Uruguay 3-0 Colombia: Diego Godin, Diego Rolan and Abel Hernandez ensure their side edge 2018 World Cup qualifier

  • Uruguay have made it two wins out of two in 2018 World Cup qualification 
  • Oscar Tabarez's side claimed three points thanks to 3-0 win in Montevideo
  • Diego Godin, Diego Rolan and Abel Hernandez got on scoresheet in win
  • Juventus winger Juan Cuadrado saw red during stoppage-time 

By Anthony Hay for MailOnline

Published: 20:07 EST, 13 October 2015 | Updated: 20:20 EST, 13 October 2015

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Goals from Diego Godin, Diego Rolan and Abel Hernandez ensured Uruguay defeated Colombia to win back-to-back 2018 World Cup qualifying games.

Uruguay captain Godin opened the scoring in the 34th minute before Diego Rolan added a second six minutes after the half-time break. 

Abel Hernandez scored a late third before Juan Cuadrado saw red in stoppage-time.  

Uruguay defender Diego Godin (right) celebrates his goal with international team-mate Maxi Pereira (left)

Uruguay defender Diego Godin (right) celebrates his goal with international team-mate Maxi Pereira (left)

Bordeaux striker Diego Rolan puts his hands to his ears after doubling his side's lead in Montevideo

Bordeaux striker Diego Rolan puts his hands to his ears after doubling his side's lead in Montevideo

Godin runs away in celebration after putting his side in the lead during the 2018 World Cup qualifier  

Godin runs away in celebration after putting his side in the lead during the 2018 World Cup qualifier  

Uruguay's players gather in a huddle after captain Godin put his side in the lead after 34 minutes 

Uruguay's players gather in a huddle after captain Godin put his side in the lead after 34 minutes 

Arsenal goalkeeper David Ospina competes for the ball with Uruguay goalscorer Rolan during the match

Arsenal goalkeeper David Ospina competes for the ball with Uruguay goalscorer Rolan during the match

Juan Cuadrado, who saw red in stoppage time, was unable to stop his side from losing against Uruguay

Juan Cuadrado, who saw red in stoppage time, was unable to stop his side from losing against Uruguay

Subsitute Radamel Falcao (left) came on for the last 18 minutes after replacing Santiago Arias

Subsitute Radamel Falcao (left) came on for the last 18 minutes after replacing Santiago Arias

Hull's Abel Hernandez (left) rounded off the scoring with a late third with just two minutes left on the clock

Hull's Abel Hernandez (left) rounded off the scoring with a late third with just two minutes left on the clock

MATCH FACTS 

URUGUAY: Muslera, Maxi Pereira, Gimenez, Godin, Caceres (Lodeiro 19mins), Sanchez (Hernandez 72), Corujo, Gonzalez (Nandez 86), Pereira, Stuani, Rolan

Subs not used: Campana, Mayada, De Arrascaeta, Gaston Silva, Lozano, Santos, Coates, Jonathan Rodriguez, Martin Silva

Goals: Godin 34, Rolan 51, Hernandez 88 

Booked: Corujo 

COLOMBIA: Ospina, Arias (Falcao 72), Zapata, Murillo, Fabra, Cuadrado, Sanchez, Guarin (Torres 58), Cardona, Gutierrez (Castillo 58), Bacca

Subs not used: Vargas, Barrios, Balanta, Borre, Mejia, Meza, Palacios, Martinez, Bonilla

Booked: Murrillo, Castillo, Arias

Sent off: Cuadrado 90 

Referee: Heber Lopes (Brazil) 

 

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