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Bahrain0Colombia6

Bahrain 0-6 Colombia

Juan Cuadrado and Radamel Falcao
Chelsea midfielder Juan Cuadrado and Manchester United striker Radamel Falcao helped Colombia thrash Bahrain

Manchester United striker Radamel Falcao scored twice as Colombia beat Bahrain in an international friendly.

Falcao, who has netted four times in 22 matches at United on loan from Monaco, is now only one goal short of Arnoldo Iguaran's Colombia record of 24.

Carlos Bacca scored from Falcao's pass before the striker scored twice in four minutes - a volley and a low strike.

Second-half goals from Adrian Ramos and debutants Johan Mojica and Andres Renteria sealed the convincing victory.

Falcao missed the World Cup in Brazil last year after knee ligament surgery and has now scored 23 goals in 55 internationals.

His loan spell at Old Trafford, worth £265,000 per week, expires at the end of the season when United must decide whether to take up a £43.5m option to buy him.

Earlier this week, Falcao suggested he may leave the Premier League side when he said: "I need to find a place where I have continuity and I can play."

Falcao played for 72 minutes against Bahrain before being substituted.

Line-ups

Bahrain

  • 1Jafar AbbasSubstituted forAl Doseriat 68'minutes
  • 15Omar
  • 5Abdul hamidBooked at 87mins
  • 13Al Hazaa
  • 3Ali Al HayamSubstituted forAl Hootiat 83'minutes
  • 7Ali Abdulwahab Husain
  • 19AbudahoomSubstituted forJaafarat 63'minutes
  • 4ShubbarSubstituted forOmarat 87'minutes
  • 12Aaish
  • 9Al MaloodSubstituted forAl Husainiat 63'minutes
  • 14OkwunwanneSubstituted forJanahiat 83'minutes

Substitutes

  • 2Abdalnabi
  • 6Omar
  • 8Jaafar
  • 10Al Amer
  • 11Hassan
  • 16Merza
  • 20Al Husaini
  • 21Al Doseri
  • 22Al-Sebaie
  • 23Al Hooti
  • 29Janahi

Colombia

  • 1Ospina
  • 24Bocanegra
  • 3Franco
  • 23MurilloSubstituted forGuarínat 45'minutes
  • 5Andrade
  • 6Sánchez
  • 8AguilarSubstituted forMedinaat 76'minutes
  • 11CuadradoSubstituted forCardonaat 83'minutes
  • 15QuinteroSubstituted forMojicaat 63'minutes
  • 9FalcaoSubstituted forRenteríaat 72'minutes
  • 17BaccaSubstituted forRamosat 45'minutes

Substitutes

  • 4Arias
  • 7Armero
  • 12Vargas
  • 13Guarín
  • 14Borré
  • 16Rentería
  • 18Medina
  • 19Gutiérrez
  • 20Ramos
  • 25Mejía
  • 27Cardona
  • 28Barrios
  • 30Mojica
Referee:
Mohammed Al-Hoaish

Match Stats

Home TeamBahrainAway TeamColombia
Possession
Home41%
Away59%
Shots
Home7
Away13
Shots on Target
Home3
Away10
Corners
Home0
Away1
Fouls
Home14
Away13

Live Text

Match ends, Bahrain 0, Colombia 6.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Bahrain 0, Colombia 6.

Delay over. They are ready to continue.

Delay in match (Colombia).

Foul by Fredy Guarín (Colombia).

Abdulwahab Ali (Bahrain) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt saved. Fredy Guarín (Colombia) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Booking

Saleh Abdul hamid (Bahrain) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Edwin Cardona (Colombia) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Saleh Abdul hamid (Bahrain).

Substitution

Substitution, Bahrain. Rashed Al Hooti replaces Waleed Al Hayam.

Substitution

Substitution, Bahrain. Ahmed Abdul Nabi replaces Sayed Shubbar.

Foul by Carlos Sánchez (Colombia).

Abdulwahab Ali (Bahrain) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Substitution

Substitution, Colombia. Edwin Cardona replaces Juan Cuadrado.

Substitution

Substitution, Bahrain. Abdulla Janahi replaces Jaycee Okwunwanne.

Goal!

Goal! Bahrain 0, Colombia 6. Andrés Rentería (Colombia) right footed shot from the right side of the box to the centre of the goal. Assisted by Johan Mojica.

Goal!

Goal! Bahrain 0, Colombia 5. Johan Mojica (Colombia) left footed shot from very close range to the centre of the goal. Assisted by Andrés Rentería.

Substitution

Substitution, Colombia. John Steffan Medina replaces Abel Aguilar.

Attempt missed. Faouzi Aaish (Bahrain) left footed shot from more than 35 yards is high and wide to the left. Assisted by Jaycee Okwunwanne with a headed pass.

Foul by Fredy Guarín (Colombia).

Abdulwahab Ali (Bahrain) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Daniel Bocanegra (Colombia) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Jaycee Okwunwanne (Bahrain).

Abel Aguilar (Colombia) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Faouzi Aaish (Bahrain).

Offside, Bahrain. Saleh Abdul hamid tries a through ball, but Sami Al Husaini is caught offside.

Substitution

Substitution, Colombia. Andrés Rentería replaces Falcao.

Delay over. They are ready to continue.

Delay in match (Colombia).

Foul by Daniel Bocanegra (Colombia).

Sayed Shubbar (Bahrain) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Substitution

Substitution, Bahrain. Hamad Al Doseri replaces Sayed Mohamed Abbas.

Foul by Johan Mojica (Colombia).

Abdulla Omar (Bahrain) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Substitution

Substitution, Bahrain. Sayed Ahmed Jaafar replaces Faisal Abudahoom.

Substitution

Substitution, Colombia. Johan Mojica replaces Juan Quintero.

Substitution

Substitution, Bahrain. Sami Al Husaini replaces Abdulwahab Al Malood.

Goal!

Goal! Bahrain 0, Colombia 4. Adrián Ramos (Colombia) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Fredy Guarín.

Attempt missed. Jaycee Okwunwanne (Bahrain) right footed shot from outside the box is too high. Assisted by Faisal Abudahoom.

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