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Uruguay vs Colombia – Match Preview

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Uruguay and Colombia are set to clash in the Copa America semi-final. This eagerly awaited match will take place at the Bank of America Stadium on Wednesday, July 11th. It kicks off at 00:00 GMT. As the tournament nears its climax, both teams aim to reach the final. They know a win here is crucial. The odds suggest a close match, highlighting the teams’ equal strengths and the significance of this showdown.

Uruguay – Form

Uruguay has shown impressive form lately. Their latest victory was a 5-0 win against Bolivia in the Copa America on July 7, 2024. Facundo Pellistri, Darwin Nunez, Maximiliano Araujo, Federico Valverde, and Rodrigo Bentancur scored. This result was expected by bookmakers. Before this, they beat Panama 3-1 and won 1-0 against the USA. These results were in line with predictions, showing Uruguay’s consistent performance.

Colombia – Form

Colombia has also been performing well, especially on the road. Their latest victory was a 5-0 win over Panama in the Copa America on July 6, 2024. Jhon Cordoba, James Rodriguez, Luis Diaz, and Richard Rios scored. This matched bookmakers’ expectations. They also drew 1-1 with Brazil and won 3-0 against Costa Rica. These outcomes were anticipated, highlighting Colombia’s steady form.

Uruguay – Colombia – Head to Head

The last match between Uruguay and Colombia ended in a 2:2 draw on October 12, 2023. In their last 10 meetings, Uruguay won 4 times, Colombia won 3, and 3 matches ended in draws. Both teams scored twice in the last 5 matchups. Moreover, 5 of the last 6 matches saw over 2.5 goals. Uruguay has been resilient, avoiding defeat in 5 of these encounters.

Uruguay – Colombia – Standings

As the Copa America semi-finals approach, the focus shifts from standings to performance. The match is on July 11th at the Bank of America Stadium. With no league tables to consider, the spotlight is on how the teams perform on this neutral ground. The odds are close, showing how evenly matched the teams are. This sets the stage for a potentially close and unpredictable battle.

Uruguay vs Colombia – Top scorers

Darwin Nunez leads as the tournament’s top scorer with 10 goals. Federico Valverde and Nicolas de la Cruz have each added 3 goals. Rodrigo Bentancur and Mathias Olivera also scored 2 goals each. For Colombia, Luis Diaz has scored 5 times. Jhon Cordoba follows with 4 goals. Daniel Munoz and Jhon Arias have each scored 3 times, as has Rafael Santos Borre. This shows the scoring depth of both teams.

Uruguay vs Colombia – Full-Time Betting

The odds are set at 2.88 for a Uruguay win, 2.80 for a draw, and 2.90 for a Colombia win. Uruguay, despite playing on neutral ground, is slightly favored. They have a strong ‘home’ record, winning 12 of their last 13 matches. Colombia has not lost in their last 27 games. With key players missing on both sides, Uruguay’s recent head-to-head record gives them a slight edge.

Uruguay vs Colombia – Over/Under Betting

The odds for “Over 2.5” goals are 2.63, and for “Under 2.5” goals, they are 1.50. Historical data shows a trend towards more goals in recent encounters. Both teams’ recent performances suggest the potential for goals. “Under 2.5” at 1.50 is the conservative bet, while “Over 2.5” at 2.63 might appeal to those expecting a high-scoring game.

Uruguay vs Colombia – BTTS Betting

The odds are 2.05 for “BTTS: Yes” and 1.70 for “BTTS: No.” This suggests a balanced view of both teams’ scoring abilities. Uruguay’s strong defense and Colombia’s consistent away performance make “BTTS: No” at 1.70 the more likely outcome for this match.

Uruguay vs Colombia – Prediction