Colombia made their debut with a 1-0 victory over Ecuador in the 2021 Copa America. Reinaldo Rueda led the coffee growers for the second time in the tournament’s history and continued with good numbers. There were many starters to choose from; Cardona scored for the first time in the cup; And Falcao has a valid registration.
However, the hero of this report is David Ospina. The Colombian goalkeeper continues to make history and does not stop.
Here are the best data from Colombia’s win over Ecuador:
1 – Edwin Cardona’s goal This was the 135th place for Colombia in the history of the Copa America.
2- Victory 46 for the national team In 117 games in the Copa America. He has 25 draws and 46 defeats.
3- Colombia does not lose in the Copa America 5 years ago. It was June 22, 2016, 0-2 against Chile in the Copa America Centenary semi-finals. From there, complete 6 matches unbeaten (5 wins and 1 draw)
4- A good series of games without losing has its own specialty: Never give up on goals. According to Carlos Forero (@carlosforero11), they are already 619 minutes unbeaten against Colombia. David Ospina and Alvaro Montero were in goal, although the latter only covered in a cup match.
5- The Last of Ospina: The third goalkeeper to save in four or more Copa Americas: 2015, 2016, 2019 and 2021. Rene Higuita, which he covered in 5 editions of Cuba (1987, 1989, 1991, 1995 and 1999). Miguel Calero’s photo Presented in the 1997, 1999, 2001 and 2004 Cups).
6- Edwin Cardona It took 11 Copa America matches to score a goal in the tournament. This Sunday gave Ecuador a 1-0 win. He played 2 matches in the 2015 Cup, 6 in 2016 and 2 in 2019.
7-5 Colombian players who made their Copa America debut: Oscar Murillo, Daniel Muñoz, Jairo Moreno, Rafael Santos Puri and Miguel Borja.
8- The third win in a row 1-0 in the Copa America: against Ecuador, in 2021; In 2019 against Paraguay and Qatar (the last match in that cup was a 0-0 draw with Chile).
9- The last double of a Colombian in the Copa America: Falcao Garcia, on July 10, 2011, Colombia 2-0 Bolivia. Will it be ten years?
10- Reinaldo Rueda with Colombia in the Copa America so far: 7 matches, 4 wins, 1 draw and 2 losses. bend to zero 4 times; 8 goals against and 7 against.