Following an impressive Copa America display, Colombia will be hosting arch Rivals Chile for the International Friendly match. The match is scheduled for October 12th with kick off at 12:00 ET.
The Tricolors will face off again against the Chilean side with the last meeting ending in a 0-0 draw at the Arena Corinthians stadium during the Copa America quarter Finals. With the team under the new management of Coach Carlos Queiroz, there are a lot of expectations from the Colombian side.
The Red One, on the other hand, has posed a threat for Colombia over the years of heated battles. Even though it is a friendly, expect all guns blazing with each side fighting for bragging rights. Following the elimination for the Copa America quarter-finals at the hands of Chile, the Colombian side will set their eyes on revenge.
Colombia vs. Chile Head to Head
Both the Colombian and Chilean sides had faced each other 11 times. With Chile taking up 5 wins and four games ending in a draw. Colombia have won against Chile two times. The last meeting saw Chile edge out Colombia on a penalty shootout.
After an impressive run in the qualification group stages, here is a look at the previous matches played by Colombia:
- Venezuela 0-0 Colombia
- Brazil 2-2 Colombia
- Chile 0-0 Colombia
- Colombia 1-0 Paraguay
- Colombia 1-0 Qatar
Here is a look at the last previous matches by Chile:
- Honduras 2-1 Chile
- Chile 0-0 Argentina
- Argentina 2-1 Chile
- Chile 0-3 Peru
- Colombia 0-0 Chile (4-5)
Colombia Team News
Juventus winger Cuadrado will feature in the squad following an impressive run in Serie A under Juventus. A major omission from the 28 man squad was Galatasaray forward Falcao. He will be replaced with a new Ranger’s call-up Alfredo Morelos.
James Rodriguez is highly unlikely to feature in the friendly after picking up a calf muscle injury against Valladolid. Napoli’s goalkeeper Ospina is set to feature.
Chile Team News
Inter Milan forward Alexis Sanchez has been cleared to take part in the 28 man squad for the match. Joining the formidable attack is the former Inter midfielder, Gary Medel.
In addition, the Chilean side will benefit from the addition of Barcelona’s Arturo Vidal and Fiorentina Erick Pulgar. The Chilean side recently called up Zenit’s midfielder Wilmar Barrios to the squad.
- Predictions and Odds
- Chile win
- Goals Under 2.5
- Double Chance Chile or Draw