The Stars and Stripes defeated by Colombia at Levi’s Stadium, Copa America Group stage by 0-2. The Copa America Centenario serves as a rough start to 2016, as the match was among the tough teams in Western Hemisphere.
The Friday night Copa America opener was against Colombia and USMNT, which lasts all the night, and Team USA’s dull performance leads to Colombia to USMNT (2-0). The two goals are in the first half rather the second taken just before the break.
Team Colombia hit the first goal just in eight minutes as Cristian Zapata hit with his right foot, crossed over Brad Guzan for 1-0. Soon after the first goal hit, Team USA put the effort together by passing certain sequences in attack but failed in the first half.
Yedlin called for a handball inside the box since leads to penalty kick awarding makes James Rodriguez left the match due to a shoulder injury, but Team Colombia managed to win with U.S.
Now Colombia sits top in the group with three points and USMNT need some points from its last two matches to get into quarterfinals. The next event team the USA play against Costa Rica on Tuesday, while Colombia plays against Paraguay.
The match held on Friday at 9.30 p.m. ET in Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, California.