Colombia vs. Ivory Coast: 6 Things We Learned

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Colombia vs. Ivory Coast: 6 Things We Learned
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Colombia moved to within touching distance of the last 16 of the 2014 World Cup with a close-fought 2-1 victory over Ivory Coast in Brasilia on Thursday.

Goals from James Rodriguez and Juan Quintero put Jose Pekerman's team into a two-goal lead with 20 minutes left to play. Ivory Coast fought back and reduced the deficit to one through Gervinho, but they were just unable to find an equaliser in the closing minutes.

Here are six things we learned from Colombia's 2-1 Group C victory over Ivory Coast.

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