SPORT-COPA-COLOMBIA 2 LAST

first_imgThe bruising nature of the game continued after the break,The bruising nature of the game continued after the break, with Renato Tapia lucky not to concede a penalty in the 53rd minute after a blatant barge on Bacca in the box which went unpunished. After 63 minutes, Argentinian referee Patricio Loustau had clearly seen enough and reached for his pocket, booking Tapia for a wild foul on Rodriguez.The frustration of Colombias players also began to show, with Cristian Zapata and Farid Diaz both picking up yellow cards within a few minutes of each other midway through the second half.The pattern of play continued as the minutes wore down, with neither side creating much in the way of clear-cut chances.Peru almost snatched victory deep into injury time however when Christian Ramos headed powerfully towards goal from Cuevas corner.Ospina however was equal to the challenge — pulling off his first save of the night to tip over the bar to take the game to penalties. AFP AH AHlast_img read more