Colombia Beats Ivory Coast, Now In Great Position To Advance

Colombia holds on to beat Ivory Coast, 2-1. Colombia can now advance to the knockout round with a Japan win or draw vs. Greece.

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Colombia takes on Ivory Coast in World Cup Group C play at 12 p.m. ET. We'll post all the updates here live.

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Colombia holds on to beat Ivory Coast, 2-1. Colombia can now advance to the knockout round with a Japan win or draw vs. Greece.

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Gervinho cuts the lead in half. Goal Ivory Coast. Now trailing 2-1.

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Colombia celebrates the first goal.

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Colombia hits the post!

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Ivory Coast with a great scoring opportunity after a sloppy Colombia turnover. The Elephants' counterattacking has looked strong in the first half.

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Colombia almost went up 1-0 on this wonderful chance in the box, but Gutierrez flubbed it. Ivory Coast very lucky to be all even 0-0.

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Didier Drogba not starting for Ivory Coast for the second straight match. He came off the bench vs. Greece and made a big impact. Expect to see him subbing in again today.

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Colombia defeated Greece in their opening World Cup match, 3-0.

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Colombia's James Rodriguez (10) celebrates with his teammate Juan Zuniga after scoring his side's third goal vs. Greece.