Current Champions of the tournament, the Chileans will play again in the final.
The national team of Chile in the quarterfinals with the score 7:0 defeated Mexico, and in the opening minutes of the semifinal meeting with the Columbia team of Juan Antonio Pizzi has continued to terrify the opponent’s defense. By 11 minutes, last year’s winner of the America’s Cup led 2:0. As it turned out, the margin of two goals was enough to reach the final.
In the seventh minute Cuadrado in the penalty area gifted the ball to the Orangis, and the strike from several meters left no chance Bravo. After a few revolutions of the minute hand Fuensalida finished off the ball into the goal after hitting Alexis Sanchez the post.
Soon in Chicago, the storm began – organizers to move the match did not, and made the players a two-hour break. The forced pause has benefited the Chileans who have returned the initiative in their hands and without any problems brought the match to the bitter end.
Colombia – Chile 0:2
Goals: Aránguiz, 7, Fuensalida, 11
Colombia: Ospina – Arias, Zapata, Murillo, Fabra (S. Perez, 73) Torres, C. Sánchez – Cuadrado (Bacca, 80), Cardona (M. Moreno, 46), John. Rodriguez, R. Martinez
Chile: Bravo, Isla, Medel, Jara, Beausejour – Aránguiz, Silva, Hernandez (Pulgar, 30) – Fuensalida (Puig, 75), Vargas (M. Gonzalez, 88), Alexis Sánchez
Warning: K. Sanchez, Bacca, George. Rodriguez – Bravo, Alexis Sanchez, Beausejour, Puig, Silva
Removal: K. Sanchez, 57