Colombia vs. Greece: Goals and Highlights from World Cup Group C Match

Sean SwabyUK Staff WriterJune 14, 2014

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Colombia's World Cup campaign got off to a roaring start thanks to a thorough 3-0 dismantling of Greece in their Group C opener.

Pablo Armero gave Colombia an early lead with a strike in the fifth minute. 

Juan Cuadrado did fine work on the right wing, hitting a low cross that fell to Armero, who fired past Orestis Karnezis. 

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And then the celebration was on. 

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Teo Gutierrez doubled Colombia's lead in the 55th minute and put the Tricolour in a commanding spot when scoring from point-blank range off of a corner kick. 

The ball trickled through a bevy of players before falling at the boot of Teo, who simply had to tap in.

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James Rodriguez put the finishing touches on the thorough Colombian performance, neatly finishing a clever buildup. 

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His celebration was not quite as impressive as the goal. 

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Colombia next face the Ivory Coast and Greece will look to rebound against Japan.