MX23RW : Thursday, October 18 05:57:36
Jun 28, 2014 at 9pm UK at ​Maracana, Rio de Janeiro
Colombia
2-0
Uruguay
Rodriguez (28', 50')
Armero (0')
FT(HT: 1-0)

Gimenez (55'), Lugano (76')

Oscar Tabarez "proud" of Uruguay

Uruguay manager Oscar Tabarez says that he is proud of his players despite their defeat against Colombia in the last 16 of the world Cup.

Uruguay manager Oscar Tabarez has said that he is proud of his players despite their defeat against Colombia in the last 16 of the world Cup.

A double from James Rodriguez inspired the Colombians to a 2-0 win that saw Uruguay knocked out of the tournament.

"We knew that Colombia have individual players that contribute a lot to their team play," Tabarez told reporters.

"We have to accept the defeat and wish them that they do well as a fellow South American country. The only thought is that I'm very proud of the men that make up the national squad of Uruguay. They've given their all."

Colombia will face Brazil in the quarter-finals next Friday.

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Uruguay's goalkeeper Fernando Muslera fails to save Colombia's midfielder James Rodriguez' (R) shot during the Round of 16 football match between Colombia and Uruguay at the Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro during the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil on Ju
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