International Friendlies

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.



Formation 4-2-3-1

  • 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


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


Formation 4-2-2-2

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


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

Match Stats

Home TeamBahrainAway TeamColombia
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Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Bahrain 0, Colombia 6.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Bahrain 0, Colombia 6.

  3. Post update

    Delay over. They are ready to continue.

  4. Post update

    Delay in match (Colombia).

  5. Post update

    Foul by Fredy Guarín (Colombia).

  6. Post update

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

  7. Post update

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

  8. Booking

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

  9. Post update

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

  10. Post update

    Foul by Saleh Abdul hamid (Bahrain).

  11. Substitution

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

  12. Substitution

    Substitution, Bahrain. Ahmed Abdul Nabi replaces Sayed Shubbar.

  13. Post update

    Foul by Carlos Sánchez (Colombia).

  14. Post update

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

  15. Substitution

    Substitution, Colombia. Edwin Cardona replaces Juan Cuadrado.

  16. Substitution

    Substitution, Bahrain. Abdulla Janahi replaces Jaycee Okwunwanne.

  17. 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.

  18. 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.

  19. Substitution

    Substitution, Colombia. John Steffan Medina replaces Abel Aguilar.

  20. Post update

    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.

Scores, Results & Fixtures

Thursday 26th March 2015

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