FC Astana’s players celebrate after advancing to the UEFA Champions League group stage after the Qualifying Round Play Off Second Leg match between APOEL Nicosia and FC Astana at GSP stadium  in Nicosia, Cyprus. Photo: Getty Images

A late Nemanja Maksimovic equaliser was enough to see FC Astana into the Champions League group stages - becoming the first ever team from Kazakhstan (...)

Argentina beat Colombia 5-4 on penalties to reach the Copa America semi-finals. Photograph: Afp

Argentina 0 Colombia 0 (Argentina win 5-4 on penalties) Substitute Carlos Tevez scored the decisive spot kick as Argentina earned a penalty shootout v(...)

 Brazilian  striker Neymar (L) and head coach Luiz Felipe Scolari.

The talk has been of Brazil’s mental health: the pressure and the tears, the psychologist summoned to the camp. “In psychological terms I think we’re(...)

Uruguay are likely to try to hit Colombia them on the break through their  one remaining world-class player, striker Edinson Cavani (right). Photograph: EPA

Inevitably the Luis Suárez situation has overshadowed the build-up to today’s second round match. And while he will be absent the disgraced striker(...)

Colombia’s Teofilo Gutierrez (left) celebrates with teammates Pablo Armero and Victor Ibarbo (right) after scoring the second  against Greece at the Mineirao stadium in Belo Horizonte. Photograph: Leonhard Foeger / Reuters

Colombia 3 Greece 0 Being hard to beat is all well and good in the qualifiers but come tournament time the currency is goals and against Colombia in B(...)

Falcao’s Monaco team mate James Rodriquez carries Colombian hopes in the absence of ’El Tigre’

Colombia face Greece in Belo Horizonte on Saturday night with both sides having legitimate hopes of progressing from arguably the tournament’s weakest(...)