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FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023 – Colombia vs Jamaica – Match Report

Colombia registered a convincing 1-0 win over Jamaica in their Round Of 16 match of the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023 at the Melbourne rectangular stadium. The game was a more or less evenly poised one with both the sides sharing 50 percent of the ball possession and thus having their chances in the game on regular intervals. Despite the game being a closely contested one, Colombia managed to emerge victorious due to the fact that they capitalised on their chances more often than their opponents.

The game began with each of the two sides looking for chances to attack the opponent net. Neither of the sides however seemed to keep possession of the ball for long time. Both the sides looked scratchy thereby being unable to find their rhythm during the early phase of the game. Jamaica seemed to sustain a major injury blow in the 21st minute when Carter ended up on the floor after an Arias clearance hit her on the face.

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The Jamaican winger however was able to continue as she went back to the pitch soon. Colombia arguably got the best chance to open the scoring in the first half in the 38th minute. An inswinging corner from Santos bounced around in the box and was eventually hooked into the path of Carabali by Ramirez, with the former sending her effort well over the cross bar from close range.

The second half saw some serious but of resurgance from the Colombian attack in particular. They soon got the reward of their hard work as they were finally able to open the scoring in the 51st minute. Guzman supplied an excellent switch of play from left to right lifting har pass over the head of blackwood into the path of Usme. The Colombian captain took a touch before curling her effort past the keeper into the back of the net.

Jamaica didn’t really stand a chance to initiate a turn around at any point of time thereon. The side did come close to equalizing for one last time in the match in the 82nd minute. Cameron’s curling pass in the box was met by Spencer’s powerful header who saw her effort bounce narrowly wide of the target. FT:- Colombia 1-0 Jamaica.


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