Tight at the top of CONMEBOL table

After a poor start, Colombia got their campaign back on track in dramatic fashion on Tuesday. Following on from their excellent 4 – 0 win against Uruguay on Friday “El cafeteros” turned over Chile 3 – 1 in Santiago. Colombia’s Falcoa celebrates Despite going behind just before half-time through Matias Fernandez, Colombia rallied in the […]

CONMEBOL results and table

Colombia shot into third place in the CONMEBOL qualifying section after two fine wins yesterday. Uruguay , who lost to Colombia on Friday scrambled to a home draw versus Ecuador. Largely thanks to a baffling referee performance. Paraguay dropped out of contention with another loss to Venezuela and Peru recorded a fine draw against Argentina. […]

Levein’s starting 11 versus Macedonia

4 hours before the game starts and Craig Levein has already announced that Jamie Mackie, James Forrest and Shaun Maloney will replace Charlie Adam, Robert Snodgrass and Steven Naismith. The only question on every Scottish fans lips is: Why no Jordan Rhodes? Kenny Miller looked knackered at half-time on Saturday and Rhodes had an immediate effect […]

Predicted formations for Uruguay vs Ecuador

Uruguay are coming off a 4- o hiding against Colombia on Friday and have slipped to 4rth in the CONMEBOL table. A combination of the relentless heat, a bad start and some iffy goal keeping contributed to their dramatic collapse. Anything less than a win  for Oscar Taberez’s team would be disastrous. “That goal calmed their […]

Predictions for COMNEBOL Friday fixtures

Colombia 1 Uruguay 1 Based on Colombia’s last outing and the fact that Falcoa never replicates his Atletico Madrid form I can’t see Colombia winning against a strong Uruguay side. Ecuador 3 Bolivia 1 Even without Christain Benitez Ecuador should have enough to overcome Bolivia. Argentina 4 Paraguay 1 Much like Ecuador I think will […]