By Ryan Mayer, CBS Local Sports
The USA advanced out of the group of death unscathed and now have what looks to be one of the easier paths ahead of them to advance to the semi-final. Their first test of the knockout stages will be Colombia who placed second in their group and the highlight of their tournament so far was a 2-0 win over France in the group stages. The match-up takes place tonight at 8pm.
There’s some history of bad blood between these two teams. Back in the 2012 Olympic Games, in a 3-0 USA win, Colombia’s striker Lady Andrade punched Abby Wambach in the eye and received a 2-match suspension. Combined with our next category, it’s safe to say that there will be plenty of intensity in this match-up.
Colombia Trash Talk
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