Colombia defeat Uruguay with 10 men, secures Copa America final

Gifted Markson

In a thrilling and intense match, Colombia secured their place in the Copa America final by defeating Uruguay 1-0, despite being reduced to 10 men.

The decisive moment came in the 34th minute when Lerma J. scored the only goal of the match, with a well-placed assist from James Rodriguez, who has been in exceptional form throughout the tournament.

The game took a dramatic turn just before halftime. In the 45+1 minute, Munos D. was sent off after receiving a second yellow card, leaving Colombia to play the remainder of the match with 10 men. Despite the numerical disadvantage, Colombia displayed remarkable resilience and determination to keep Uruguay at bay.

The match ended with Colombia holding onto their narrow lead, securing a hard-fought victory.

They will now face the defending champions, Argentina, in what promises to be an exhilarating final.

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