, Rodriguez, Cuadrado, Ibarbo, Zuniga
Subs: Vargas, Mondragon, Arias, Balanta, Valdes, Mejia, Carbonero, Quintero, Bacca, Jackson Martinez, Ramos

Greece: Karnezis; Maniatis, Manolas, Samaras, Kone, Salpingidis, Torosidis, Gekas, Sokratis, Cholevas, Katsouranis
Subs: Glykos, Kapino, Vyntra, Moras, Tzavellas, Tziolis, Fetfatzidis, Christodoulopoulos, Karagounis, Tachtsidis, Samaris, Mitroglou

Colombia's Radamel Falcao celebrates after scoring the opening goal against Belgium during an international friendly match on November 14, 2013
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