Colombia opens his adventures in the Copa America 2011 with the smooth. 10 players against Costa Rica, Colombia won 1-0.
In a match that held Estadio 23 de Agosto, Sunday (07/03/2011) pm dawn, Colombian attack since the early minutes of the game.
In the 15th minute the first opportunity obtained by Gustavo Ramos, who attacked from the left side and into the penalty box, hard shot that can still be pushed over the release of Costa Rica's goalkeeper, Lionel Moreira.
In the 28th minute Costa Rica to play with 10 men after Randall Brenes receiving a red card after a tackle telatnya to Luis Perea.
The situation was also exploited by continuously pressing defense Colombia Costa Rica and finally succeeded in the 45th minute when Ramos, who got the ball in the penalty box, easily outwit Moreira and dilesakkannnya ball into the goal with his left foot.
Go to the second round, Fredy Guarin melepask Korner and ball headlong Radamel Falcao. Unfortunately the crossbar foiled these opportunities in the 57th minute.
Two minutes later Costa Rica trying to threaten the free-kick past David Guzman, but the ball still deviated on the left side of Colombia.
Not many more opportunities generated both teams until the fight was over and Colombia also managed to maintain the 1-0 advantage.
Three points to bring the Los Cafeteros top Group A followed by Argentina and Bolivia which drew 1-1 earlier today. Colombia's next game is the wait on the host on 6 July.